Educator Externship Resources: Spring Break 2019

During Spring Break 2019, YouthForce NOLA organized externships for educators to visit employers to learn about the real-world skills that create real-life success in modern workplaces. Educators were exposed to a variety of high-wage high-demand career pathways with the goal to contextualize and connect their curricula to the needs of industry. A special thank you to Ochsner Health System, LCMC Health, Woodward Design + Build, GE and Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery for making these externships possible.

Below you will find resources produced by the educators who participated in the externships. The following resources detail insights from externship participants around career pathways and corresponding technical and soft skills needed for those pathways. They are divided by one of three industry skill cluster present in the workplace the externship took place: health science, digital media/IT, or skilled crafts.

Health Sciences

Careers in Allied Health LCMC

Produced by Spring Mercadel of Einstein Charter High School.

Technical and Soft Skills at Allied Health LCMC

Produced by Emmer Merrill of George Washington Carver High School, Cobren Green of Livingston Collegiate, and Tyneishah Spears of Landry Walker High School.

Technical and Soft Skills at Ochsner Health System

Produced by Jennifer Naum of ReNew Accelerated High School.

Externship at Ochsner

Produced by Heidi Pearley of Livingston Collegiate.

Math, Soft Skills, and the Medical Profession

Produced by Nikole Ellis.

Digital Media/IT

Educator Externship at Ochsner’s Marketing Division

Produced by Jula Berghammer Villareal of NOVAC.

Presentation on Educator Externship at Ochsner’s Marketing Division

Produced by Jula Berghammer Villareal of NOVAC.

YouthForce NOLA Externship at GE Digital

Produced by Dave Cash.

Skilled Crafts

Woodward Design and Build Firm

Produced by Lissie Gladding of Edna Karr and Terrence Payne of NOTEP.

Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery Externship Overview

Produced by Greg Thompson

Meredith Barousse