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SCC & CCCA Career Exploration & Employment Expo

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

🌟 Celebrate 60 Years of Opening Doors: Join SCC & CCCA Career Exploration & Employment Expo! 🌟

When? Friday April 26, from 9am – 2pm

Where? SCC, in the T-Building & Cartrette Building. Start in T-Building.

Who’s Invited? Everyone! Our SCC family, CCCA high school friends, industry partners, local businesses and all our community!

What’s This All About? We’re committed to building Columbus County’s workforce. Join us to discover new employment opportunities in high-demand careers. Get matched with employers and start a career you’re passionate about today!

Click here to Register Today!

For Attendees:

Join us at the Career Exploration & Employment Expo, where your future begins today. Whether you’re a CCCA student eager to explore various career paths, a current SCC student ready to take the next step towards your career, an adult considering a new direction, or a dislocated worker seeking new opportunities, this expo is for you. Dive into a world of possibilities with interactive exhibits, one-on-one career guidance, workshops, and networking opportunities with top employers from various industries. Discover the resources and connections you need to embark on your next career journey. Don’t miss this chance to explore, connect, and find your path to success.

Why Should You Come?

  • For Our SCC Students: Getting ready to graduate? Awesome! Meet people from businesses and places like banks, tech companies, farms, and more, all looking to meet someone just like you.
  • Columbus Career & College Academy: Ever wonder what working in a cool job feels like? Come ask people who do it every day and see what excites you!
  • Everyone in the Neighborhood: Looking for a new job or curious about what’s out there? Local businesses want to chat with you about jobs that are waiting for someone exactly like you.

Cool Things You Won’t Want to Miss:

  • Chat With Businesses: This isn’t your usual sit-and-listen event. Walk around, talk to businesses any time you like, and see who might want to hire you!
  • Look Sharp with Our Help: Worrying about what to wear? Don’t! We’ll help you find the perfect outfit. The Rams Career Closet has you covered. Rams Career Closet will be available for SCC students to shop (free of charge) for professional clothing to make sure they rock their interview. Access to professional clothing shouldn’t stop you from landing your dream job. Email [email protected] for more information.
  • Get Your Resume Ready: Don’t have a resume? No worries! Our friends at NCWorks are here to help you make one that shines. Click here to learn more.

For Businesses Interested in Participating: 

Participate in the Career Exploration and Employment Expo and meet the future of your workforce. We’re is eager to welcome businesses from across all sectors to showcase your industries, share your knowledge, and connect with a vibrant pool of individuals ready to step into or transform their careers.

Why Participate?

  • No Participation Fee: There’s absolutely no cost to join the expo. It’s an investment in your business’s future and our community’s economic development.
  • Exclusive Networking: Share your company culture and discover eager, talented candidates looking to embark on their career paths or seeking new opportunities.
  • Complimentary Lunch Provided: Enjoy a delicious lunch courtesy of CCCA’s Culinary Program, a token of our appreciation for your valuable participation.
  • Customized Experience: Whether you prefer an indoor or outdoor setup, require a power source, WiFi, or have other specific needs, we’ve got you covered. Our goal is to make your participation as effective and comfortable as possible.

Event Structure:

The expo is divided into two main sessions to cater to our diverse audience. The morning session focuses on job seekers including college students, adults, and dislocated workers, making it the perfect time for businesses looking to fill vacancies and meet potential employees. The afternoon session is designed with a career exploration focus, particularly for CCCA students. While we hope all our business partners can join us for the entire event, understanding the different focuses can help you plan your participation more effectively.

Get It On Your Calendar:

Mark your calendars and register ASAP to be part of this transformative community event. Your presence is not just about meeting potential candidates; it’s about shaping futures and contributing to the vibrancy and growth of our local economy.

Need Help? Contact Us!

Ken Buck, SCC Career & Technical Education Coordinator

[email protected] | (910) 788-6239

Tabatha Worthington, CCCA Career Development Coordinator

[email protected] | (910)642-7141 ext. 418Kayla Gooden, CCCA Counselor

[email protected] | (910) 642-7141 ext. 414

Together, let’s create opportunities and inspire success. We look forward to seeing you at the Career Exploration and Employment Expo.


April 26
9:00 am - 2:00 pm