Business-Education Partnership

Today's students represent tomorrow's workforce. To ensure tomorrow's employees possess the skills and a sound understanding of employers' expectations, now is the time for business professionals to play an active role in shaping young peoples' lives. Through The Lancaster Chamber's education-focused programming, business professionals can commit to and promote career exploration opportunities within their organization.


High School Mentoring Programs

Help shape and grow the future leaders of our local workforce by providing guidance, sharing wisdom and offering encouragement to a high school junior from a local school through a one-on-one mentoring relationship. Activities include job shadowing and special learning and professional growth opportunities. And new this year, in addition to The Chamber’s Women in Business Mentoring Program, we are offering a Young Men’s Mentoring Program. Click on the links, below, for details:

Women in Business Mentoring Progam

Young Men's Mentoring Program




CareerConnect is an online career exploration database designed for area middle school, high school and post-secondary students to connect with business professionals for job shadowing, mentoring and internship opportunities. CareerConnect is Lancaster County's only local resource for students looking to link up with local businesses for career exploration opportunities.


Pathways to 21st Century Careers

A career night designed to educate area middle school students, their parents/guardians and school administrators on how to prepare for future career opportunities available in the local marketplace. More specifically, the event is designed to provide the future workforce, your future employees, with the opportunity to meet local employers in a face-to-face setting to learn about career projections, wages, education requirements, internships and training opportunities necessary to succeed in various industries.