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PVCC Hosts Career Fair for High School Students

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Tenth-graders from across central Virginia are getting a unique glimpse into the working world this week.

On Thursday and Friday, 2,000 teenagers from Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Nelson and Greene counties are crowding classrooms at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

The students are meeting with more than 100 professionals in different industries, learning what it takes to succeed in the world beyond high school walls.

"If they read it in the book, in the catalogue - the college catalogue...OK. Does that really tell them? Does that really show them? No. So we come here to try to show them so then they know what we're doing," said Sandra Luthie, surgical technologist exhibitor.

Students learn about a variety of fields, from software engineering to running a restaurant, and how they can achieve their own goals.

This is the sixth year of PVCC's collaboration with nearby school districts.

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