Laney College Open House & Career Exploration

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Laney College Open House & Career Exploration

Attend the Laney College Career Education fair and explore 18 career fields ranging from Visual Arts to hands-on career pathways.

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Laney College 900 Fallon Street Oakland, CA 94607

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About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Reserve your spot today! Free registration

For +10 years, the CTE team at Laney has hosted the Open House & Career Expo to help young people explore their interests and achieve a fulfilling career. We showcase a diversity of fields with hands-on tours, demos, and exhibitions. We also provide direct access to industry experts and career professionals, so that you can explore real pathways to a successful future.

Explore careers & training in these high paying fields:

  • Architecture
  • Biomanufacturing
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Carpentry
  • Ceramics
  • Commercial Music
  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Construction Management
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Control Technology / HVAC
  • Graphic Arts
  • Journalism
  • Legal & Community Interpreting
  • Machine Technology
  • Media Communications
  • Photography
  • Welding Technology
  • Wood Technology

What you get:

  • Career Exploration
  • Industry Exhibitions
  • Workshops
  • Counseling
  • Tours/Demos
  • Laney CTE Program Information

Who is this event for?

Anyone interested in career & technical education! The event may be most interesting to high school students and job-seekers as well as teachers, counselors, parents, and non-profit staff who work with high school-age youth/young adults. But the event is open to the public, and we HIGHLY encourage everyone to bring a friend or prospective students.


The CTE Open House will take place on Saturday, April 29th, 2023. Laney College is right across from the Lake Merritt BART Station. There will be free parking on E. 8th street. If you are organizing a high school group and you need help with logistics, please email Kim Gonzalez at

Event program to come soon.

The campus is OPEN and we are so excited to see you! As a reminder, anyone visiting the campus must be vaccinated or have an exemption on file.

Note, anyone visiting the campus is still required to wear a mask as well.

Exempt students: Obtain exemption forms Here, scroll toward the bottom of the page within the 'students' section. Complete the forms and send to HR@Peralta.Edu.

Prior to visiting the campus, students and staff should provide their campus shield badge.

Laney College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, military or veteran status, disability, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, and immigration status.