CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Students from Jackson, Josephine and Douglas counties will converge on September 28 for the Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo, a full-day, hands-on experience for careers within the construction, manufacturing and utility trades.

The SOTCE event will be held at the Seven Feathers Convention Center. Expo partners are the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians, the Phoenix School of Roseburg and ODOT.

The morning session is designed to introduce high school students to career opportunities. In the afternoon, southern Oregon veterans and disadvantaged youth will have the opportunity to connect with employers looking to hire now.