Twenty-one high school students from nine different cities of Pakistan participated in a three-week long Career Pathways Tour and visited 10 colleges and universities in the Midwestern USA (Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana), from July 2 to 23, 2017. This was the second summer immersion program organized by EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). The tour provides Pakistani high school students a unique opportunity to experience American college-level academic learning through short classes and interactive workshops.

During the tour, students learned about, career development, health sciences, business, entrepreneurship, computer sciences, media sciences, film production, engineering, informatics, hospitality, and culinary arts.Activities like visit to the Indiana Dunes State Park and Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at UIC, baking pizzas at Kirkwood Community College, celebrating American Independence Day, canoeing, trying out virtual reality gadgets, making their own video game, and Zumba Dance classes were also part of the program.

Published in Young Nation Magazine on August 19, 2017