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 ESTEC Energy Systems Technology & Education Center Hands-on activities will teach the basic skills used by students in the ESTEC energy programs. Explore the variety of careers in energy systems. Computer Clean-up Learn how to clean malware, do a disk cleanup, and to automate the disk defragmenter on a windows-based computer. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on, too.
2 Information Technology Learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and test a computer. Fire Department Learn about first aid, CPR, and practicing real activities that the firefighters do.
3 Robotics Technology Learn how to control robot movements with motors and sensors, and build a simple drive circuit. Respiratory Therapy Experience the exciting profession of Respiratory Therapy. Observe and attempt life-saving procedures.
4 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.
5 Diesel Technology Learn about diesel equipment, and participate in an activity on a diesel engine part. Biology - Botany Learn about the opportunities in horticulture, tour a greenhouse, and take home your own plant start.
6 Medical Assisting Medical Assisting careers combine office administration and patient care. Try a few of the patient care procedures such as blood pressures, oxygen levels and mixing medications for injections. Aircraft Maintenance Technology Learn how to measure, cut and bend tubing and install hydraulic fittings to keep that aircraft flying.
7 Physical Therapy Assistant Explore the great career possibilities in PT. We will demonstrate techniques used in the field, such as balance and proprioceptive techniques and resistive exercises. Physics Learn about careers in physics and applied nuclear physics with a hands-on activity in electricity and magnetism.
8 Law Enforcement Learn about and practice hand gun safety. ESTEC Energy Systems Technology & Education Center Hands-on activities will teach the basic skills used by students in the ESTEC energy programs. Explore the variety of careers in energy systems.
9 Auto Collision Technology Learn a variety of activities from spraying water with paint guns to practicing airbrushing and fixing bodywork dents. Biology - Zoology Explore the neuroanatomy of the brain by dissecting or observing a sheep brain in section. Relate this knowledge to the human brain.
10 Computerized Machining Technology (2 hours in one activity) Attendees will design, draw, and program a keychain/nameplate using a CAD/CAM system and cut it out on a CNC mill. Computerized Machining Technology Attendees will design, draw, and program a keychain/nameplate using a CAD/CAM system and cut it out on a CNC mill.
11 Fire Department Learn about first aid, CPR, and practicing real activities that the fire people do. Medical Assisting Medical Assisting careers combine office administration and patient care. Try a few of the patient care procedures such as blood pressures, oxygen levels and mixing medications for injections.
12 Computer Clean-up Learn how to clean malware, do a disk cleanup, and to automate the disk defragmenter on a windows-based computer. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on, too. Law Enforcement Learn about and practice hand gun safety.
13 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. Campus Tour Learn all about the ISU campus with a walking tour showing you all the exciting and fun areas at ISU.
14 Biology - Zoology Explore the neuroanatomy of the brain by dissecting or observing a sheep brain in section. Relate this knowledge to the human brain. CADD Computer Aided Design Drafting Technology Learn how to design and build your own treasure box.
15 Aircraft Maintenance Technology Learn how to measure, cut and bend tubing, and install hydraulic fittings to keep that aircraft flying. Auto Collision Technology Learn a variety of activities from spraying water with paint guns to practicing airbrushing and fixing bodywork dents.
16 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.
17 Physics Learn about careers in physics and applied nuclear physics with a hands-on activity in electricity and magnetism. Robotics Technology Learn how to control robot movements with motors and sensors, and build a simple drive circuit.
18 Biology - Botany Learn about the opportunities in horticulture, tour a greenhouse, and take home your own plant start. Information Technology Learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and test a computer.



IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209