Following on the heels of a successful career expo in the fall, the Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce and Waseca Junior/Senior High School brought an immersive experience to students who are starting to consider their next step after graduation.

Career Day Drilling

The Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce and the Waseca Junior/Senior High School combined to bring an Immersive Career Education Day to students on Monday, May 22. (Ethan Becker/

Kibble Equipment

Kibble Equipment was just one of the local businesses who set up booths at the Waseca Immersive Career Education Day. (Ethan Becker/

Combine Driving

Students from Waseca High School were able to experience what it’s like to work in different fields, including driving a combine tractor. (Ethan Becker/

Public Health

Along with different private businesses, departments under the Waseca County umbrella, such as Waseca County Public Health, set up interactive exhibits for the students. (Ethan Becker/

Marine booth

The U.S. Marines had a booth at the Immersive Career Education Day where students were put through a test of physical exercises, including a weighted run. (Ethan Becker/

Spire Booth

Local businesses, such as Spire Credit Union, were set up both inside and outside the Waseca Community Arena to give students a taste of different career opportunities. (Ethan Becker/

Career Day Group

Students from Waseca High School were able to experience what it’s like to interact with the Waseca County Sheriff’s Office from all perspectives, from arresting to being arrested. (Ethan Becker/

Ethan Becker is a reporter for the Waseca County News. Reach him at (507) 333-3133. Find him on Twitter @Ethan_BeckerWCN or @WasecaNews.

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