The Barbados Association of Guidance Counsellors (BAGC) will officially launch its Tenth National Career Showcase this Thursday, January 8, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., in Lecture Theatre 1, at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Marketing and Regional Student Development Officer of the UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Janet Caroo, and President of BAGC and Chairperson of the National Career Showcase Committee, Janice Jemmott, will address the launch.
The career showcase, which targets third and fifth year students in public and private secondary schools, is this year being held under the auspices of the Cave Hill Campus and bears the theme: Embracing the Opportunity.
The two-day event will therefore be staged at the Cave Hill Campus on Thursday, January 15, and Friday, January 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.??Prior to this, on Wednesday, January 14, there will be an official opening ceremony in Lecture Theatre 1, at the Cave Hill Campus at 2:00 p.m. The featured speaker will be Principal of the Cave Hill Campus, Sir Hilary Beckles.
The National Career Showcase 2015 is expected to attract over 100 booths highlighting traditional and non-traditional careers, with the aim of ensuring students are given the best chance to broaden their scope as they plan for future careers.