Approximately 450 participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

This year's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event, presented by Penn State's Office of Human Resources and Educational Equity, took place Thursday, April 24, on the University Park campus. The event drew approximately 450 participants and their mentors to about 45 career sites highlighting the food industry, animals, nursing, horticulture, sciences, the weather, the arts and most everything in between.

This year's luncheon featured Eugene Clothiaux, professor of meteorology at Penn State, and Jon Nese, associate head of undergraduate programs in the Department of Meteorology at Penn State, as speakers.

The Penn State event is part of a nationwide effort to help children explore career options. For more information on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, go to

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Last Updated April 24, 2014