Job fair helps students, youth and refugees prepare for and find new careers

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah(News4Utah) If you’re looking for a job, Salt Lake City is the place to be. Today, the city is holding a job fair full of opportunities for a wide number of people. Liesl Limburg, Salt Lake City’s Development Project Coordinator, and Sgt. Brandon Shearer with the Salt Lake City Police, joined Brian Carlson, to talk about the different kinds of opportunities.

Salt Lake City holds job fair with emphasis on helping adult students, refugees and youth.

The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office in collaboration with the Salt Lake City Police, Human Resources and Business Development Departments will hold a job fair at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center on July 27. The fair is targeting adult learners, members of refugee communities and graduating high school seniors, juniors and undergraduate college students.

The fair will include presentations on how to build a resume and be prepared for a job interview. Participants will be able to format their resume for a specific job, print it and then meet with potential employers. The University of Utah Hinckley Institute of Politics and Salt Lake Community College will also be available to offer education options.

The American Red Cross will have a blood drive, and people can register to participate at and by entering the sponsor code SERVICE. The National Tongan American Society will do a voter registration drive during this event.

When Friday, July 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Resume building workshop – 10-11:30 a.m.
Mock interviews – 12-1:30 p.m.

Where: Horizonte Instruction and Training Center, 1234 S. Main, Salt Lake City.

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