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Career Exploration Fair Connects Businesses & Students at Laurel Oaks

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, the Clinton County Career Exploration Fair took place at the Laurel Oaks Career Campus. This event brought together local area businesses and high school students to provide a platform for valuable connections and career exploration opportunities.

The fair served as a bridge between the business community and the next generation of our local workforce. With over 30 local businesses participating, the event offered students a firsthand glimpse into various industries, exposing them to a wide range of career possibilities within our community. From agriculture and aviation to healthcare and construction, the fair showcased the diverse sectors that exist within Clinton County.

The Laurel Oaks Career Campus played a pivotal role in hosting the event, providing a dynamic and engaging environment for businesses and students to interact. Students had the opportunity to explore different booths, engage in conversations with professionals, and gain insights into the skills and qualifications needed for success in their desired fields. One of the key highlights of the fair was the virtual reality demonstration held by OhioMeansJobs Clinton County.

By fostering partnerships from local businesses, the Clinton County Career Exploration Fair set a positive trajectory for our community's economic development and future workforce.

Local businesses and organizations at the career fair include:

  • BrightFarms

  • Nutrien Ag Solutions

  • Clinton County Ohio Farm Bureau

  • ATSG Companies

  • Merchants National Bank

  • Peoples Bank

  • Smith-Feike-Minton Insurance

  • Wilmington Savings Bank

  • Crown Staffing

  • OhioMeansJobs Clinton County

  • Southern State Community College

  • Wilmington College

  • Clinton County Early Learning Center

  • Wilmington Public Library

  • Accurate Mechanical

  • Diverse Building Solutions

  • Ohio Valley Electrical Services

  • Shafer Heater & Cooling

  • Clinton Memorial Hospital

  • HealthSourch of Ohio

  • Ohio Living Cape May

  • Amazon

  • R+L Carries


  • Innovative Engineered Solutions

  • Honda LG Joint Venture EV Battery Plant

  • Nippon Seiki North America

  • City of Wilmington

  • Ohio State Highway Patrol

  • Orchard Veterinary Care



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