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We Do STEM Career Exploration

We coordinate on-campus NOVA Career Exploration Days for K-12 and College Students, engage in onsite activities with local STEM organizations and provide professional development opportunities for current NOVA students to support their current and post-collegiate internships and job search strategies.

NOVA Career Exploration Days

Career Exploration Days are a showcase of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Degree and Certification programs on designated NOVA campuses throughout the year. They feature excellent exhibits for engaging enrollment and financial aid workshops for High School students interested in the STEM career field.

Loudoun Campus – March 18

Next Career Exploration Day at NOVA Loudoun
Wednesday, March 18, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NOVA Loudoun Campus – HEC Building
21200 Campus Drive, Sterling, VA 20164

Who is the Career Exploration Day for?
STEM Career Exploration Day is for high school students and beyond. Students, Teachers, School Administrators and Community Educators are encouraged to register to attend.

How much does it cost?
STEM Career Exploration Days are FREE events.

Who will I learn from?
Our exhibits and workshops will be presented by NOVA faculty, students and staff

Do I need to pre-register?
Yes. Pre-register here.

Job Fair

The NOVA Information and Engineering Technologies Job Fair is a great way for you to connect with some of the leading organizations and companies in the fields of IT and Engineering Technologies in the area and in the industry to land internships and job opportunities.

Annandale Campus – April 3

Next Career Exploration Day at NOVA Annandale
Friday, April 3, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

NOVA Annandale Campus - Ernst Cultural Center Gymnasium

Who is the IET Job Fair for?
The IET Job Fair is for current NOVA students and alumni who are majoring in or are interested in a career in the IT, Engineering technologies, or IT related fields.

How much does it cost?
The IET Job Fair is a FREE event.

Who will I learn from?
We expect to have companies from every field represented within IT and Engineering Technologies participating in the Job Fair. Stay up to date on the companies participating in the IET Job Fair by visiting the SySTEMic Blog

Do I need to pre-register?
Yes. Pre-register here.