The College of American Pathologists Mentor Day
On May 25, 2017 the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Northfield IL hosted a "Mentor Day" for 10 students within the NSSED catchment area (district and NSSED). Students were paired with a CAP employee to experience what it’s like to work in a state-of-the-art organization. Students spent the day in an actual work environment performing “real life” office tasks. In addition, students were educated on the work of pathologists and even had the option to observe a blood drive.
Participating in a mentor day offers not only academic and career guidance, but also effective role models for leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. It also educates community partners on student abilities and their contribution in the workplace.