Cerritos College to Host Job Fair on March 24
Employer Early Registration Ends March 3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2011
Media Contact:Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878
Event Contact:Christina The, Career Services; (562) 860-2451, ext. 2367
WHAT: Cerritos College's annual Career Expo and Job Fair will be held Thursday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Library/Falcon Square sidewalk. The event which attracts more than 400 attendees each year is free and open to Cerritos College students and the general public. It is recommended that attendees dress in business attire and bring copies of their resumes with them.
During the expo, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the companies, explore job opportunities, network with recruiters, and receive suggestions from employers on resumes and interviewing skills. Employers representing business, finance, sales, retail and other industries will participate in the expo.
Resume Basics workshops will be offered on March 7 & March 10 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, in BE 8; and March 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. in LA 27. Job Fair Tips and Dress for Success workshops will be offered on March 8 & 17 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon in SS 136; and Monday, March 14, from 1 to 2 p.m. in LA 27. Students and community members alike are welcome to attend these workshops. A partial list of participating employers will be available after February 21 and will be updated. Students can volunteer to help. Please sign up at the Career Center.
WHEN: Thursday, March 24, 2011
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cerritos College
Wilford Michael Library/Falcon Square sidewalk
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
A map of the campus is available at www.cerritos.edu/guide.
CONTACT: For more information, email Christina The, Student Placement Specialist, at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact her at (562) 860-2451, X2367, or the Job Placement staff at X2366.
Career Expo information can be accessed at http://www.cerritos.edu/job-placement/employer-services. COST: Free to attendees. Parking for the event is free in lot C-10 in white stalls ONLY.
For employers, early registration is $75 per company or organization and includes continental breakfast and two lunch tickets. Additional lunch tickets are $10 each. Registration after March 3 is $100. No registration is accepted after March 10.
Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district includeArtesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springsand South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 studentssuccessfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.