2008-05-23 / School News

PS 183 Students Hear From Professionals At Career Day

By Miriam Rosenberg

Volunteers from across the city took time out from their busy day on Tuesday to speak to students at PS 183 during its annual Career Day. Among those represented were the NYPD, the FDNY, the Sanitation Department, city lifeguards, the U.S. Army, the Parks Department, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer's office, Peninsula Hospital and The Wave newspaper.

Miriam Rosenberg, the contributing editor for The Wave poses for a photo with Mr. Harvey's class after she spoke to them about a career in journalism. Miriam Rosenberg, the contributing editor for The Wave poses for a photo with Mr. Harvey's class after she spoke to them about a career in journalism. Felicia Marie McLaughlin goes through The Wave as she speaks to a class about her work as an advertising representative for the newspaper. She is also an entrepreneur who owns a hair salon. Felicia Marie McLaughlin goes through The Wave as she speaks to a class about her work as an advertising representative for the newspaper. She is also an entrepreneur who owns a hair salon. Students learn about the job of being a lifeguard during a visit from two lifeguards who protect the city's beaches. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Students learn about the job of being a lifeguard during a visit from two lifeguards who protect the city's beaches. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Two police officers from the 63 Precinct in Brooklyn discuss the pros and cons of their jobs. Two police officers from the 63 Precinct in Brooklyn discuss the pros and cons of their jobs. With pencils and paper ready, a class listens to a member of the FDNY. With pencils and paper ready, a class listens to a member of the FDNY.

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