Baltimore City Public Schools 2018 High School Graduates Attend Job Fair

FOR ASSIGNMENT
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT
Brice Freeman, MOED Communications 410-396-1910, bfreeman@oedworks.com
Edie House Foster, Baltimore City Public Schools, 410-852-5637, ehouse@bcps.k12.md.us

PROGRAM CONTACT
Yvette Clark, MOED Business Services, 443-984-3014, yclark@oedworks.com

High school seniors to interview with employers and learn about workforce training opportunities

WHAT:            
The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools will host a Baltimore City High School Graduate Job Fair for approximately 500 high school seniors who plan to work immediately after graduating. Students will have the opportunity to meet with training providers and interview with employers for full-time jobs from a pool of more than 90 hiring businesses from sectors including health care, hospitality, information technology, military, retail and city agencies. Influential entertainers and Baltimore natives, Davon Fleming (NBC’s The Voice)and Lil Key (Lifetime’s The Rap Game,Season 2) will be in attendance.

WHEN:                        
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE:         
War Memorial Building
101 N. Gay St.
Baltimore, MD 21202 

BACKGROUND:
The Baltimore City High School Graduate Job Fair is part of Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s Violence Reduction Initiative to provide Baltimore’s youth with productive opportunities for achievement and advancement.Transportation will be provided for registered participants.

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