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Young Adult Job Fair

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

For ages 16 - 24.  Meet prospective employers from local and national companies in a variety of industries.  Pre-register for the event and skip the lines at the door.

Employers, would you like to participate in the Young Adult Job Fair? Fill out this form to apply and for more information.  

Get Prepared, Get Early Access

Attend one or more of these job readiness workshops to be able to enter the Young Adult Job Fair at 10 a.m. - one hour before the general public! You’ll have exclusive access to employers before the mad rush.

Look below for upcoming events on dressing for success, writing a resume, and other career resources.

#Adulting: Resume Writing

In this 5-week series for young adults (ages 15-24) we will cover all the topics you need to know to be a successful adult. Attend these workshops and tell your friends you’ve mastered #Adulting. Plus, prepare for the Young Adult Job Fair on June 6th! Attend Resume Writing, Interview Skills, or Dress for Success and you'll receive an early-access pass to meet with employers before the event is open to the public! YAJob1

4/1/17: Budgeting 101
4/15/17: Advanced Budgeting and Scholarships
4/29/17: Resume Writing
5/13/17: Interview Skills

Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

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Dress For Success

First impressions matter! What are your clothes and your body language saying? Learn how to present your best self in professional settings like the Young Adult Job Fair. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Job Readiness Workshop presented by Year Up

Year Up will present essential job skills, interview tips, and suggestions for professional development which will prepare teens for finding employment. YAJob1

Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

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YA Job Fair CareerSource Workshop

Are you prepared for the working world? CareerSource will teach you everything you need to know before the Young Adult Job Fair on June 6th, from resume writing to interviewing skills and how to dress for success. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Monday, May 8, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Resume Writing

Learn how to write an effective resume that showcases your talents and experience even if you have little or no job history. Create a mock resume using free templates provided by library resources, or work on your real resume to bring to the Young Adult Job Fair. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Dress for success

First impressions matter! What are your clothes and your body language saying? Learn how to present your best self in professional settings like the Young Adult Job Fair. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Resume Writing for Teens

Learn how to write an effective resume that showcases your talents and experience even if you have little or no job history. Create a mock resume using free templates provided by library resources, or work on your real resume to bring to the Young Adult Job Fair. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Interviewing Skills Workshop

This interactive Interviewing Skills Workshop will walk you through the process of an interview step by step. The program will include key topics and skills for when you land your next interview, plus techniques you can apply when meeting potential employers at the Young Adult Job Fair. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

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CareerSource Young Adult Workshop

Are you prepared for the working world? CareerSource will teach you everything you need to know before the Young Adult Job Fair on June 6th, from resume writing to interviewing skills and how to dress for success. Attendees will receive an early-access pass to meet with vendors before the job fair is open to the public! This program is for young adults ages 16–24. YAJob1

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

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