The Charlotte Career Discovery Day, a partnership between the City of Charlotte’s Mayor’s Youth Employment Program and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 24, 2015. This event will provide 4,000 students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area with an interactive experience that showcases career paths in various fields relevant in today’s job market, including:
Students will be welcomed into a general assembly that will showcase a Dress for Success Fashion Show and words of wisdom from leading executive and government leaders. Students may also elect to visit a Career and College Fair to learn about more immediate job opportunities and area higher education institutions.
To register as an event vendor, please fill out the form here.
High school students throughout Mecklenburg County will be invited to attend this event through school administration. Participation will be geared toward students primarily 16 to 18 years of age. More details will be disbursed at the school level.
We are eager for Charlotte-area employers to come out and showcase their companies and industries. Vendors are invited to sign up to showcase in the following areas (click on each for more details):
Vendors are encouraged to create interactive displays and experiences for students to provide glimpses into what a career in your area may entail. In an effort to promote sustainability, we ask that vendors avoid hard-copy collateral wherever possible.
Vendors will be charged a nominal registration fee:
Registration fees will entitle each vendor to:
Additional services may be ordered through the Park Expo directly:
To register for the event, please fill out the form here.
Sponsorship opportunities will be available to support the entire event. If you or your firm are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Steve Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org, 704-336-4161).
If you have any questions about our event, we welcome you to contact Steve Wood (email@example.com,