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2017 Career Discoveries Day
November 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Alachua County Education Compact is hosting the third annual Career Discoveries Day.
Career Discoveries Day is a 3-hour workshop, designed to expose middle/high school students and their parents to emerging career opportunities in the Greater Gainesville region. Career Discoveries Day, planned for Saturday, November 4, features local business professionals in the following industry sectors: arts and design, health sciences, transportation/manufacturing, life sciences, and technology. Each industry sector has a speaker who presents emerging career opportunities in his/her industry to entice students to attend his/her breakout session. Each breakout session then features a panel of peer business owners and professionals who discuss career pathways for each targeted industries (identiﬁed above), share their stories of success and answer questions from the audience.
The Alachua County Education Compact hosted the Career Discoveries Day the last two years, where more than 300 students interacted with more than 50 business professionals and local exhibitors.