CAREER Links will host The Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Career Expo on Thursday, May 17 at the Newcastle Racecourse.
The Career & Training Expo is the largest event of its kind in the region, attracting local and interstate universities and colleges from leading education and training providers. Career Links, in conjunction with Regional Development Australia’s Hunter Me program have invited some of the region’s largest employers and skilled industries.
With over 4000 students from all school sectors attending, the Expo is testimony to the importance of such an event for the region’s youth, looking to their future.
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Attending the Career Expo gives students the opportunity to gain insight into the realm of further education, training and skill sets required by Industries in the Hunter Region as part of their Journey toward learning and employment.
The contribution of the major sponsors and supporting partners for this event is integral to its ongoing success. Major sponsors The University of Newcastle, TAFE NSW and Regional Development Australia – ME program with supporting partners – Defence Force Recruitment, Avondale College and the Department of Education, ensures that Career Links will continue to offer the region’s youth the chance to explore career options. Their support gives Career Links the opportunity to continue to expand the Expo each year.
Career Links was established in 2000 to service the Youth of the Region.
Career Links is a community focused, not for profit organisation servicing Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. Operating since 2000, we facilitate a range of initiatives which connect young people with business, education, community and families. We help to create links and opportunities for young people to be their best. We achieve this through the creation of employment pathways and school to work transition programs. The chief driver of Career Links' success is the effective and longstanding relationships with education providers, the business sector and the local community.
- Structured Workplace Learning
- Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Expo
- Indigenous Advancement Strategy
- Links 2 Learning
- Career &Training Links (subscription)
- Social Enterprise Hunter
- Career Links GT
- Career Links Young People, Bright Futures
The Newcastle Lake Macquarie Career and Training Expo is open to parents and community members from 1pm to 3pm. Entry is $5 per person. For more information, ring 02 49671050 or visit www.newcastlecareerexpo.com.au.