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Young Adult Job Fair

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Organizations will staff tables to offer employment, volunteering and job search opportunities to young adults ages 16-24; guest speakers will make presentations in Jax Makerspace. Early Access Pass holders will be admitted starting at 10:00.

Program Registration

Complete this form to preregister for the Young Adult Job Fair.

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.

Resume Writing -Young adult

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

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

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#Adulting: Dress for Success

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, May 27, 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

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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

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

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