High School students visit Herkimer College to connect with potential employers

By WKTV News

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - More than 700 9th graders from nine different local school districts visited Herkimer College for a career fair, Wednesday.

The Fair, held by The Genesis Group, was aimed to put students in contact with a wide variety of career choices, as well as enticing them to begin their careers right here in the Mohawk Valley.

"From air craft maintenance to the trades, cosmetology, and so on," said Ray Durso, Jr., Executive Director of the Genesis Group. "Careers in finance nanotechnology is a new one for us.

"We always talk about computer science and technology, but the nanoscience is most represented today."

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