Worlds of Opportunity Career EXPO for Area Students

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Name: Worlds of Opportunity Career EXPO for Area Students
Date: April 9, 2019 - April 10, 2019
Event Description:
The Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo is an opportunity to be a part of the pathway that will attract youth to business with in-demand careers. More than 3,500 regional middle and high school students will be invited to attend and explore career opportunities for their future. Four zones, are identified as potential career pathways to jobs in our area. Each zone will provide hands-on demonstrations and interactive activities to create a relevant job awareness for students.

Exhibitors to date:
ZONE 1: Transportation, Energy/Utilities, Public Safety, Construction, Agriculture
Atelier II
Bedford Regional Water Authority
CENTRA
Cooper Steel of Virginia
CSE
Framatome
Hickey Electric
GLTC
Jamerson-Lewis Construction
Lynchburg Emergency Services
Lynchburg Police Department
LU School of Aeronautics
Old Dominion Job corps
PROCON, Inc.
Southside Electric Cooperative
Southern Landscape Group
SVCC Power Line Worker Training School
Virginia Technical Institute

ZONE 2: Manufacturing, Automotive/Logistics, Engineering/Environment
Abbott Nutrition
Adams construction
BWXT
CVCC
H.T. Hackney Co.
Southern Air
Tessy Plastics
TestEquity
Virginia Tech PEERS

ZONE 3: Financial/ Financial Services, Retail/Customer Service, Hospitality/Tourism, Marketing/Communications
BB&T
Campbell Co. Public Library
Chick-fil-A
First National Bank
Genworth
Keller Williams
Sylvain Melloul Int. Hair Academy
Spirit FM
Wells Fargo

ZONE 4: Healthcare/Medical, Technology
Autumn Care of Altavista
CENTRA
First Dominion Home Health
Integrated Technology Group
Piedmont eye Center
Soundz Hearing Center
Westminster Canterbury

 
This career pathway resource is funded in part with funds the from U. S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) award (#: AA-32183-18-55-A-51) awarded to the City of Lynchburg on behalf of the Central Virginia Workforce Development Board. Additional matching funds
of $23,000 comes from the Region 2 Go Virginia Talent Collaborative Grant.


The Central Virginia Workforce Development Board and Virginia Career Works Lynchburg/Lynchburg Youth Center are equal opportunity employers/programs. 
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  The full Equal Opportunity Provisions policy can be found by following https://www.vcwcentralregion.com/wp-content/uploads/AP-201-EO-Equal-Opportunity-Provisions-12-17.docx
 


 
Event Sponsors:

Presenting Partner

Location:
Liberty University Indoor Track
Date/Time Information:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
April 9-10, 2019
Contact Information:
(434) 845-5966
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