NORTH NORWICH – NBT Bank hosted a career day for participants in its student employment program Tuesday at the Canasawacta Country Club.
This is the program’s fifth year and the third the bank’s hosted a career day. According to Catherine Scarlett, direct of human resources at NBT, the program is designed to give students experience in the work place knowledge about job opportunities at the company.
“Every year we try and grow ... do different things,” said Scarlett. She explained that although NBT looks for students who seem interested to stay within the company, the goal of the program is to prepare them for the future and teach them how to make career choices.
The students in the summer program range from just graduating high school to students working on their MBA, according to Scarlett. There is no limit on how many summers a student may participate, and a few have even taken part every year since 2006.
“First year students will usually be in teller positions ... to learn the backbone of our company,” said Scarlett. However, she went on to explain that students go on to take jobs in human resources, accounting, marketing and a variety of other positions throughout the company...