Business and Economy

Call for students and businesses to register for virtual careers fair

Heart of the South West Careers Hub logo

Posted on: 26 March 2021

Students and businesses are being invited to sign up to take part in a virtual careers fair being held next month (April).

The “Which Way?” careers fair, which is being organised by the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Careers Hub in partnership with Learn By Design, will be held over three days from Tuesday 27 April to Thursday 29 April.

The event for school and college students from years 7-13 will aim to connect young people with local and national employers as well as further and higher education opportunities across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. Registration is open for schools and colleges via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/137629506559

The virtual exhibition is a chance for employers to showcase their industry and any education and/or employment opportunities available.

Each day will focus on different year groups with Tuesday 27 April aimed at Key Stage Three, Wednesday 28 April for Key Stage Four and Friday 29 April aimed at Key Stage Five.

The event will feature six live sessions as well as opportunities for a Q&A with employers. Downloadable resources for the careers fair will also be available in the lead up to the event and during the event itself.

Driven by The Careers and Enterprise Company, the Heart of the South West Careers Hub’s mission is to prepare and inspire young people for the fast-changing world of work. The Hub is funded by a mixture of central funding from The Careers and Enterprise Company and funding from Devon County Council, Plymouth City Council, Exeter City Council, TDA and Somerset County Council. (Devon County Council is the accountable body for the HotSW Careers Hub).

You can contact the HotSW Careers Hub direct via https://skillslaunchpad.org.uk/careers-hub/ To find out more contact the Careers Hub team at careershub@devon.gov.uk

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