“WAC programs inspire me to have passion and grit in my future career. I didn’t know what career I wanted before joining JWAC, but now I have a sense of an idea that I want to be in a cultural/world geared job.”
– Naomi Stewart, Lake Highlands High School
Each year, this event provides upwards of 800 North Texas high school students the landscape of international careers, what they entail, and how to pursue their desired career path. Students spend the day attending five out of ten break-out sessions featuring presentations by local professionals in international roles. Additionally, universities, companies, and organizations with international impact are represented at information booths for interested students to seek out any specific advice, information about internships, as well as job and/or volunteer opportunities.
Schools may register up to 30 Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) students. See below for information about bus assistance.
Past speaker topics include:
- Study Abroad Programs
- FAFSA and Scholarship Opportunities
- Media Literacy
- Technology & Interdisciplinary Innovation
- Oil & Gas
- Global Business Consulting
- Military Service
- International Banking & Finance
- International Education & NGO Work
- Human Rights Advocacy
- National Security & Intelligence
- Diplomacy and Economic Development
- Social Entrepreneurship
Bus assistance may be available when you submit a request for bus scholarship using the application linked below. Submit the invoice for the bus reservation via email to Jennifer Bowden at least seven (7) days prior to the event date.