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The Career Connection

Virtual event for 11th and 12th graders
November 4, 2021 

Join us for a virtual event designed to reinforce college and career readiness topics for AVUHSD Juniors and Seniors by participating in a panel presentation for Arts Media & Entertainment, Engineering, IT/Cybersecurity, Medical, or Public Services.

In-person event for 9th and 10th graders
AV Fairgrounds
March 16, 2022

Join us at the AV Fairgrounds for an event designed to introduce invited AVUHSD Freshmen and Sophomore students to a variety of career and education opportunities available after high school graduation. Students also can explore the various career academies available through the Antelope Valley Union High School District.


The AV Career Prep Council, along with local business, industry and government leaders bring together exhibitors who provide hands-on demonstrations and engaging displays that excite students about possibilities for futures in entry, technical and professional level jobs. Students attend this field trip in 1.45-hour blocks.

Industries represented include:

Organizations interested in participating may register as Exhibitors. Please direct any questions to Diane Walker at or call 661-575-1025.