Information for Schools

The Canberra CareersXpo is a premier event for current advice and information on career, education and training options. The event is open to students, parents, teachers, careers practitioners and adults looking for advice and information on career and education possibilities.

Exhibitors come from a broad cross section of providers including tertiary and vocational education institutions (local, interstate and overseas), Federal and State Government institutions, employer organisations and numerous individual businesses.

In 2023 there were approximately 150 exhibitors from a broad cross section of providers.

What is happening in 2024?


The focus for the 2024 CareersXpo will be Sustainability and Environment.

This year there will be numerous exhibitors and activities related to science leading up to National Science week.

The 2024 School theme theme is Species SurvivalMore Than Just Sustainability.

real skills for real careers

Exhibitors in this space offer hands on activities such as make-up artistry, horticulture, electrical, automotive, virtual reality spray painting, hospitality and construction to give students an opportunity to experience firsthand VET based trade and skill activities. This will be located in the Budawang Pavilion.

The STEM Cell will offer hands on activities such as forensic science, fitness, robotics, cyber security, animal science, technology, children’s education and nursing. This will be located in the Coorong Pavilion.

The Indigenous Employment Exhibition offers specific opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. This will again be located in the Coorong Pavilion.

The Inovation and Technology Hub was instigated last year and will be bigger and better than last year.

This year we are trialling a new space called Sustainability and Environment.

Qualified Career Practitioners will be available for current advice and information relating to all things careers. They will be located in the Coorong Pavilion.

The Employment Opportunity Board will provide information for current and upcoming employment, apprenticeships and traineeship opportunities.

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The CareersXpo is an inclusive event

The CareersXpo endeavours to be an inclusive event offering a variety of education, training and employment pathways for students with disability.