Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) is seeking volunteer professionals interested in helping high school students explore their career options. Volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in two career conferences, held at Flushing High School on Saturday, March 7th, and Lower East Side Preparatory High School on, Friday, March 20th. During the events, volunteers will mentor students in small sessions, and be asked to share details of their day-to-day work duties, what motivated them to enter those fields, and the educational path they took in order to attain their goals.

While AAFE would appreciate the input of all professionals, the following have been identified as target areas:

  • Business/Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Medicine
  • Law/Criminal Justice
  • Civil Service
  • Education
  • Performing Arts & Music
  • Culinary Arts
  • Community Organizing & Building
  • Government/Politics
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Journalism/Media
  • Information Technology/Computer Science
  • Graphic Design
  • International Relations

Details of the events are as follows:

Flushing High School

(In collaboration with Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation)

4th Annual Career Conference: Network with Professionals

Saturday, March 7th, 9am – 1pm

Breakout panels, organized by field, to be held throughout the day

35-01 Union Street, Flushing, NY 11354

Lower East Side Preparatory High School

Career Day

Friday, March 20th,

Morning Fair: 9am – 11:30am

Afternoon Fair: 12:30pm – 3:00pm

145 Stanton Street

New York, NY 10002

Registration deadline for both events: February 11th

If you are interested in becoming a professional volunteer, register at this link: http://tinyurl.com/nhbtehn

For further information, please contact Erica He at Erica_He@aafe.org.