Chihuahuas Team with El Paso Electric to Host Career Prep Series for High School Students

November 4, 2019 12:36 PM

EL PASO - November 4, 2019 - The El Paso Chihuahuas have teamed with El Paso Electric to offer high school students a look into the sports industry. The El Paso Chihuahuas Career Prep Program presented by El Paso Electric gives students a chance to learn about some of the careers within the sports industry outside of the playing field. 

The career prep program, which take place at Southwest University Park, provides students with an inside look into the Chihuahuas organization. The one-day program is a classroom-style setting with instruction from Chihuahuas front office employees. It is designed for students interested in business, marketing, operations or other careers in the sports industry. 

Throughout the day-long program, students will practice problem solving skills, create a in-game promotion, and get an inside understanding of the sports industry.

"It is a privilege to partner with El Paso Electric to provide such an incredible learning opportunity for high school students in our region," said MountainStar Sports Group Sr. Vice President and General Manager Brad Taylor. "We all want these students to start looking for careers they will love."

The program aims to prepare students who attend with the skills and knowledge for continuing education and the importance of internships and experience in the industry in an effort to prepare them for future success.

"El Paso Electric is a firm believer in the importance and value internships can have on a student's education and career choice, which is why the Company offers various internship opportunities, including high school students in the region," shares El Paso Electric Interim CEO Adrian J. Rodriguez. "With expanding industries in the borderplex area, our youth can explore a variety of career options all while staying local and helping move our community forward."

The Chihuahuas Career Prep Program presented by El Paso Electric is open to high school students who are participating in a business and/or marketing class. Schools may apply for the program and classes will be chosen on a first come first served basis. Teachers may request dates beginning November 4th through December 6th (excluding November 27-November 29), and January 6th through January 31st. 

For scheduling information, contact Kate Lewis at (915) 242-2029 or klewis@epchihuahuas.com.

Dates & Schools are listed below.

November 4 Socorro High School
Novemver 17 Pebble Hills High School
November 19 Chapin High School
December 2 Parkland High School
December 6 Canutillo High School
January 8 Del Valle High School
January 17 Bel Air High School
January 23 Austin High School

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