Providence Career Explorations

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During the summer before your junior or senior year, explore a variety of careers in the fields of culinary arts, baking & pastry arts, criminal justice or hospitality at the Providence campus. Our programs last three days and three nights and include housing, all meals, instructional materials, activities and on-campus transportation.

Over the course of two days of academics, you’ll experience life at JWU first-hand, and discover the path to your future. During your Career Explorations visit, you will stay on campus, meet faculty, talk with current students and more!

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Do you know what your career path is?

Attending Career Explorations offers you a unique opportunity to explore a career before committing to it.
Program offerings vary by campus



Baking & Pastry Arts


Explore careers in the baking and pastry industry at the university's International Baking & Pastry Institute. You’ll learn the craft of making cookies, cakes, candies, pies and more in our kitchens with our pastry chefs. You get to eat your creations too!


July 9-12, 2020
$325; RSVP: 6/25/20

July 16-19, 2020
$325; RSVP: 7/2/20



Criminal Justice


Discover the many career options within the Criminal Justice industry. Our team of JWU faculty works with you during hands on experiences in crimes scene investigations, forensic analysis and surveillance procedures. This program features activities with some of the coolest technology available, including our state of the art crime lab. You’ll learn how professionals in the field are making our communities a safer place.


July 23-26, 2020
$325; RSVP: 7/9/20



Culinary Arts


Ever given any thought to how food effects the world? Food is so much more than just cooking! Explore culinary programs with connections in health, wellness, food science and food production. You will learn about the craft and art of cooking, test your skills, and produce the products in our kitchens alongside our renowned chefs. You get to eat your creations too!


July 9-12, 2020
$325; RSVP: 6/25/20

July 16-19, 2020
$325; RSVP: 7/2/20



Hospitality


What is a career in Hospitality? Anything you want it to be! From traveling the globe, managing a hotel, planning events, owning your own restaurant or managing a sports arena, the possibilities are endless! Join us to hear from industry experts and explore actual venues. Ever wonder what’s behind the curtain? Down below the court? Beyond the front desk? Our faculty are from the industry and will help you navigate your potential path.


July 23-26, 2020
$325; RSVP: 7/9/20




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Programs also include:


* Lodging accommodations
* All meals upon arrival
* City and campus tours
* Extracurricular activities
* Instructional materials


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Additional Information




Refunds & Cancellations

* Registration cancellations should be sent in writing (by mail or email) to Admissions Events. A full refund will be given if the request is received at least two weeks prior to the start of the program. Confirmation of cancellations will be sent to the student's email address provided to us in the registration.

* The university reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, the full program fee is refundable.

* The university assumes no responsibility for any other expenses incurred due to cancellation of a program.


Contact US
Please contact us with any questions:
1-800-342-5598 or 401-598-1000
providence@admissions.jwu.edu

Mailing Address:
Admissions Events
Johnson & Wales University
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903



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