Careerockit is an initiative of the Greater Omaha Chamber in partnership with countless community partners to connect students and young adults with opportunities to move along the learning pipeline, gain applicable knowledge and build excitement for growing career options, right here.

One week each year, businesses meet the challenge of hosting thousands of career experiences to educate, excite and inspire students and young adults.

What students learn outside the classroom gives them a glimpse into their future. Student experiences provide pathways into careers and allow them to build a portfolio of connections that propel them into further career achievement.

Together, we are meeting our region’s current and future talent needs.

CAREEROCKIT BY THE NUMBERS

23 school districts

96 schools and nonprofits (+55%*)

190 employers (+102%*)

22,021 experiences (+86%*)

*growth from 2017

Survey Insights

90% of educators would recommend participating

93% of employers would recommend participating

97% are interested in participating again

County Breakdown

Cass

Dodge

Douglas

Pottawattamie

Sarpy

Washington

It was a lot of fun! I now have a better understanding of what I want to do after high school.

– student participant

Stellar Growth in Year Two

“The way our partners, students and teachers rallied around this brand-new initiative was absolutely incredible.”

 

– David G. Brown, president and CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber

Participants and Hosts

2018 Experience Participants

Abraham Lincoln
Aldrich Elementary
Alice Buffett Magnet
Archbishop Bergan Catholic School
Ashland Park/Robbins Elem School
Beadle Middle School
Bellevue West Sr High School
Bennington Secondary School
Benson Magnet High School
Beveridge Magnet Middle School
Blair High School
Boys and Girls Clubs Omaha
Bryan High School
Burke High School
Central High School
Conestoga Jr/Sr High School
Cottonwood Elementary School
Creighton Preparatory School
Creighton University
District 145
Elkhorn High School
Elkhorn Middle School
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
Elmwood-Murdock Jr/Sr High School
Ezra Millard Elementary School
Fremont High School
Fremont Middle School
Gerald Otte Blair Middle School
Gilder Elem School
Grace Abbott Elementary School
Gretna High School
Harry Andersen Middle School
Harvey Oaks Elementary School
Heartland Christian
Holling Heights Elementary School
Horizon High School
Independent Study Program
J Sterling Morton Elementary School
Johnson Crossing Academic Center
Johnson Crossing Academic Center (5-6)
Kids Can Omaha
Kirn Middle School
Latino Center of the Midlands
Lewis Central
Logan View Jr/Sr High School
Marian High School
Mary Our Queen School
Millard Central Middle School
Millard North High School
Millard North Middle School
Millard South High School
Miller Park Elementary School
Morton Magnet Middle School
Mount View Elementary School
Neihardt Elementary School
Norman Rockwell Elementary School
Oak Valley Elementary School
Oakdale Elementary School
Omaha North Magnet High School
Omaha Northwest Magnet High School
Omaha South Magnet High School
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
Papillion-La Vista Senior High
Papillion-La Vista South Hs
Pine Creek Elementary
Platteview Senior High
Plattsmouth High School
Prairie Lane Elementary School
R M Marrs Magnet Middle School
Ralston High School
Ralston Middle School
Reagan Elementary
Rohwer Elementary School
Roncalli Catholic High School
Russell Middle School
Sandoz Elementary School
Sarpy Juvenile Detention Center
Scribner-Snyder Secondary School
Seymour Elementary School
St James Seton School
Thomas Jefferson
Treynor
Trumble Park Elementary School
Underwood
Upchurch Elementary
Wakonda Elementary School
Walnut Creek Elementary
Weeping Water High School
Westgate Elementary School
Westside High School
Westside Middle School
Wheeler Elementary School
Wildewood Elementary School
Willowdale Elementary School
Wilson Middle School

