Career Pathways Guelph-Wellington

Career Pathways is an interactive career exploration event that is offered to all grade 8 students in Guelph to showcase potential future career paths. Local businesses showcase a broad range of career opportunities such as: homebuilding trades, manufacturing, health, environment, information technology and others. This event is hosted in partnership with local employers, educators and community partners. 

Career Pathways is a half day career event which features a motivational speaker, 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. 

This year's event will be held at the Hanlon Convention Centre, Guelph on Thursday, October 17th, 2019. 

why be an exhibitor and sponsor

  • 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 Guelph-Wellington?

  • 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 locla workforce trends and growing career sectors.