The Job Fair is for young people between the ages of 16 and 24, including recent and soon to be college graduates.
Cincinnati – Mayor Mark Mallory today announced that the 7th Annual Mayor’s Youth Job Fair will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The Mayor also called on local businesses and other employers to participate in the Job Fair and to focus on hiring young people this summer.
“Putting young people to work is one of the most important things that we can do to help them get on the right track for a productive career,” Mayor Mark Mallory said. “I am calling on local businesses to make a special effort to reach out and hire young people this summer. Employment gives young people the skills and positive qualities that will benefit them throughout their lives.”
Employers interested in participating in the Job Fair should visit www.mayormallory.com to register and reserve booth space. There is no cost for employers to participate. Over 5,000 young people attend the yearly job fair to interact with between 50 and 100 employers.
The Job Fair is for young people between the ages of 16 and 24, including recent and soon to be college graduates. It will offer both year-round and summer employment opportunities and will also include youth employment resource agencies and community organizations with enrichment programs for youth.
The Mayor was joined by Bill Kilroy, Owner and President of Kilroy Restaurants McDonald's, Tamara Harkavy, Executive Director of ArtWorks, Chris Bigham, Director of the Cincinnati Department of Recreation, and Gerald Checco, Superintendent of the Cincinnati Parks Department. All of the preceding organizations will be attending the job fair looking for new employees.