About the 2021 NW Youth Careers Expo

Join us for the 17th annual NW Youth Careers Expo, the Northwest’s premier career-exploration experience for high school students.

  • Learn about the region’s broad range of careers and the pathways to get there.
  • Hear from diverse voices sharing experiences and tips for getting started on a career.
  • Connect with local companies, colleges, training programs and more.
  • Meet leading employers and visit their virtual booths.
  • Take away materials and resources in your digital “backpack.”
  • Return to learn more for 30 days following the event.
  • Compete for prizes in the scavenger hunt!

Our Sponsors






  • Barren Liebman
  • Bassetti Architects
  • Laika 

School Partners

  • Gresham-Barlow School District
  • North Clackamas School District
  • Parkrose School District
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Reynolds School District

Frequently Asked Questions

High school students ages 13 or older and educators in Oregon and SW Washington are invited to register for the NW Youth Careers Expo.
Yes. Please click the Register button for student registration information and the Expo homepage for exhibitor/sponsor information. You may also contact expo@portlandworkforcealliance.org with questions.
Once registered, you will use your email address to get access to the event. This is your unique login and can only be used by you.
Yes! We will have access to the Expo and all the auditorium content recorded until April 15.
If you are 13 or older, you are welcome to attend!
No, just a web browser on your computer, Chromebook or mobile device.