Over 800 Twin Cities Metro Area Youth Expected to Attend the Annual Minneapolis Teen Job Fair on Saturday, April 25
MINNEAPOLIS (April 17, 2015) — On Saturday, April 25, between 800 and 900 teens are expected to attend the Annual Minneapolis Teen Job Fair taking place from noon to 3 p.m. on the Second Floor of the Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 55401.
The Minneapolis Teen Job Fair is an opportunity for teens aged 14 to 19 to connect to job-search resources and find out more about available volunteer, internship, and employment opportunities. Approximately 30 businesses and organizations are expected to take place including TJ Maxx, JC Penney and Taco Bell.
Additionally, the Minneapolis Youth Congress will host two workshops “How to Get a Job?” and “Who We Hire” presented by a panel of employers including: North Community YMCA, Juxtaposition, TJ Maxx, and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
Youth will also have the opportunity to learn easy and fun ways to dress professionally during the event from Aveda Institute Minneapolis. The flagship institute is planning two “Work Couture” fashion shows for the fair to demonstrate to youth how to use dress to leave a lasting positive impression when networking, inquiring about a job opening, and/or interviewing.
The Teen Job Fair is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required. A complete list of exhibitors is available on the City of Minneapolis website. The event can also be followed on social media by using the hashtag #Jobs4yoUth.
The Teen Job Fair is produced by City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development, Hennepin County Library, AchieveMpls, Minneapolis WorkForce Centers, Lunds and Byerly’s, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minneapolis Youth Congress, and Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board.