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350 JUNIORS & SENIORS TO ATTEND CAREERS IN TEXAS INDUSTRIES WEEK/READY FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER CONFERENCE

WHAT: Careers In Texas Industries Week/Ready 4 College & Career Conference

WHO: Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, Education to Employment Partners, Texas Workforce Commission and the Office of the Governor

WHEN: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center 402 Harbor Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) is excited to announce the biggest career exploration event of the year for high school students – YOU (Youth Opportunities Unlimited) Choose! Career Expo on May 11th from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

This Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event launches a new career pathways strategy targeting our high school students throughout the Coastal Bend region. It will help expose our future workforce to in-demand occupations in high-growth industries and provide a hands-on interactive exploration of career pathways.

Top industries represented are Business, Healthcare, Professional Skills & Trades and Public Service. Over 1,500 high school students and 54 employers have pre-registered to attend the event.

YOU! Provides guidance to youth on in-demand careers and is designed to allow participants to experience careers through on-going, meaningful career exploration and subsidized employment activities. Additional services include:

• Explore In-Demand Careers in Business, Healthcare, Professional Skills & Trades and Public Service.
• Connect with Representatives from Local Training Institutions and the Military
• Discover Lucrative Career Pathways
• Learn Essential Skills Sought by Local Employers
• Prepare and Plan for the Future

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend contact: Monika K. De La Garza, Communications & Outreach  Coordinat or, Cell: 361-946-607726

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