Hundreds explore career options at Butler College expo

Butler College Year 11 student Fletcher Williams (y11) with Alaine Bailey from Campus Perth at the school's careers expo. Pictures: Martin Kennealey
Butler College Year 11 student Fletcher Williams (y11) with Alaine Bailey from Campus Perth at the school's careers expo. Pictures: Martin Kennealey

ABOUT 800 students explored job and tertiary education options at Butler College’s careers expo on March 26.

The school hosted more than 40 exhibitors across tertiary education, training and support organisations, employers including government, volunteering and gap year opportunities.

Butler College Year 11 students Brock Konkel and Libby Shoering with Captain Chloe MacLachlan from ADF Recruiting.

The event allowed more than 800 senior students and their parents to explore future pathway options.

Career counsellor Laura Dennis said the event included presentations by the Australian Defence Force, emergency services and North Metro TAFE, as well as support agencies talking about help available for students with disabilities.

Teresa Allen from Workpower with Butler College Year 11 students Kaitlyn Barrow and Rohanne Carroll.

“We also have many students from across various curriculum areas including hospitality, photography, media, music and work ready participating in the day for real life experience of hosting an event,” she said.

Butler College year 10 student Catherine Stevens and Laura Andre from Curtin University.
Peta O’Day from the College of Electrical Training in Joondalup.
Petty Officer Matt Cace from ADF Recruiting with Butler College students.