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Washington DC Employer Site Visits

Join representatives from the Office of Career Services and Community Engagement in Washington DC for two scheduled site visits with regional non-profit and federal government employers.  Students will be responsible for their own transportation to the Washington area, but the Office of Career Services and Community Engagement will help coordinate site visit logistics and provide additional information to student participants.

Day 1- Visit the Secret Service Headquarters and Training Facility

Washington, DC and Laurel, MD
7:30-4:30 (not including travel)

The United States Secret Service (Recruitment Division) is hosting a tour on Monday, January 13th, 2014 of their training center and agency Headquarters.  We anticipate you will find this experience to be unique and enriching.  You will have the opportunity that few people do to see the Secret Services’ training facility and Headquarters which are not open to the public.  Your experience will include a K-9 demonstration, a visit to the weapons library, a tour of the Protective Intelligence Operation Center and much more.  You will hear from various instructors, forensic fingerprint technicians, the Secret Service historian and the recruitment squad.       

Day 2- Visit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)

Old Town, Alexandria, VA
9:30-11:30 (not including travel)

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children will host a tour of their headquarters on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014. The NCMEC believes that every child deserves a safe childhood. For 29 years they have been at the forefront of the fight to keep children safer from abduction and sexual exploitation. They provide the resources needed to help protect children, bring perpetrators to justice and prevent these devastating crimes committed against children. The NCMEC provides services, resources and technical assistance to child victims of abduction and sexual exploitation, their families and the professionals who serve them. They provide the most comprehensive resources regarding missing children, child sexual exploitation, child safety and prevention, law enforcement training and victim and family support. Radford students will tour the NCMEC headquarters and hear from representatives from each of the various departments that support NCMEC’s mission.

Registration is required and space is limited. Background checks are required by the Secret Service. To register, login to HireAHighlander. You will then be contacted by a Career Services staff member with additional information.