Community Career Exploration Showcase


Date: April 10, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: MCC Gym and Commons
Who Should Attend: Middle school students through sophomores in high school, parents, and the community.

Highlights from 2018 Career Exploration Showcase

This is the event of the year to help excite and energize the future workforce of our community about career possibilities in the area. You'll hear companies in manufacturing, healthcare, social assistance, marketing and more talk about what they do and demonstrate some of the jobs at those organizations.

Igniting the Passion of McHenry County's Future Workforce


High School Plus Presentation | Room B166 | 5:45 p.m. | Learn how your student can take courses for college credit while they are in high school

Financial Aid Presentation | Conference Center | 6:15 p.m. | Find out what you can do now to prepare your student for the college financial aid process

Engineering Pathways Discussion | Room B166 | 6:45 p.m. | Find out how to get started on the path to becoming an engineer

S.T.E.A.M. Zone | Gym | Engineering display and activities: robotics display, art and graphic arts, math, horticulture, and environmental activities.

Career Cruising Station | Bookstore Hallway | Stop and take an interest survey to find out what career paths match your passions!

Culinary Department Information/Restaurant Exhibition | Café | Come watch MCC culinary students in action! See what running a restaurant looks like.

MCC Fire Truck tours | Parking lot outside of main entrance in commons

Tours of the MCC Greenhouse | Depart from the gym

Virtual Welder | Gym | Try your hand at welding in a high-tech way!

Hands-on Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant Activities | Gym


  • Explore a variety of career options available, all in an immersive and interactive format
  • Get excited about the vast opportunities and career paths to take in McHenry County
  • Connect with area businesses and organizations