Educators. Students. Parents.

The Event…

Designed for high school juniors and seniors, WOW 2.0 allows young adults to engage with employers and colleges, even interviewing for part-time and full-time jobs. Held at Shelton State Community College, WOW 2.0 continues a student’s future, whether they choose college or career after graduation.

REGISTER HERE for College and Career Day

REGISTER HERE for WOW 2.0

Information for exhibitors and employers

Industry Leaders: Are you looking for employees? If you hire recent high school graduates, WOW 2.0 is the ideal event for you! Interview an array of candidates in one day, and West Alabama Works’ staff will handle applications, credentials and resumes. Not hiring, but want to be involved? You can apply to be an exhibitor at WOW 2.0 — College and Career Day. Register here for College and Career Day and interviews.

Colleges: Showcase your school to perspective students at College and Career Day. High school juniors from West Alabama will travel to Shelton State Community College to learn more about your school and programs. Don’t miss this engaging event where you can recruit future students! Register here. 

Additional Resources

Students and schools, register here.

WOW 2.0 has two components, WOW 2.0 and WOW 2.0 – College and Career Day.

WOW 2.0 

High school seniors and post-secondary students will participate in scheduled interviews with business and industry.  Students who do not have scheduled interviews are encouraged to attend the event.  WOW 2.0 will be like WOW Varsity where it is an open event that can be attended. Much like WOW Varsity, it is the decision of each school to transport seniors.  All students are responsible for travel arrangements to the Martin Campus.

DATE: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
TIME: 2-6 p.m.
WHERE: Shelton State Community College Martin Campus
WHO: Senior high school and postsecondary students from Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa counties.

Register here.

WOW 2.0 – College and Career Day

Juniors from the 9 county Region will have the opportunity to meet with post-secondary schools and industries. This event is an excellent opportunity for students to explore the high growth, high demand jobs available in West Alabama and will be able to speak with post-secondary schools, as well as meet with industry-professionals in a job fair setting.

DATE: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
TIME: Schools will be assigned times.
WHERE: Shelton State Community College Martin Campus
WHO: Eleventh grade students from Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa counties.

Register here.