Austin kids to learn about careers

Career fest

Austin (KXAN) – The Austin Youth Council is trying to help some local kids get the information they need to succeed.

Career Fest and Exploration is geared towards high school students concerns that they may not have enough information and opportunities to find out about future careers in the community.

More than 50 businesses and organizations will discuss career and job options, internship possibilities and volunteer opportunities.

The fest takes place Saturday from 10a.m. until 2p.m. at the Palmer Events Center. It is free and open to all students. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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