"When I Grow Up" Expo Career

  • Come out and discover your future CAREER!

    Join HISD’s Career Readiness department for a FREE day of career exploration on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Hattie Mae White ESC, 4400 West 18th Street.

    You will be inspired by over 100 exhibitors from local companies demonstrating the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in high-demand, high-growth industries. Be ready to explore a wide variety of careers in our region that you may not typically think about. During the When I Grow Up Expo, students of all ages will enjoy hands-on career awareness and exploration activities.  Don’t miss out on watching your friends compete in one of the school competitions. Attendees will have fun taking part in exhibitor workshops, visiting the Career Ready Wagon, riding trains, food trucks, student performances and more.

    SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, April 27, 2024



  • "When I Grow Up" 2024 T-shirt Design Contest


    Voting has ended, and the creator of the winning T-shirt design is Pin Oak Middle School.

    2024 Winner


  • Future Construction Manager

    Future Construction Manager

    When I Grow Up Expo, April 18, 2020.


    "2024 WINNER"

    Pin Oak Middle School 

    2024 Winner



  • "First Take" Student Video Competition - 2017

    Heights High School - 1st Place Winner



    Lamar High School Runner-up