Career Day

A Quest for Your Future!

The SDSU Institute for Transformative Education Career Day offers middle school students in the San Diego area a unique opportunity to explore a wide range of career options. From public health to engineering, urban planning, and trades, students will participate in career panels and workshops with professionals in their fields of interest.

In addition to learning about different career paths, students will also discover various ITE programs available to them right now. These programs are designed to help prepare them for college and future careers. Join us on Friday, April 26, 2024 for day of exploration and inspiration as we help you pave the way to a successful future!

Career Day

Frequently Asked Questions

We want to make sure you have the best experience!

Please refer to our general agenda. When you arrive to campus, each chaperone will receive a school-specific agenda containing workshop and lunch information.

Your school will be assigned to two workshops that you’ll attend with your teacher chaperone. Your group will know which workshops you’ll attend on the day of the event.

No, you will need to stay with your group at all times.

Yes, students and chaperones will have the opportunity to eat lunch in the dining hall. We will divide lunch into two groups. One group will go to lunch and then a campus tour, and the other group will go to a campus tour first and then lunch. 

  • Respect the spaces we're invited into
  • Wear close-toed shoes
  • Cell phones should be on silent and put away - unless you're taking photos for the contest!
  • Follow all staff and chaperone instructions
  • Wear sunscreen
  • A lot of the equipment is fragile - only touch what you are told is ok
  • Keep track of all your belongings!


All the sessions will end at 2:00 pm, we will start heading to the bus pick-up location at 2:00 pm-2:15 pm

Absolutely! Take as many pictures or videos as you’d like to remember the topics and organizations you learn about! 
Tag us on Instagram @SDSU.ITE, @SDSUTalentSearch & @SDSUUpwardBoundHCO

During the event, our pre-college programs will talk about the opportunity to join our Upward Bound and Talent Search programs.