How Take Our Kids to Work helps parents to start talking about career choices with their children

The opportunity for parents to demonstrate interest, caring and support for their teenage child is an important element in the success of Take Our Kids to Work. Adolescents benefit from seeing their parents and other adults as everyday heroes: people who are contributing to their workplace, their families and the larger society through their daily actions.

Additional benefits for parents include:

Where can students go for the day?

We encourage parents to invite their own child to spend a day on the job. If you are unable to host your own child, there are still ways for your child to participate. Here are some suggestions: