Careers Expo for Youth

Event Information
Date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:00am to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Address: 
Washington County Fairgrounds
17046 Fairground Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210
Brief Description of Event: 
As an extension of United Way of Southwest Virginia’s Ignite Program, the Careers Expo for Youth will take place in September 2017 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. An estimated 4,000 7th grade students from Southwest Virginia will meet face-to-face with employers from Southwest Virginia. The students will participate in five-minute activities with employers, where they’ll see first-hand what it’s like to participate in a chemistry experiment, climb a utility pole, practice CPR, or use a 3D printer – directly from industry professionals.
Organizations Involved
Organization to be Benefited: 
Youth of Southwest Virginia
Sponsoring Organization: 
United Way of Southwest Virginia
Event Coordinator Info
Event Coordinator Name: 
Ms. Debby Loggans
Event Coordinator Email: 
Event Coordinator Phone: 
276-628-2160
Open to volunteers: 
Please contact event coordinator