Dozens of exhibitors from local companies will be on hand to help students explore their options in high-demand, high-growth industries at the 11th annual “When I Grow Up” career expo.
The event will take place Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 W. 18th Street, 77092). All HISD students in grades K-12 and their families are invited.
Despite an overcast sky and the threat of rain, an estimated 5,107 students, parents, and community members attended the third annual “When I Grow Up” career expo on April 11. Students of all ages talked with representatives from nearly 100 local companies and employers. Click here to see a list of participants.
“We are very pleased with the growth of this event,” said HISD Career and Technical Education Manager Dana Sturdevant. “Each year the career expo is bigger and better – more students attend, and our partner companies provide more engaging hands-on experiences.” Continue reading →