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 April 22, 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.
The Park Expo and Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28205
Please be sure to review the excitement captured at the 2014 Charlotte Career Discovery Day!
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. A formal presentation is not necessary, as each student will have the opportunity to speak with multiple employers as they pass through the career zones. 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:
Payment will be accepted by check made out to the City of Charlotte. Please mail checks to:
City of Charlotte
Neighborhood and Business Services/Community Engagement
Attn: Steve Wood
600 East Trade Street, Suite 311
Charlotte, NC 28202
Additional services may be ordered through the Park Expo directly:
As we make final arrangements for the event, vendor registration has been closed.
Sponsorship opportunities are available to support the entire event. If you or your firm are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Steve Wood (email@example.com, 704-336-4161).
If you have any questions about our event, we welcome you to contact Steve Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org,
Key Engagement Areas