Youth Career Expos

Now in its fourth year,  the Marion County Youth Career Expos bring together middle- and high school students interested in a hands-on look at career opportunities and business representatives interested in meeting and developing their future workforce.

This year’s expos take place February 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for high school students and February 14 from 10:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. for middle school students. Both will be held at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St., in Ocala.

Special Invitation to Businesses Featured businesses will represent Manufacturing, Healthcare, Information Technology, Construction, Public Service and Education industry sectors.  Manufacturing is currently filled and businesses in Healthcare, IT, Construction, Public Service and Education are invited to participate. For more information, call 352- 732-1700, ext. 1713 or send email or download flier.

Sponsored by the College of Central Florida, the expos are a collaborative effort between CareerSource CLM and myriad partners, including Marion County Public Schools,  the Public Education Foundation of Marion County, the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership and the Mid-Florida Regional Manufacturers Association.  Each expo features three components:

  • Career Fair where students interact with business representatives about job opportunities and with education providers about training;
  • Roundtables where students hear directly from industry leaders; and
  • Interactive workshop and/or motivational speaker

School transportation and lunch will be provided; each school will have a gift card prize winner. Space is limited. The registration deadline is January 11.

For more information, contact you school guidance counselor.


Marion County

2703 NE 14th St. Ocala, FL 34470

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 840-5700 | (800) 434-5627

Citrus County

683 S. Adolph Point Lecanto, FL 34461

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 249-3278 | (800) 434-5627

Levy County

2175 NW 11th Dr. Chiefland, FL 32626

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 493-6813 | (800) 434-5627

Corporate Office

3003 SW College Road, Suite 205, Ocala, FL 34474

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 873-7939 | (800) 746-9950