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7th Annual Careers In Public Service

Service Above Self: March 1 - 17

Join the San Diego County Office of Education and its partners for two and a half weeks of virtual and in-person student activities featuring the many rewarding careers in public service.

This event is for San Diego County students and educators in grades 7 through 12. The times will vary each day and there is no cost to attend. 

K12 Registration



Online and in person. Event Day will be at Southwestern College - Otay Mesa (8100 Gigantic St, San Diego 92154).


March 1-17. Times will vary day;
In person Event Day will be March 8 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Students and educators, grades 7 - 12.

To Register:

Complete the registration form.


About the Event

This event provides students the opportunity to explore in-demand careers in public service, from law enforcement and emergency response to public health and human services.

Here's what to expect...

  • Two and a half weeks of activities including: an in-person half-day conference and in-person and virtual tours, classroom speakers, job shadows, open houses and more!
  • Engaging speakers from 30+ agencies
  • Networking session featuring public service vehicles, equipment, tools, and weapons
  • K-9 demonstration

Watch this video of KUSI's coverage of the 2020 Careers in Public Service event. 

Additional Conference Materials


Check out the March 8 event agenda to see the schedule, breakout sessions and presenters, and a campus map.


The open house will feature the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, a multi-service school for active and reserve components, foreign military students, and civilian personnel working in the federal government and law enforcement. The agenda will include a virtual tour, an overview of the careers in Army Intelligence (drone pilots, intelligence analysts, human intelligence collectors, signal intelligence, voice interceptors, and more), and the training and education requirements. Register now!

Careers in Public Service Partners

San Diego Probation Department Logo
El Cajon Police Department Logo
blue and white logo of Air National Guard
Seal of the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Logo for City of Chula Vista Fire Department
Falck emergency response services company logo
Logo for American Medical Response
Badge of the Chula Vista Police Department
Logo for San Diego County Sheriff's Department