More than 2,000 high school students and visitors from the Parkland region attended Career Explorations 2016 at the Gallagher Centre in Yorkton on Friday. The seventh annual education and career fair attracted about 80 exhibitors from across Saskatchewan, Western Canada, and North Dakota.
Career Explorations is the largest education and job fair in East Central Saskatchewan. It is organized by Parkland College, Good Spirit School Division, and Christ the Teacher Catholic Schools.
The goal of the career fair is to provide students with many of the options available to them once they finish high school. Career Explorations puts all these options under one roof. Students and visitors were able to access information from dozens of educational institutions and numerous companies from the agriculture, construction, health, and government sectors.
Career Explorations was born out of a Learning Alliance signed in 2008 between Good Spirit School Division and Parkland College. Christ the Teacher Catholic Schools has expanded its role since joining the organizing committee in 2012.