Career Pathways Dufferin

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Career Pathways Dufferin is an interactive career fair that is offered to grade 8 students in Dufferin and North Wellington grade 8 students to showcase potential career paths, emerging technology and volunteer opportunities.  Local businesses showcase a broad range of career opportunities such as: construction, manufacturing, health, environment, information technology and others. This event is hosted in partnership with local employers and educators. 

Career Pathways is a half-day career event which features a career related speaker panel, interactive career games and career exhibits. Grade 8 students see and discover a variety of careers and will gain an increased awareness of the skills, education and attitude required in different occupations.


  • Inspire the future workforce!

  • Invest in youth (and future workforce) of our region

  • Showcase your sector and local opportunities for fulfilling careers

  • Help youth understand the required skills and education needed for different careers

  • Showcase new technology and related jobs!

  • Face to face with potential volunteers, placements, or future employees!

  • Provide your staff or volunteers with an opportunity to educate and engage our youth

  • Network with other exhibitors representing education, business and community organizations

Information for schools

Registration for grade 8 classes is now open. 
Wondering why you should bring your students to Career Pathways Dufferin?

  • Explore many of the great careers available in Guelph/Wellington.

  • Meet contacts with volunteer opportunities.

  • Gain insights on the many options available locally for training and other educational programs.

  • Learn about programs offered at local high schools that can add value to their education.

  • Learn about the value of exploring diverse opportunities for experiential learning such as tech courses, SHSM, OYAP, dual-credit, co-op and more.

  • Learn about local workforce trends and growing career sectors.