More than 400 students from 7 SAISD high schools participated in San Antonio’s third annual SA Works Job Shadow Day Feb. 2. Citywide, the event matched nearly 4,000 San Antonio students with 130 local employers for a half-day of onsite experience-based learning.
These SAISD students are involved in courses such as anatomy and physiology, animation, business management, computer science, engineering, graphic arts, health science, information technology, political science, public administration and robotics.
The community-wide event allows local companies to nurture the future workforce, encouraging a stronger emphasis on the professional skills and knowledge they seek in a skilled labor force. Businesses of all sizes participated – from San Antonio headquarters operations to small businesses and startups.
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