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Michelle Earl 276-696-3283
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Aug. 29, 2016



Second VDOT Transportation Career Fair for high school students scheduled
Event to be held Wednesday, October 12 at Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

BRISTOL – The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Bristol District is hosting its second transportation career fair for high school students this fall, offering area high school students a wide variety of information regarding careers in transportation.

The fair will be October 12 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Southwest Higher Education Center, located at One Partnership Circle in Abingdon.


The fair will provide students information about transportation-related fields such as civil engineering, accounting, emergency response, architecture, technology, construction, environmental engineering and other transportation and construction-related disciplines.

In addition to inviting students to attend the fair, VDOT also extends an invitation to transportation-related organizations and firms to exhibit at the event.  Participation is free and firms will have the opportunity to meet local VDOT leadership and decision-makers. 

Transportation related firms and high school groups should contact VDOT Bristol Civil Rights Manager Mary Ann Altum at maryann.altum@vdot.virginia.gov or 276-696-3244 to learn more and register.


The Bristol District consists of 12 counties in southwestern Virginia:  Washington, Smyth, Lee, Scott, Russell, Buchanan, Tazewell, Bland, Wise, Dickenson, Grayson, and Wythe.

 

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