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WORLDS OF WORK is a project of East AlabamaWorks, the East Alabama regional arm of the Alabama Workforce Council.  WOW is a large career expo that provides eighth graders and high school juniors, from all across the seven-county East AlabamaWorks workforce development region, a chance to explore their future careers! Employers from throughout the region present more than 100 careers in a fun and friendly, hands-on presentation that gives each student a real-life look at what their future career might be.

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East AlabamaWorks!
1130 Quintard Avenue, Suite 100
Anniston, AL 36201
256.231.5160 Ext 19

Executive Director
Lisa Morales
lmorales@eastalabamaworks.com

Program Manager
Carl Brady
cbrady@eastalabamaworks.com

Program Coordinator
Abby Minter Howle
ahowle@eastalabamaworks.com

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CAREER PRESENTERS

The Worlds of Work Career Expo features employers from business and industry throughout the East AlabamaWorks workforce region, which includes Cherokee, Etowah, Calhoun, Cleburne, Clay, Randolph, and Talladega counties.

Over the course of the 3-day Worlds of Work event, more than 8,000 eighth graders and high school juniors will visit the Oxford Civic Center in Oxford, Alabama to learn more about the exciting jobs that are available all over the region. Presenters have booth/display space in their associated Career World and provide personnel  and equipment from their business so that the students can enjoy lively interaction and hands-on experience in a variety of career fields.

For 2020's event, eighth graders will attend on Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11.  The high school juniors will attend on Thursday, March 12.  

Worlds of Work presenters are divided into ten different "Worlds" of Work!

AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

AUTOMOTIVE & MANUFACTURING • COMMUNICATION & MEDIA CONSTRUCTION • ENERGY & UTILITIES • ENGINEERING

HEALTHCARE • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY • PUBLIC SERVICE

TRANSPORTATION

If your business or industry would like to be a career presenter for the 2020 Worlds of Work, please contact:

Lisa Morales
lmorales@eastalabamaworks.com

Carl Brady
cbrady@eastalabamaworks.com