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January 28th, 2010

New Program Fosters Leadership in Future Workforce

Abstract:
Some area youth in Clearfield, Jefferson and Elk Counties are getting a head start on their career by exploring the professional options available right here in the Tri-County Area.

The Leaders in Technology (LIT) program helps young people evaluate work they are best suited for through assessments and aptitude analysis, and then introduces them to technology-based careers that align with both their talents and interests.

The career paths the program focuses on are also ones that are likely to provide plenty of opportunity, according to Penn State DuBois Continuing Education Representative Jeannine Hanes. "We have targeted high priority careers that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has outlined as having a large demand for people to fill open positions," Hanes said. That includes careers in the Telecommunications and Personal Computer industries, as well as work with Nanotechnology and Global Positioning Systems.

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