September 10 & 11
Columbus Civic Center

Workforce Development continues to be one of the top initiatives of the Columbus Chamber because we know that companies all over are facing challenges with attracting talented employees. To support business success, we are committed to providing valuable resources. That’s why we’re excited to announce the return of our hands-on career exploration experience for local 8th grade and high school students. Now in its second year, this program aims to inspire and prepare the next generation of skilled professionals.
Two-day, interactive event that will expose students to local careers
Provides pathways for students who are wondering about their career options
This event will host more than 2,500 local students

OPPORTUNITIES

CONSTRUCTION

Do you like building things or drawing? • Do you enjoy working with tools? • Do you get good grades in math and science?

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Do you enjoy seeing your completed work? • Do you enjoy working with your hands and tools? 

HEALTHCARE

Do you enjoy helping others? • Is science one of your favorite subjects? • Are you interested in how the human body works?

MANUFACTURING

Do you like working with machines and computers? • Do you want to see your work in public?

PUBLIC SERVICE

Are you a good communicator? • Do you work well with others? • Do you have mental and physical stamina? • Do you have strong values?

TECHNOLOGY & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Are you interested in computer programming and coding? • Do you like creating solutions and providing technical help to computer users? • Do you enjoy developing websites?

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