ROE Career Fair Draws 600 Students

March 12, 2018

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Rend Lake College Culinary Arts Professor Robert Wilson speaks to students about becoming a chef and the culinary industry Friday morning during the Regional Office of Education (ROE) Career Fair. The fair annual offers local youth an opportunity to interact with local professionals in a variety of career fields.

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Over 600 local middle school students gathered in the RLC Rec Friday to take part in the ROE’s annual Career Fair. It is the second consecutive year RLC has hosted the event.

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RLC Industrial Trainer Matt Jackson speaks to students about careers in architecture and design during Friday’s ROE Career Fair. RLC hosted many different tables for a variety of industries, including agriculture, child care, cosmetology, mining, and welding; however, many other local businesses were also on-hand to speak to students about law enforcement, politics, veterinarian services, and much more.