Career Day

Presentation

We are partnering with incredible companies and organizations to help us bring our amazing Career Day presentation to elementary schools throughout the Inland Empire

Let us together encourage our children to  pursue a career in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) by giving them an opportunity to meet a real professional

Children Can't Be, What They Can't See

Give us few minutes of your time to inspire a child

Adopt a School

Select a elementary school in your area that you would like to help

Be our guest on Career day

Join us on career day and let our volunteers give an amazing presentation. We will introduce you as our special guest who can meet and interact with students  

Leave a lasting impression

Make the day memorable by leaving behind a small souvenir from your company such as a pencil, eraser, or bookmark. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does it cost any money to participate?


Absolutely not. The presentation is free for participating schools and companies. You are volunteering your time to help expose kids to careers in ESTEAM (Entrepreneurship, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) by being a role model.




When is the career day presentation?


We will make arrangements for a presentation at a school of your choice. The presentation will take place one time during the school year. The date of the presentation is dependent on the school's schedule. We will start scheduling presentations beginning in January through May of the 2019-2020 school year.




How long is the presentation?


Our presentation is 25 minutes long and is given by one of our volunteers. We will reserve 5 minutes to introduce you as our special guest so students can meet a real professional. You can share a quick story about yourself, bring examples of your what you do, or just answer questions from curious students.




How many presentations are on career day?


Usually, we will visit three consecutive classrooms of students during career day. The presentations are typically scheduled in the morning from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. Sometimes, a school will schedule an assembly with several grades together in an auditorium. If this is the case, there may be only one or two presentations for the morning. Don't worry if you cannot stay for all of the presentations scheduled. Our volunteers will continue to give our exciting presentation.




What is the presentation?


Our volunteers will give a PowerPoint presentation that will feature video and slides of amazing technology, people, and companies that are changing our world. This presentation was the inspiration for the development of a groundbreaking kids' technology TV show destined for PBS called "TechXploration with Mista Pat" by nonprofit The Mista Pat Project.




Do I need to bring any special equipment?


No. The participating school usually provides a projector and computer in the classroom for our presentation.




How do I adopt a school?


Let us know what elementary school you would like to volunteer your time. We will contact the school to arrange a presentation. Currently, we are limiting presentations to only elementary schools in Riverside and San Bernardino County. Presentations will be dependent on the availability of our volunteer network in the area of the school. Send us an email at info@mistapat.org or fill out the contact form to get started.




What type of companies or organizations are you looking for?


All types of companies and organizations, large, small, public and private, and even startups. Show students how use use technology in a meaningful way. We are looking for all types of founders or company representatives, young and old, and encourage those who are women or from minority groups.




Our elementary school is interested in participating. What do we do?


Please fill out our contact form on this webpage to get things started or send an email at info@mistapat.org. Currently, only elementary schools in Riverside or San Bernardino County are eligible. Our presentation is ideal for students in grades 4-6. Both public and private schools are eligible.




I want to volunteer to help The Mista Pat Project. Who do I contact?


We are recruiting college students and professionals throughout the Inland Empire. Please send us a message through our contact form or send an email to info@mistapat.org





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