Careers Fair will feature live music from Burning Codes and Chozen!

A Careers Fair being held on Thursday July 18 will feature up-and-coming UK musicians and performers alongside Peterborough businesses showcasing local career options.

The acts will all be on hand to chat to young people about life as a professional musician as well as performing live.


City youngsters aged 15-19 are being encouraged to attend the free event which will help them learn about different career options.

The Careers Fair is taking place on Peterborough Embankment in a series of Big Tops which are also hosting the city’s Willow Festival and Levity Comedy Festival during the weekends before and after the fair.

Employers exhibiting at the Fair include Ringway, News International, Atkins, Royal Sun Alliance, the Marriott Hotel as well as colleges, Universities and apprenticeship providers.

Sue Addison from Peterborough Skills Service says this will be Peterborough’s biggest ever Careers Fair – “We’re calling this event ‘The World’s Most Exciting Career Fair’. The live music, the venue, and the interactive stands that businesses are bringing along will make it a really interesting and varied experience for everyone attending.


“The event will feature an Innovation Tent showcasing pioneering new technologies and environmental products being developed by Peterborough companies. There will also be a CV and interview boot-camp, a Dragon’s Den style challenge, and entertainment and refreshment stalls.”

The World’s Most Exciting Career Fair will take place on Thursday July 18 , 9.30am-3.30pm at Peterborough Embankment.

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This event is being held in partnership with the Peterborough DNA programme which has brought a £3million grant to Peterborough to help drive the development of local skills to meet Peterborough’s future business needs and growth ambitions.

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