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2021 Newcastle Lake Macquarie Career Expo

will be held on Thursday 13th May 2021 9am - 3:30pm.

The Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Career Expo is proudly presented by Career Links, on behalf of the Career Advisor Association.

This leading Career Expo is attracting a record number of local and interstate exhibitors including major universities, leading training colleges and community organisations.

Career Links are proud to coordinate the Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Career Expo, we have   coordinated the Expo since 2009. The expo attracts high school students and their parents from across the region, in 2019 over 3,800 students attended.


Career Links is a not-for-profit organisation, committed to the youth of this region, we coordinate this event to support them in transiting from school to their future careers. The expo connects students and their parents with career options, enabling them to make informed decisions about their future.

"Yakka- Introduction to Work" Program

The "Yakka- Introduction to Work" program will support Aboriginal students in Years 7 through to Year 12.

The program will cater to students in the Hunter, Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and Port Stephens areas of New South Wales.

The program will introduce students to potential careers and will assist them to develop a career plan. The program will consist of work inspiration and work experience activities including career profiling, aptitude testing, career planning, employability skills and educating students about work health and safety in the workplace.

Stephen Schmidt the Career Links Program Co-ordinator will work with the schools to support the students during this time of transition.

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