For Immediate Release - June 08, 2012

June 15: Youth and Young Adult Job Fair to Offer Professional Networking Opportunity in Central Massachusetts

Workforce Central Career Center Partners with Workforce Investment Board and City of Worcester to Host First Annual Event

Boston – June 8, 2012 – The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development today announced that the Workforce Central Career Center, in partnership with the Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board and the City of Worcester’s Youth Opportunities Office, will host its first annual Youth and Young Adult Job Fair on Friday, June 15 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Union Station, Two Washington Square, Worcester.

Admission to the job fair is free and job seekers between the ages of 16 and 24 are encouraged to attend. More than 30 businesses from Worcester and Central Massachusetts will showcase available job opportunities for youth, recent graduates, and young veterans.

Prior to the job fair, the Workforce Central Career Center will offer a free job fair workshop that will engage youth interested in learning more about résumé writing, networking, and successful job fair navigation. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 13 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at 44 Front Street, 6th Floor, Worcester. Pre-registration is not required.

Updated employer listings and event details are available online at www.workforcecentralma.org. Additional information and resources on preparing for a job fair are available on the Workforce Central Career Center’s website at www.workforcecentralma.org/youth-services/are-you-job-ready.

The Workforce Central Career Center is among 34 one-stop career centers throughout the Commonwealth committed to providing job seekers with the quality resources, assistance, and support to get back to work. Please visit www.mass.gov/careercenters to find a Career Center near you.

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