Rikus Grobler | Jun 20, 2017 | 0
Katutura youth encouraged to attend career fair
Young Achievers Empowerment Project will host the 6th Annual Katutura Career Fair, Friday, 3 June at the Habitat Research Centre, under the theme ‘Awakening Innovative Opportunities’.
The Young Achievers committee, said that the Career Fair is designed to showcase, inspire and educate the youth on the vast number of career paths and opportunities available to them.
“This year grade 10 and 11 student will be our target and we are expecting approximately 300 students from the Katutura identified schools to attend,” they announced.
The committee said the fair will provide pupils and the youth from Katutura and the surrounding areas with experts from various industries and professions, to share their experiences and impart valuable knowledge and insights on career paths and choices.
“The official opening ceremony is set to start at 09:00 and will be addressed by Helena Ngaifiwa who is also the patron of the career fair, the Junior Mayor of the City of Windhoek and other stakeholders,” they added. The committee encouraged learners and out of school youth to make use of this opportunity and attend this important event.
The Young Achievers emphasised on the fact that this will be an opportunity for organizations to connect directly with tomorrow’s workforce and provide employment and career information, guidance to prospective employees.
“To our fellow youth, please make a turn, become a constructive builder of your own career path and let us contribute to vision 20130, as young people we are the future leaders and shapers of our society,” they added.
The Young Achievers Empowerment Project is a youth organisation that aims to provide young people with a sense of vision and mission in life. The group meets every Saturday at the Multi-Purpose Center to discuss and motivate the youth on issues pertaining youth development. They have also invited a number of Ministries, private organizations and parastatals as well as Academic Institutions to showcase the different career opportunities in their respective organisation.