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Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Career Connections (C4)

Friday, January 2022


The Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Invites High School Juniors and Sophomores to Participate


What is it?
Chamber of Commerce Career Connections (C4) is a one day, Tyler Area Business Education Council & Chamber of Commerce hosted program, which links students and real-world workplace experiences. The goal is to provide Smith County students with the opportunity to begin career exploration during their final high school years by connecting them to over 60 local, premier, business professionals.

C4 is a relaxed discussion format, which allows business professionals to spark student conversation by sharing work experiences, successful moments, challenges and personal backgrounds. These sessions are interactive, allowing students to ask questions and share concerns. Students will experience a hands-on interviewing and résumé review with human resource professionals Students will benefit from the expertise of local finance professionals to learn simple and basic ways to manage their money.

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How can students participate?
Students will complete an application, write a brief essay on career goals and submit a current resume, which will be used for the review session.

Students will also choose a career area of interest and a “soft skill” topic for two of their four sessions. The two additional sessions, Financial Literacy and Mock Interviews/Resume Review, are mandatory. Application packets are available through your campus counselor or coordinator.


  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

  • Architecture & Construction

  • Arts, Audio Video Technology, & Communications

  • Business, Marketing & Finance

  • Education & Training

  • Health Science

  • Information Technology

  • Law & Public Service

  • Manufacturing

  • How to Get into College

  • How to Survive College

  • How to Stand Out from the Crowd

  • How to Maximize Your Success

  • Managing Money

  • Resume Review/Mock Interviewing

Business Partners:

    Adams Engineering & Development Consultants
    Austin Bank
    Azalea Catering
    Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital
    Capstone College & Career Advising
    Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System
    City of Tyler
    Cooperative Teachers Credit Union
    Core Insights
    East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind
    Edward Jones
    First iZ
    Fitzpatrick Architects
    Genesis Group
    Gollob Morgan Peddy
    Goodwill Industries of East Texas
    Hood Packaging
    Ingersol Rand/Trane
    Jasper Ventures
    Kelly Services
    Leadership Tyler
    Men's Wearhouse
    Northeast Texas Public Health District
    Office Pride
    Patterson-UTI Management Services
    Prosperity Bank
    Regions Bank

    Roberts & Roberts Law Firm
    Root Construction
    Sages Vintage
    ServPro of Tyler
    Smith County
    Southside Bank
    Stage Stores
    Texas Bank and Trust
    Texas College
    Townsquare Media
    Trinidad Benham
    Tyler Economic Development Council
    Tyler Fire Department
    Tyler Junior College
    Tyler Pipe
    Tyler Police Department
    University of Texas at Tyler
    UT Health East Texas EMS
    UT Health Science Center at Tyler
    Winning Edge Employment Services
    Workforce Solutions East Texas
    WorkHub

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