Information for Schools

The CareersXpo is for students, parents, teachers, careers advisers 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 2019 there were in excess of 100 exhibitors from a broad cross section of providers including:

What’s happening in 2022?

The focus for the 2022 CareersXpo will be Careers of the Future.

This year there will be even more exhibitors and activities related to science aligning with the 2022 National Science week.

“real skills for real careers”  will again be located in the Budawang Pavilion. Exhibitors in this space will offer hands on activities such as make-up artistry, horticulture, electrical, automotive, metals and virtual reality spray painting, hospitality and solar to give students an opportunity to experience firsthand VET based trade and skill activities.

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

The Indigenous Employment Exhibition will be located in the Coorong Pavilion

Career Practitioners will be available for current advice and information relating to careers. They will be found in the hallway between the two pavilions.

The Teaching in the ACT booth will be promoting why teaching is such a rewarding and important career.

Thursday afternoon has been designated exclusively for Year 6 ACT Government students.  

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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. Students with disability are encouraged to attend the CareersXpo to speak to over 100 exhibitors including tertiary and vocational education institutions, federal and local government departments, employer organisations and individual businesses.

The following exhibitors are approved providers of NDIS services and/or can provide specialist support to assist students with their career goals:

Organisation – (Stall Numbers yet to be allotted)

Australian Tax Office
TTW Salvation Army Employment Plus
Apprenticeship Support Australia
The Disability Trust
Canberra Institute of Technology
Nexus Human Services
ACT Human Rights Commission
Australian Catholic University
Department of Jobs and Small Business
JobLink Plus
Australian Training Company

University of Canberra

Career Guidance Corner – In the walkway between the Budawang and Coorong Pavilions