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Virtual Exploring

NEW for Fall 2020: VIRTUAL Exploring! We’re offering hands-on career exploration for youth in the Sixth through Eighth Grades as well as young adults ages 14 – 20.


Join Nights

Learn how you can join this program at one of our Join Nights, hosted virtually throughout the fall. Visit this page to sign up and attend:

  • December 10

Career Connection Panels

Get inspired! Hear from people in different careers, sharing their experiences and what led them to choose their professional path.

Upcoming events (click here to attend any or all)

  • January 30 – Healthcare careers
    • in partnership with Austin Community College Career Academies
  • February 20 – Careers in Building Trades
    • Interviews with project managers
    • Virtual site visit to the UT Red River alignment project and the Aspen Heights Riverside project
  • March 20 – Careers with City of Austin Code Enforcement
    • Learn City Code’s part in making our community safer and more
    • Introducing Code Explorers for a pathway to college, internships, and careers with city government

Past events

  • November 21, 11:00am-Noon – The future of IT and IT careers (click here to watch a recording)
    • Moderator: Donald Tracy, Director of Corporate & Community Education, Austin Community College
    • Madan Gopal, PhD
    • Timothy Allen, Senior Infrastructure Engineer, USAA
  • November 7, 11:00am-Noon – Women in Technology (click here to watch a recording)
    • Wendy Howell, Chief of Staff, Cisco
    • Jessie Metcalf, Strategic Programs, Amazon Web Services
    • Alexandria Porter, CEO and Co-Founder, MOD Tech Labs

Get more information

For more information on any of these programs, please contact [email protected].