Center for New Directions



Read through the pairs of hands-on experiences and select the pair you are most interested in. In the event that pair is filled, be prepared with a few alternatives.

Career Exploration Pairings
Pair 9:45-10:45 Description 11:00-12:00 Description
1 Computer Cleanup Do you use a Windows based computer? Learn how to perform simple maintenance tasks to help it run better. Biology Learn about opportunities in horticulture, tour a greenhouse, and take home your own plant start.
2 Robotics Technology Learn how to control robot movements with motors and sensors, and build a simple drive circuit. Fire Department Learn about first aid, CPR, and practicing real activities that the fire people do.
3 Law Enforcement Learn about and practice hand gun safety. Information Technology Learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and test a computer.
4 Physics Learn about careers in physics and applied nuclear physics with a hands-on activity in electricity and magnetism. Civil Engineering Technology Hands-on activity measuring angles and distances with a total station to a reflective prism, also hands-on activity with construction materials and drafting in CADD.
5 Machining Attendees will design, draw, and program a keychain/nameplate using a CAD/CAM system and cut it out on a CNC mill. Computer Cleanup Do you use a Windows based computer? Learn how to perform simple maintenance tasks to help it run better.
6 CADD Computer Aided Design Drafting Technology Learn how to design and build your own treasure box. IBEW Local 449 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Learn about the new advanced green technology and the ways of the Electrical world all while you earn Wages and Benefits.
7 ESTEC Energy Systems Technology & Education Center ESTEC: Hands on activities will teach the basic skills used by students in the ESTEC energy programs. Explore the variety of careers these degrees can lead you to. Williams/NW Pipeline What does an engineering technician do everyday? Visit with engineering technicians from Williams Pipeline about their daily activities and try out the equipment they use on the job.
8 Auto Collision Technology Learn a variety of activities from spraying water with paint guns to practicing airbrushing and fixing bodywork dents. Idaho Museum of Natural History Museums offer a multitude of careers which appeal to many different interests. Botany, Anthropology, and Archaeology as well as Museum Curation will be emphasized.
9 Aircraft Maintenance Technology Learn how to measure, cut and bend tubing and install hydraulic fittings to keep that aircraft flying. Campus Tour Learn all about the ISU campus with a walking tour showing you all the exciting and fun areas at ISU.
10 Campus Tour Learn all about the ISU campus with a walking tour showing you all the exciting and fun areas at ISU. Diesel Technology Learn about diesel equipment, and participate in an activity on a diesel engine part.
11 Civil Engineering Technology Hands-on activity measuring angles and distances with a total station to a reflective prism, also hands-on activity with construction materials and drafting in CADD. Aircraft Maintenance Technology Learn how to measure, cut and bend tubing and install hydraulic fittings to keep that aircraft flying.
12 Idaho Museum of Natural History Museums offer a multitude of careers which appeal to many different interests. Botany, Anthropology, and Archaeology as well as Museum Curation will be emphasized. CADD Computer Aided Design Drafting Technology Learn how to design and build your own treasure box.
13 Fire Department Learn about first aid, CPR, and practicing real activities that the fire people do. Physics Learn about careers in physics and applied nuclear physics with a hands-on activity in electricity and magnetism.
14 Information Technology Learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and test a computer. Law Enforcement Learn about and practice hand gun safety.
15 IBEW Local 449 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Learn about the new advanced green technology and the ways of the Electrical world all while you earn Wages and Benefits. Robotics Technology Learn how to control robot movements with motors and sensors, and build a simple drive circuit.
16 Diesel Technology Learn about diesel equipment, and participate in an activity on a diesel engine part. Machining Attendees will design, draw, and program a keychain/nameplate using a CAD/CAM system and cut it out on a CNC mill.
17 Biology Learn about the opportunities in horticulture, tour a greenhouse, and take home your own plant start. Auto Collision Technology Learn a variety of activities from spraying water with paint guns to practicing airbrushing and fixing bodywork dents.



IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209