About Career Discovery

Career Discovery is be a fun, educational, hands-on experience for all public, private, and home-schooled eighth grade students in Region 5 (Autauga, Bullock, Chambers, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, and Tallapoosa counties).

Regional industries and businesses highlight and create hands-on interactions that link careers to the classroom and provide students an overview of career opportunities available in the area, showcased in 11 career clusters:

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Communication and Information Technology
  • Education and Training
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Public Service (Law, Police, Fire, Corrections, Military, etc.)
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
  • Energy and Utilities

Career Discovery welcomes over 4,000 students, teachers, counselors, parent chaperones, volunteers, sponsors, partners, and exhibitors.

Upon completion of Career Discovery, students will have career alternatives to consider when developing their career portfolios.

Dates and Locations of Upcoming Career Discovery Events:

September 13-14, 2018
Southern Union State Community College, Opelika Campus

April 4-5, 2019
Trenholm State Community College


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For more information:

Lisa Gaither
Project Manger
Central AlabamaWorks!
600 S Court Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-318-2602
lgaither@centralalabamaworks.com