November 7, 2019 — On November 6, 2019, The JNE Group of Companies welcomed Grade 9 students to learn more about careers for national Take Our Kids to Work Day. This day is Canada’s most recognized career exploration event, with an estimated 200,000 students visiting workplaces every year.
Visiting students participated in a variety of fun and educational activities throughout the day, provided by a panel of JNE team members who helped to provide insight into the inner workings of the professional world. They students were also provided the opportunity to spend the day shadowing a parent, friend, relative, or volunteer host at JNE to get a head start on their careers and explore career opportunities available to them.
Developed by The Learning Partnership in 1994, Take Our Kids to Work Day is an annual event that gives students the opportunity to discover a range of career possibilities and navigate their career interests. The event also gives businesses an opportunity to share knowledge and advice around education, career choices, and relevant skills required in today’s workplace. 2019 marks the 25th national Take Our Kids to Work Day.