Fairless Hills: Safeteens Online was present at the 24th Pennsbury Career Fair at the Pennsbury High School, Fairless Hills, PA. Vineeth Veeramachaneni, Founder and CEO of Safeteens Online hosted several students at the fair who discussed plans for after high school graduation. Vineeth presented information about several opportunities, job training programs and online courses in the area of cybersecurity that lead to good paying jobs.
Several parents noted that not every student intends to attend college and finding a decent paying job without a four-year degree has become difficult these days. Vineeth Veeramachaneni stated that there would be an estimated 2 million opportunities in areas of Cybersecurity and most of those jobs do not require a four-year degree. Safeteens Online guides students with online courses, workshops, and seminars for interested students and guides them to apprenticeships and certification programs.
Perry Warren, PA State Representative, appreciated Safeteens Online efforts in assisting students by providing resources and information to figure out and improve career prospects. Vineeth Veeramachaneni added that in the constantly changing economy, it is good to utilize all resources that are available for free and stay competitive in the market.
The Career Fair is a District-wide, school-to-career event with an emphasis on career exploration for all students, grades K-12. Approximately 1,500 students, parents, teachers, and community members visited exhibits placed throughout the gymnasium, cafeteria, and hallways,” said Frank Mayo, the district’s curriculum coordinator for business, computers and information technology.
The fair includes more than 150 exhibitors representing business, industry, government, healthcare, and non-profit careers. Each year, exhibitors share the details of their career paths, including educational requirements and professional insight. By speaking one-to-one with professionals, students gain a depth of knowledge not acquired within the classroom environment.