2018 Experience Hosts

Adkins Wood and Knife
ADL Plains States Region (ADL-CRC)
Advanced Air
Advanced Services, Inc
Agape Red
Air Force
Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture
American National Bank
Artist Kathleen Jobe
Ash Grove Cement
ATI Physical Therapy – Plattsmouth
Audio Video Specialists
Aureus Group
Aviture
Behlen Manufacturing
Bellevue University
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
Boys Town
Buildertrend
Butler Ag
Butterbaugh Insurance
BVH Architecture
CHI Health
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Christensen Lumber
City of Council Bluffs
City of Fremont
City of Omaha
CLAAS
Client Resources, Inc.
Club Fitness 24:17
Cognitive Behavioral Health Associates
College Possible Omaha
Company Kitchen
Conagra Brands
Conductix
Council Bluffs Community Development
Council Bluffs Community Education Foundation
Council Bluffs Community School District
Council Bluffs Fire Department
Council Bluffs Police Department
Council Bluffs Public Library
Council Bluffs Recycling Center
Court Reporter Dixie Rash
Cox Communications
Crossroads of Western Iowa
Daily Nonpareil
DataShield
Dharma Dog Training
DLR Group
Do Space
Don Peterson and Associates
Dream It, Do It
Dundee Bank
Dundee Venture Capital
E & A Consulting Group, Inc
E2Optics
Eat Fit Go Healthy Foods
Edwards Jones Investments
Embassy Suites and Courtyard Marriott- La Vista Conference Center
Eppley Air Traffic Control
ETI Engineering
FireSpring
First Data
First National Bank
First Westroads Bank
Firstar Fiber, Inc.
Flywheel
Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce
Fremont Contract Carriers, Inc.
FUTURE CONSTRUCTION SPECIALTIES
Gavilon
Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
Goodwill Industries
Google
Greater Fremont Development Council
Greater Omaha Chamber – Business Intelligence
Habitat for Humanity
Harms Oil
Hawkins Construction Company
HDR
Heartland Workforce Solutions
Heritage Financial Services
Holiday Inn Express
Hot Shops Art Center
Investor’s Realty
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Iowa Western Community College
IowaWORKS
JE Dunn Construction
Johnson Crossing
Judge Kilnowski
Karrays Cafe
Kelly Constructions
KETV – Hearst Television, Inc.
Kiewit Building Group
KMPG
Kutak Rock
KZCO, Inc.
Lamp Rynearson
Lead Your Legacy
Leo A Daly
Lincoln Financial
LoTemp Equipment Company
Lozier
Manpower
McGill Family Practice
MCL Construction
ME Group
Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital & Pharmacy
Metropolitan Community College
Metropolitan Utilities District
Meylor Family Chiropractic, LLC
MidAmerican Energy
Midland University
Midwest Labs
MMC Contractors
Mosaic
Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company
Nebraska Furniture Mart
Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska National Guard
New Visions Homeless Services
NMC
No More Empty Pots
North End Teleservices, LLC
NP Dodge Real Estate
Nye Health Services
Oath
Olsson Associates
Omaha Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Committee
Omaha Performing Arts
Omaha Storm Chasers
Omaha Symphony
Omaha World-Herald
One Source, The Background Check Company
OPPD
Oxide Design Co.
Partnership 4 Kids
PayPal
Petersen Law
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
Pinnacle Bank
Pioneer Publishing
Plattsmouth Police Department
Proxibid, Inc
QLI
RDQLS Creative
Reichert Family Dentistry
Right Idea Media & Creative
Risney Photo
Roloff Construction
RTG Medical
SAC Federal Credit Union
Sarpy County Public Defender’s Office
Schemmer Associates Inc.
SecretPenguin
Security National Bank
ServiceMaster Restore
Seventy Five North
Shields Enterprises
Simply Cleaner
SIRE
SPCS
Spreetail
Streck
Sun Valley Landscaping
Surreal Media Lab
Synchronicity
Synexus
TD Ameritrade
Telpner Peterson Law Firm
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Torchwerks
TS Bank
TS Institute
Turner Events and Marketing
U.S. Strategic Command
UMB Bank
Union Pacific
United Way of the Midlands
University of Nebraska Medical Center
UNL Extension
US Bank
US Navy
Valmont Industries, Inc.
Walnut Radio
Warren Distribution
Waste Connections
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
WoodmenLife
YMCA of Greater Omaha

2017 Experience Participants

Abraham Lincoln High School
Archbishop Bergan Catholic High School
Archbishop Bergan Elementary School
Belle Ryan
Bellevue East High School
Bellevue West High School
Black Elk Elementary
Blackburn Alternative Program
Blue Valley Southwest
Boys and Girls Club
Conestoga High School
Crestridge Elementary
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
Fairview Elementary School
Fremont High School
Gretna High School
Heartland Family Services Therapeutic School
Linden Elementary School
Loveland Elementary
Millard Central Middle School
Millard North High School
Norman Rockwell Elementary
Northwest High School
Oakdale Elementary
Omaha Bryan High School
OPS Career Center
Paddock Road Elementary School
Papillion LaVista High School
Partnership 4 Kids
Pawnee Elementary
Ralston High School
Reeder Elementary
Roncalli Catholic High School
Russell Middle School – Millard
Sandoz Elementary School
Seymour Elementary
St. Luke Teen Center
Thomas Jefferson High School
Waverly High School
Weeping Water High School
Westgate Elementary
Westridge Elementary
Westside Middle School
Wildewood Elementary

2017 Experience Hosts

Agape Red
Airlite Plastics
Aviture
Ayars and Ayars Inc.
Bellevue University
Bent Tree Golf Club
Blair Area Chamber of Commerce
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
Bozell
Cargill
Carson Group
CHI Health
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
College Possible
Conagra Brands
Crossroads of Western Iowa
Distefano Technology and Manufacturing
E & A Consulting Group, Inc
Eat Fit Go Healthy Foods
Election Systems and Software
Enterprise Publishing Co.
Envoy, Inc.
First Data
First National Bank
First National Bank Fremont
Five Nines at the Do Space
Fremont Contract Carriers
Fremont Creative Collective
Fremont Health
Greater Omaha Chamber
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha
Hawkins Construction Company
HDR, Inc.
Hot Shops Pottery
Hudl
Infogroup
Intellegen
Kutak Rock LLP
La Vista Police Department
Lamp, Rynearson & Associates, Inc.
Leo A Daly
Live Well Omaha
Lozier Corporation
Lund-Ross Constructors
Lutz Technology
Marcotte
Memorial Community Hospital & Health System
Metro Transit
Metropolitan Utilities District Florence Water Treatment
Midland University – Private Dining Room
Midstates Bank
Mutual of Omaha
Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Realty
NEI Global Relocation
NMC, Inc.
No More Empty Cups
No More Empty Pots
Novozymes Blair, Inc.
NP Dodge Company
Olsson Associates
Omaha Public Power District
Omaha Symphony
Omaha World-Herald
Opera Omaha
Oxide Design Co.
Papillion Fire Department
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
QLI
Right Idea Media & Creative
Sarpy County Chamber
Security Equipment, Inc
Sycamore Education
The Barre Code
The Hope
The Startup Collaborative
Torchwerks
Union Bank & Trust
Union Pacific
United States Strategic Command
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Valmont Industries, Inc.
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
West Corporation
Yahoo
Zachry Group

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