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Portland High School Welcomes Career Professionals

An FBI agent, comic book creator/ illustrator, emergency room nurse, musician and electricians were some of the careers represented today at the annual Portland High School Career Day and College & Industry Showcase. Students had the chance to learn about different careers while networking with local companies in that field.

Career Day gives students an up-close look at different career paths and connects their learning to the real world. Community members and leaders allowed students to ask questions while sharing insights about their career including salary, work environment and education needed.

Here are some of the fields represented today.

  • Agribusiness/John Deere, INC.
  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Artist
  • Auctioneer/Real Estate/Farming
  • Cabinetry
  • Computers/IT Analyst
  • Cosmetologist
  • Counselor
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Detective
  • Drug Task Force/K-9 Officer
  • Education
  • EMT
  • Engineer
  • Electrical Trades
  • FBI Agent
  • Firefighter/EMT
  • HVAC
  • Loan Officer
  • Manufacturing with Advanced Technology
  • Marines
  • Mortuary College/Funeral Director/Embalming
  • Musician
  • National Guard
  • Navy
  • ER Nurse
  • RN / Nursing Students
  • Pediatric Physician - Scientist
  • Pharmacy
  • Photographer
  • Physical Therapy
  • Portland Police
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Sales Agent
  • Search and Rescue Cadaver Dogs
  • Small Business Manager/Entrepreneur
  • Sports Medicine /Trainer
  • Strength and Wellness
  • Sumner County Sheriff's Office
  • SWAT
  • Tennessee Truckers Foundation
  • Tool and Die
  • Veterinarian
  • Wildlife Officer

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