A special thank you is extended to NMU-Academic and Career Advisement Center secretary, Lori Marshall, for her diligence in tabulating and typing this page.
Rating: 1 to 5 (5 being high)
Total Student Surveys - 426 of
616 in attendance - 69%
616 in attendance - 69%
1. The information provided was valuable and helped me think more about my career options.
1 - 3 2 - 12 3 - 18 4 - 166 5 - 227
2. I learned more about the education and training required for my chosen career.
1 - 12 2 - 13 3 - 54 4 - 135 5 - 212
3. The amount of time for presentations was sufficient.
1 Ė 3 2 - 7 3 - 47 4 - 138 5 - 231
4. What was the most important and/or interesting thing you learned during this activity at NMU?
- Hands on demonstrations which made it more interesting.
- Follow your dreams, make sure the decisions you make now will satisfy you in the future.
- How to get involved in my career and how to make it happen.
- How they use titanium components when fixing spines.
- How these people made it to where they are now.
- Being a Marine Biologist looks awesome!
- Important choices that lead to occupational chances.
- I am more interested in being a vet.
- Ways to get into photography.
- That you have to be an officer before a detective.
- I learned more about paying off loans and how long I will be in school.
- Architectural aspects
- Paramedics have to be able to save people in a matter of seconds.
- What would set me apart from other applicants and what I would be getting into for the career I want.
- The discussion about the MRI dealing with magnets and metal.
- The most interesting thing was the taser.
- Need college degree.
- That I have to deal with all of this very soonÖ
- Different types of therapy.
- You donít have to like people to be a psychologist.
- Lab tech because I didnít know much about it.
- Job in music and where to look for a job.
- Interesting to learn most of the careers involve a lot of travel.
- More hands on for the secondary education.
- I enjoyed that every speaker enjoyed what they were talking about.
- That I want to be a nurse and learn more about that.
- To be a teacher you need 4 -5 years of college.
- How much paperwork you have to do to when you are a cop.
- Doing the CPR and saving a doll and then using the shocker to revive them and giving shots.
- To be a photographer and run your own business. The speakers recommended majoring in business management.
- I learned a lot about Pioneer Surgical.
- The importance of communication skills.
- There are many types of Engineering.
- Education and training required for certain careers.
- Commercial arts
- I should be in law enforcement at least 5 years before entering the FBI training. Even though Iím female, there are many jobs in law enforcement I can do.
- Science is cool!
- $20,000,000,000 goes to the cost of energy a year.
- There are a lot of different jobs in the accounting field - Many opportunities available.
- All the different programs and ways to create and design graphics.
- I learned what exactly commercial arts are and Iím very interested in it.
- Work skills required.
- Pipe fitting and working and doing electricity.
- The amount of open jobs available and the courses needed to be taken.
- What my options are after high school and the opportunities that are given.
- I learned how to do full examination on a dog and saw many surgeries on a video she showed.
- Occupational therapy
- The most interesting thing I learned was about being a social worker.
- How to get into the DNR.
- Culinary Arts.
- Large amount of money bricklayers make.
- It was interesting to learn that in the engineering field, oneís degree does not necessarily correspond to their career.
- Getting un-paid experience is good.
- The Government presentation was extremely interesting and helpful. It was great to meet with a Regional Representative to Senator Levin.
- I learned that contrary to my beliefs, mechanics have very secure jobs.
- Business takes a lot of skills. Psychology/Sociology is a good field to join.
- I really enjoyed talking with Dr. Howard. She was very informative and real with us about the process of going to school and into medicine.
- In Hospitality & Tourism seeing how you have to put all different kinds of things together. How you get to work with others.
- Just about everything I needed to know about cooking and therapy. The two things I wanted to know about.
- I found it interesting that I will be able to learn ďhands-onĒ by either internship or a part-time job.
- The K-9 dogs and zoology fields.
- Massage Therapy
- The income that one gets when getting another degree like a masters or PhD is worth it, even though it is expensive.
- How to work in a scientific profession in cooperation with a university.
- The most interesting thing was that weather control is government operated.
- About geologists. They find rocks and minerals that are worth lots.
- Learning to be a radio anchor.
- I liked to learn about all of the broad jobs that you can go into with auto maintenance.
- It takes 9 exams to become an aircraft tech.
5. How could we improve this event in the future?
- Keep the students involved.
- More time for lunch.
- It was awesome!
- Nothing. It was great.
- Free snacks and bring in lineman.
- Making sure that people really get their top choices when they fill the form out.
- More hands on activities.
- Vegetarian meals for lunch because I donít eat meat.
- Have more than just two careers available, many kids like me have several interests.
- More visuals.
- More time and handouts.
- More time for the speakers or more than two choices.
- More organized.
- I wanted to learn more about pharmacy bit either didnít get in or a class wasnít offered.
- Have it one school at a time and have them sit in on one of the actual college classes; see a first hand experience of what the class is like that the student is interested in.
- Marquette kids could walk.
- Eat at the cafeteria and not boxed lunches.
- Have class sign up at the event and have options to choose where students want to go based on whatís there.
- Add more sessions.
- More sessions that could be shorter.
- Help people actually get what they signed up for.
- Lengthen it
- Have more time for the presenters.
- Do not need improvement.
- Spell the students name right.
- To be able to come and go to each session desired.
- Longer lunch and more choice of food.
- Have us pick classes closer to the date of the event.
- More classes, maybe an all day thing?
- Divide time more evenly, lunch was too short.
- Learn more about electricity and safety.
- Possibly have more instructors from the classes at Northern.
- Make more questions.
- Play a game during sessions.
- Have a greater variety of classes offered as in not just two classes but 3 or 4 so that we can get a broader understanding of career fields out there.
- Shorter classes and more classes, such as 4-6, so we have more things to learn.
- Snacks in between classes.
- The presenters were excellent. I personally donít think that you need to improve anything. Thank you for the opportunity to see how some of my future careers are going to be like.
- Make career day a whole day so we can see more presentations from a variety of different professions.
- Make more careers have PowerPoint/handouts.
- Start earlier, give more classes. Have fun! Maybe have projects or activities.
- Maybe have more sessions for students that do not know what they want to go into.
- The nursing careers course was alright but, I didnít learn anything new or really exciting. The hands-on activities are fun though!
- After giving us all the information, have us each interact in some way with a related activity.
- Three class sessions.
- Have longer presentation time and allow more time for questions and one on one talk with presenters.
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