For Immediate Release
Date: May 10, 2017
Media Contact: Monika K. De La Garza
Office: 361-885-3018 Cell: 361-946-6077
WHAT: YOU (Youth Opportunities Unlimited) Choose! Career Expo
WHO: Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Thursday, May 11, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m
WHERE: American Bank Center Exhibit Hall
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
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
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 Coordinator, Cell: 361-946-6077; firstname.lastname@example.org.