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.

Careerockit is returning in 2022.

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.


22 school districts

101 schools and nonprofits

217 employers

25,306 experiences

Survey Insights

94% of educators would recommend participating

93% of employers would recommend participating

89% are interested in participating again

County Breakdown







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


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Participants and Hosts

2019 Experience Participants

Abraham Lincoln High School
Adams Elem School
AIM Institute
Aldrich Elementary
Alfonza W Davis Middle School
All Saints Catholic School
Archbishop Bergan Catholic School
Beadle Middle School
Bellevue East Sr High School
Bellevue West Sr High School
Belvedere Elementary School
Black Elk Elementary School
Blair High School
Blumfield Elementary School
Boys and Girls Club
Brook Valley School
Bryan High School
Career Center
Carter Lake Elementary School
Castelar Elementary School
Central High School
College View Elementary
Conestoga Jr/Sr High School
Conestoga Magnet Elem School
Creighton Upward Bound
Douglas Co West Middle School
Douglas County Youth Center
Elkhorn Middle School
Elkhorn Ridge Middle School
Elkhorn South High School
Ezra Millard Elementary Sch
Franklin Elementary School
Fullerton Magnet Center
Gilder Elem School
Grace Abbott Elem School
Gretna High School
Harry Andersen Middle School
Harvey Oaks Elementary School
Hitchcock Elementary School
Holling Heights Elem School
Holy Name School
Horizon High School
Independent Study Program
Indian Hill Elem School
Karen Western Elementary Sch
Kids Can Omaha
Lewis Central Senior High School
Louisville High School
Loveland Elementary School
Mc Millan Magnet Middle School
Millard North High School
Millard North Middle School
Millard South High School
Millard West High School
Montclair Elementary School
Morton Magnet Middle School
Norman Rockwell Elem School
Omaha Northwest Magnet High School
Omaha South Magnet High School
Other School
Papillion-La Vista South Hs
Plattsmouth Early Childhood
Plattsmouth High School
Prairie Lane Elementary School
Ralston High School
Ralston Middle School
Roncalli Catholic High School
Rumsey Station Elementary Sch
Russell Middle School
Sacred Heart Elementary School
Sandoz Elementary School
Scribner-Snyder Secondary Sch
Thomas Jefferson High School
Treynor Elementary School
Trumble Park Elementary School
Weeping Water High School
Westside High School
Westside Middle School
Wildewood Elementary School

2019 Experience Hosts

Agape Red
AIM Institute
Air Force
Airlite Plastics
Alice Johnson Hair Salon
Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture
Ancient Wisdome School of Massage
AOI Corporation
Army National Guard
Army Reserve
Art of Education University
Ash Grove Cement Company
Audio Video Specialists
Battle Sports (Waitt Brands)
Baxter Auto Group
Bellevue University
Bent Tree Golf Course
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Black Dirt Land Sales & Management
Blue Barn Theatre
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
Boys Town
BoysTown Iowa
Broadway Family Dentistry
Burrows Tracts Real Estate
BVH Architecture
Capstone Coaching & Consulting
Centris Federal Credit Union
CHI Health
CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Children’s Hospital and Medical Center
City of Council Bluffs
City of Fremont
City of Omaha
Client Resources Inc.
Cobalt CU
Code Ninjas Southwest Omaha
College of Saint Mary
Commonwealth Electric
Company Kitchen
Concierge Marketing
Conductix Wampfler
Contemporary Analysis
Council Bluffs Airport
Council Bluffs Community School District
Council Bluffs Education Foundation
Council Bluffs Fire Department
Council Bluffs Police Department
Council Bluffs Public Library
Council Bluffs Soccer Club
Council Bluffs YMCA
Country House
Cox Automotive
Cox Communications
Crossroads of Western Iowa
D. Lyle’s Strength And Conditioning
DataShield Corporation
Dharma Dog Training
DLR Group
E & A Consulting Group, Inc.
Educational Consulting
Ervin & Smith
EyeCare Specialties
Farmers Union Coop
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – Omaha Branch
First Data
First National Bank of Omaha
Firstar Fiber Corporation
Goodwill Omaha
Graepel North America
Great Western Bank
Greater Fremont Development Council
Green Hills AEA
Habitat for Humanity Omaha
Hausmann Construction
Hawkins Construction Company
Heartland Workforce Solutions
Heritage Financial Services
HGM Associates
Husch Blackwell
Integrity Architectural Millwork
Investors Realty, Inc.
Iowa Western Community College
JE Dunn
Kiewit Building Group Inc.
Kutak Rock LLP
Lamp Rynearson
LeeAnne Publishing LLC
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Premium Poultry
Live Well Omaha
MCL Construction
ME Group
Medicine Man Pharmacy
Merritt Equipment
Methodist Jennie Edmundson
Metropolitan Community College
Metropolitan Utilities District
Midland University
Midwest Maintenance Company Inc.
Midwest Sound and Lighting
Millard Public Schools
Miller Electric
MMC Contractors, Inc.
Morrissey Engineering
Morrissey Photos
Mutual of Omaha Insurance
My Stature
Nebraska Extension
Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Methodist College
New Visions Homeless Services
NewsRadio 1110 KFAB
Northern Natural Gas
NP Dodge Real Estate
Nye Health Serivces
Olsen Eye Care
Omaha Beef
Omaha By Design
Omaha Performing Arts
Omaha Public Library
Omaha Steaks International
Omaha Storm Chasers
OMNE Partnters
One World Community Health Center
Opera Omaha
Owen Industries
Oxbow Animal Health
Oxide Design Co.
Partnership 4 Kids
Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc.
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
Pottawattamie County Sheriffs Office
RDQLUS Creative
Renaissance Financial
Retail Aware
Risney Photo
Roloff Construction
Rosenbauer Aerials
RTG Medical
Sampson Construction
Security National Bank
Seldin Company
Sherman Willis State Farm
Siegmund Physical Therapy
Simply Cleaner
Sleight Advertising
Smithfield Foods
Springfield Platteview Schools
Surreal Media Lab
TD Ameritrade
Team Wiebush/Remax Results
The Experience Company
The Hub
The Reader
The Rose Theatre
The Weitz Company
Therapy Place Inc
Tri-V Tools
TS Bank
TS Institute
Turner Construction
Union Pacific Railroad
United Way of the Midlands
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Nebraska Medical Center
US Bank
Valmont Industries
Verizon Media
Veterans Affairs
Warren Distribution
Waste Connections
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
West Pott Soil & Conservation Service
Westgate Assisted Living
William H Harvey Co., affiliate of Oatey
Winfield United
Woodhouse Auto Family
Xenon Academy

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