During the summer session, our Mploy students concentrated on academic options to build a career path for their future. The first Monday of the program we toured Long Beach City College and discussed academics tracks, degrees, DSPS, career paths, and the transfer center.
We had the opportunity to get some hands on experience at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and Menchies. At our mini job fair the students spoke with Razer gaming company, a recruiter from Vans, Game Stop, and an elementary school teacher. They also joined Goodwill, Hollywood Bowl, and Redondo Beach Sea Lab for some career development.
Long Beach Police Officer, Andre Becker, joined one of our Mploy sessions to discuss safety with the students, including the steps to take when or if they were ever to be stopped by an officer. The meeting was extremely beneficial and created a safe and trusting relationship between students and the police force.
The last Thursday during the program, we enjoyed Disneyland to celebrate all of their hard work! You can see the rest of our photos on our Flickr page.