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Monday, April 15, 2024

City hosting career panel for Ocala teens

The Ocala Recreation and Parks Department is hosting a weekly career exploration panel for teens interested in learning from professionals about their paths to employment.

This week’s panel will gather on Thursday, April 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place (1821 NW 21st Ave.).

Each week, industry professionals will engage in insightful discussions about various career paths. The event is designed to provide valuable information to help youth make informed decisions about their future careers.

Discussion topics will focus on an overview of the featured industry, career paths, education requirements, salary, diversity, and inclusion.

Featured industries will include law enforcement, financing and banking, school systems, medicine, and construction.

The panel discussion will be held every Thursday through May 2 and is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

For more information, visit the Career Exploration Panel Facebook page.