My Future My Way Career Exploration Fair
Thousands of Nashville Freshmen students filled the halls of the Nashville Convention Center on Oct. 24 for the 4th annual My Future My Way Career Exploration Fair. Freshmen high school students from 18 high schools across Nashville attended the career exploration fair to learn about the various careers from the Academies of Nashville business partners. Throughout the day, there was a myriad of activities for students to participate in– from interviewing through mock, virtual job interviews to simulating blood drawing on manikins to seeing the inside of a stretch limo.
Whiles each students’ experience was unique check out some of the numbers from the event:
18 participating schools
5,358 students in attendance
114 participating businesses
224 careers showcased
36,750 square feet packed with students and exhibitors
1 amazing sponsor
A huge thank you is also due to Shoney’s for being this year’s naming sponsor of the event as well as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce for helping make everything come together. Finally, a round of applause is due to the 5 partnership councils for the extraordinary participation by our business partners. Events and opportunities like the Career Exploration Fair would not be possible without the support of the community!