Baltimore City Public Schools 2019 High School Graduates to Attend Job Fair

FOR ASSIGNMENT
Friday, April 26, 2019

MEDIA CONTACT
Brice Freeman, MOED Communications, 410-396-1910, [email protected]
Anne Fullerton, Baltimore City Public Schools, 443-642-4332, [email protected]

PROGRAM CONTACT
Yvette Clark, MOED Business Services, 443-984-3014, [email protected]

High school seniors, not headed to college, to interview with employers and learn about workforce training opportunities at second annual spring event

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. These pre-registered 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. Students will hear from motivational speakers and participate in informative sessions to gain more knowledge about workforce development and job opportunities.

WHEN:                       
Friday, April 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE:         
Columbus Center
701 E Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

BACKGROUND:
The Baltimore City High School Graduate Job Fair is intended to provide Baltimore’s youth with productive opportunities for achievement and advancement upon earning their high school degrees.

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The Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development is committed to building a strong workforce for our city by developing meaningful partnerships with the local business community and connecting citizens of all ages and backgrounds with jobs and pathways to careers.

In fiscal year 2018 MOED served more than 31,000 residents at our career center locations and partner sites and assisted more than 750 businesses with developing and retaining their quality workforce. In addition, the YouthWorks summer jobs program offered 8,600 young people employment in 2018 at more than 900 worksite locations. For more information, please visit moed.baltimorecity.gov or follow us on Twitter at @BaltMOED.

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