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Ottawa Career Discovery Expo

Ottawa Career Discovery Expo

DATE: Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 | 10AM - 1PM

The We Build a Dream Career Discovery Expo is an opportunity for female identifying students to engage in skilled trade pathway exploration. This event, which takes place on May 8th at the Shaw Centre, focusses on apprenticeship learning and will provide grade 9 and 10 students the opportunity to explore careers and meet employers, hear from women working in the industry and engage in hands-on activities.

Unsure about the future? We’re here to help!

What to Expect:

Ability to learn about new careers and meet employers!

Panel discussion from successful women in male-dominated fields!

Hands-on activities and photobooth! Prizes and scholarships! Light lunch and snacks!

Explore Careers in Our Five Pillars:

  • Skilled Trades
  • STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math)
  • Emergency Response
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership

Who can Register?

Young women, girls, and those who identify as female in grades 9-12 at participating school boards! If you have any questions about the event, email The Dream Team at

Thank you to our friends at Enbridge Gas Inc. for sponsoring #DreamBigOttawa!