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Youth Career Fest 2016

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 from 9:00am to 1:00pm
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The 3rd Annual Youth Career Fest is a career exploration event for Austin-area high school students hosted by the Austin Youth Council.

In 2014, the Austin Youth Council decided they wanted to focus their efforts on youth unemployment and career exploration so the Youth Career Fest was created. Last year, we had over 2,000 people present and over 100 companies/organizations showcasing various career opportunities.

The 3rd Annual Youth Career Fest will be held at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas, 78704 on Tuesday April 12th, 2016 from 9:00am-1:00pm.

We are expecting 100+ booths that represent different businesses, companies, and organizations in Austin as well as over 1,500 high school students. This year we will also be having guest speakers and a STEAM focused panel, which will have representatives from the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, and Math discussing their careers.  The mission of this event is to allow Austin-area high school students an opportunity to interact with people who are already working in the careers they may be interested in pursuing as well as ensure Austin-area high school students are provided with job opportunities and career choices.

We are looking for volunteers for the following positions:

Break Room for Panelists

Make sure everything is in order in the break room for panelists.

9:00am – 1:00pm

Exhibit Hall Support (2 shifts) 2 volunteers per shift

Walk around the event to make sure everything is going smoothly for vendors and attendees. Report to the information booth with any questions or concerns.


8:30am – 11:00am, 11:00am – 1:30pm

Lunch Distribution (4)

Pick-up lunch tickets from each booth and deliver lunches to career representatives (limit of 2 lunches per booth).

11:00am – 1:00pm





Q&A Door

Direct attendees to where they need to go and be available to answer questions.

9:00am – 1:00pm


Panel Door

Direct attendees to where they need to go and be available to answer questions. Count attendees to maintain room capacity.

9:00am – 1:00pm


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Location: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704, United States