Careers Show 2018


On Thursday 21st June at the East of England Arena, the Mission Possible Careers Show will showcase hundreds of opportunities available for young people in the local area. From current job vacancies to apprenticeships to university places, there will be advice on all different career paths under one roof.

5,000 students from 40 schools across the region will be visiting in two hour slots throughout the day, exploring sector-specific ‘Experience Zones’ for an insight into what it is like to work in different industries. The zones reflect the key employment sectors in the region and will highlight many of the top employers.

The Careers Show is organised by The Skills Service, an award-winning team within Opportunity Peterborough whose role is to facilitate partnership working between schools, training providers and businesses in order to develop the knowledge, aspirations and employability skills of young people. The Careers Show is its biggest event and aims to:

Steve Bowyer, Chief Executive of Opportunity Peterborough, is excited about the prospect of this year’s show:

“This is the sixth time we have organised the Careers Show and its success continues to grow year on year. For me the event is about showing people what careers they might be passionate about and then how they can achieve it.

For exhibitors, it’s a unique opportunity to find people who might want to work for them in the future, a chance to engage with our young people and shape our economy of the future.”

You can find out more about the Careers Show by visiting

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