Occupation Exploration event at the Washington State Department of Transportation on April 16

April 9, 2024 

Media Contacts:  
Jenni Jourdan, Workforce Education coordinator, 509-682-6727, jjourdan@wvc.edu 
Jennifer Korfiatis, interim public information officer, 509-682-6650, jkorfiatis@wvc.edu   


An Occupation Exploration event focused on highway infrastructure careers will take place on Tuesday, April 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Washington State Department of Transportation, 2930 Euclid Avenue, Wenatchee. All participants must be 12 years of age or older to attend from any school and college.   

Space is limited, so registration for the event is required. Visit bit.ly/occupation-exploration to register.  

Participants will hear from professionals in the industry and learn about highway maintenance, engineering and construction, electrician and mechanic careers.  

Snacks and refreshments will be provided at the event. 

Occupation Exploration is a series of career-connected immersion events hosted by local businesses for students in North Central Washington. This Occupation Exploration event is presented by North Central ESD, the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation, and Career Connect Washington.  


Wenatchee Valley College enriches North Central Washington by serving educational and cultural needs of communities and residents throughout the service area. The college provides high-quality transfer, liberal arts, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education for students of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Visit our website, wvc.edu. 

Wenatchee Valley College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment and student enrollment. All programs are free from discrimination and harassment against any person because of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, age, parental status or families with children, marital status, religion, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status or any other prohibited basis per RCW 49.60.030, 040 and other federal and state laws and regulations, or participation in the complaint process. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and Title IX compliance for both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses: 

To report discrimination or harassment: Title IX Coordinator, Mish ee twie 1321A, (509) 682-6716, title9@wvc.edu. 

To request disability accommodations: Director of Student Access, Wenatchi Hall 2133, (509) 682-6854, TTY/TTD: dial 711, sas@wvc.edu.