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Career Expos

IDEA's Career Expo program brings diverse individuals and organizations to our cafeteria each month to share perspectives about different professions and post-secondary opportunities. We invite community members, companies, small businesses, and other institutions to join us for one of our Workforce Wednesdays. 

This year's Career Expos will be October 30, December 4, February 26, and May 27.

Please contact Director of CTE Andrea Zimmermann at or 202-399-4750 to learn more or reserve your table.

IDEA Career Expos have featured

  • Architect Chris Baty, Stoiber + Associates, which designed the plans for IDEA's recent renovation.
  • Caroline Kenney, realtor and member of Peace Fellowship Church, which shares IDEA's building.
  • Upward Bound, a program of the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Aida Stuk, registered nurse at Washington MedStar
  • SGT McKinney, youth liaison coordinator with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • BB&T banker Christopher Fletcher
  • Pharmacist Adriana Rich
  • Veterinarian Dr. Elton Vyfthuis
  • The Young Women's Project
  • US Postal Service
  • Cosmetologists
  • Emergency medical technicians
  • Graphic designers
  • Nonprofit youth-service organizations
  • Colleges and universities.
  • Many more members of our community excited to share their careers with our scholars! You can be next!