The event saw displays being mounted by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Guyana Defense Force (GDF), Guyana Police Force (GPF), Guyana Power and Light (GPL), Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA), Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), National Insurance Scheme (NIS), University of Guyana (UG), Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE), Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA), Special Needs Unit, Leonora technical and Vocational Centre, Uitvlugt Sugar Estate, Institute of private Enterprise Development, Guyana Bar Association, the Board of Industrial Training and West Demerara Regional Hospital.
Essentially, the interactions between the students and the agencies seek to offer guidance regarding the career paths they can consider as a possible choice.
Mr Denis Jaikaran, Regional Executive Officer, in his remarks emphasised that through the career fair the students would be able to make the “best choice”. He also encouraged the students to see the value of the career fair as it can have a long-lasting impact on their lives.
To the participating agencies, Jaikaran extended appreciation for their participation and expressed optimism for the numbers to expand next year.
The Regional Education Officer (ag), Ms Penelope McIntosh highlighted that this event is one way the Department is working towards meeting the needs of the public.
Ms McIntosh noted that the fair will inform the students about the various job available in Guyana and the skills required for those occupations.