VDOT Transportation Career Fair Oct. 4

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

The Virginia Department of Transportation Northern Virginia District 14th annual Transportation Career Fair will be held Thursday, Oct. 4 from 9:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at the Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas.

More than 1,900 high school students will be able to network with about 100 engineering firms, organizations, agencies and contractors from across Virginia. The students will learn about careers in transportation-related fields, such as civil engineering, architecture, technology, construction and environmental engineering.

New items this year include a “smart car” from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, and a table where entrepreneurial students can learn about starting a business.

Students talk with VDOT environmental staff

There will be numerous hands-on opportunities such as trying equipment, how to build a bridge and a demonstration on how concrete is made. There will also be giveaways, scholarship opportunities, and contests with prizes awarded to students and their schools.

For more information, visit virginiadot.org/novacareerfair.

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