O'Brien County Career Day

Friday April 20th 2018 09:00 am - Friday April 20th 2018 02:30 pm

O'Brien County Career Day 

Sheldon CSD, South O' Brien, Hartley Melvin-Sanborn CSD, Sibley-Ocheyedan CSD.

High School Sophomores are invited to join us for the Second Annual O'Brien County Career Day to be held Friday, April 20, 2018

This career day for sophomores has been made possible through a partnership between

  • O'Brien County Economic Development Corporation,
  • Sheldon Chamber & Development Corporation,
  • Northwest Iowa Community College, and
  • Iowa State University Extension & Outreach

as well as the following school districts:

  • Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community Schools,
  • Sheldon Community Schools,
  • South O'Brien Community Schools, and
  • Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District.

 Healthcare and Construction sectors were added this year in order to accommodate additional students. The following business partners will makit possible for our students to see a wide variety of careers available in O'Brien County:

  • DK Plastics, Archer
  • JTV Manufacturing, Sutherland
  • Maintainer, Sheldon
  • Mill Creek Machining, Paullina
  • Rosenboom Machine & Tool, Sheldon
  • White Wolf Web, Sheldon
  • Ziegler CAT, Sheldon

·         Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital

·         Prairie View Campus

·         Sanford Sheldon Hospital

·         Village Northwest

·         NCC (to tour construction of house)

Business tours will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with a break for lunch at the NCC LLRC from 11:45 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

Steven Brockshus will be the featured speaker at 12:40 p.m. Steven is a 2011 Sibley-Ocheyedan graduate who served as a State FFA Officer, Iowa FFA State President and in 2013 was elected as the National FFA Vice President. Mr. Brockshus is a 2017 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in agricultural education and entrepreneurship. Steven is an entrepreneur himself, who started Terva, an ag tech business that is building ‘Zillow’ for farmland.

More details concerning the tour times and lunch schedule will be sent out as this information becomes available.


We hope you will be able to attend.

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