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City of Austin to Host Fourth Annual Youth Career Fest

Tuesday, January 31, 2017  from 9:00  a.m. to Noon, Palmer Events Center, 909 Barton Springs Rd.

The City of Austin’s Youth Council will host the fourth annual Youth Career Fest on Jan. 31, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Palmer Events Center. The event provides a forum for Austin area business and organization representatives to talk with students about career opportunities and internships.
The student-focused event is free and open to all area high school students, as well as others in the community. Event kick-off will begin with an opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m. to welcome employers.

Employers represented at this year’s event include LENOIR, Austin Public Library, Cancer Rehab Austin, Round Rock Express, Formula 1 Racing, WordPress Engine, Austin Municipal Court, Austin-Travis County EMS, The Iron Yard, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin Opera, NASA’s Texas Space Grant Consortium, and the University of Texas College of Natural Sciences, and many more.

Youth Career Fest Opening Ceremony
8:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Palmer Events Center

900 Barton Springs Rd.

  • 8:30 a.m. Chiquita Eugene, COA Youth and Family Services
  • 8:40 a.m. Tiffany Daniels, Workforce Solutions
  • 8:45 a.m. Melissa Murphy, Pitch Academy
  • 9:00 a.m. Youth Career Fest Doors Open

The Youth Career Fest began in 2013 in response to a desire by the Austin Youth Council to address teen unemployment. Now in its fourth year, the Youth Career Fest has hosted more than 1,000 students and 100+ vendors each year.
For more information visit austintexas.gov/kids.

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