The North Dakota Workforce Leadership Team, in conjunction with Bismarck Public Schools and the Missouri River Education Cooperative-Succeed 2020, will be holding a Career EDventure at the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibit Hall on May 8.
The event will work to engage high school students with North Dakota career opportunities. Career EDventure is the kickoff to the annual industry awareness week.
The event is also designed to: 1) Foster stronger relationships between business and education. 2) Work cooperatively with parents to guide their children’s career goals.
“Over the course of this half-day event, approximately 50 exhibits will be available to provide interactive experiences to students on a wide range of industries,” Wayde Sick with the North Dakota Department of Commerce said. “The event will also offer a number of breakout sessions focused on specific high-demand industries in the state.”
Representatives from Great River Energy, Bobcat Machinery, Cavendish Farms, North Dakota Information Technology Department and the North Dakota Department of Commerce, Tourism Division will be in attendance.
The North Dakota Workforce Leadership Team consists of representatives from North Dakota Career and Technical Education, North Dakota Department of Commerce, North Dakota Department of Human Services, Job Service North Dakota, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and North Dakota University System.
Registration is free for students. For additional information or to register, please contact Wayde Sick at 701-328-7264 or go to www.NDCommerce.com.