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On April 9, the Mayor’s Youth Employment Program (MYEP) and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will co-host the city’s first Career Discovery Day, a district-wide career exploration event for thousands of local high school students. This event is the first of its kind in the Charlotte area.
 
During the event, students will be able to interact with local government officials, business executives and leading professionals in the following industries: finance; health sciences; local government; and science, technology, engineering and math.
 
In addition to having a College and Career zone, the event will also feature:
  • a Dress for Success fashion show, courtesy of Belk
  • a disaster mobile hospital unit and mobile athletic training vehicle, courtesy of Carolinas HealthCare System
  • a mock technology retail store with product demos as well as information on coding and programs, courtesy of Microsoft
  • a mock bank branch complete with an interactive game, courtesy of Bank of America
 
The event will begin 8:30 a.m. at The Park Expo, which is located at 800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte. For more information, contact Steve Wood at swood@charlottenc.gov.