APS annual Youth Job Fair

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On Friday, February 21, 2014, Atlanta Public Schools’ Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Department welcomed 21 employers and 348 students to its 1st annual Youth Job Fair at Atlanta Metropolitan College Student Center. Students attending the job fair ranged from ages 16-21 and are enrolled in schools across Atlanta Public Schools.

This job fair allowed students to discuss potential career opportunities with employers and present their resume for a full-time, part-time or internship position. It also provided employers the opportunity to invest in our students and community.

DSCN0869_2“The job fair was a huge success and the students truly enjoyed meeting and discussing possible employment with the diverse group of employers,” said Mary Shepherd, education specialiast at APS. “With our continuing efforts, we can make a positive difference in the lives of our young leaders of tomorrow.”

Participating employers included:

  • Atlanta City Government
  • Atlanta Crime Prevention
  • Atlanta Workforce Development
  • Atlanta Metropolitan College
  • Concessions International
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Grady Health System
  • Georgia Army National Guard
  • Georgia Perimeter College
  • Home Depot
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Development Program
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Perimeter Staffing
  • Randstad Staffing
  • Sodexo
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Technique Concrete Construction
  • US Department of Transportation
  • Walmart
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wendy’s

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