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Job Fairs, Workshops and Summer Youth Fair on June Agenda for the Career Express

For immediate release
June 1, 2007

WETHERSFIELD, During June, Connecticut Department of Labor employees aboard the Agency’s Career Express will take part in two job fairs, one at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, and the other at the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell, conduct a Job Search Assistance workshop at the Porter and Chester Institute in Wethersfield, and take part in a Summer Youth Fair being held in Bushnell Park in Hartford..

Stops will be made by the Career Express at the following locations:

June 4: Connecticut Department of Labor employees aboard the Career Express will conduct Job Search Assistance workshops from 9 a.m. until 7:30 for students at the Porter and Chester Institute in Wethersfield. The Porter & Chester Institute is located at 125 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield.

 June 6: Career Express staff will participate in the Fairfield County Career Fair which is being held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart University, which is located at 5151 Park Avenue in Fairfield. Career Express staff will offer job search and workshop assistance, and will be available to talk with visitors about their career needs throughout the job fair. 

June 13: Career Express staff will provide Internet job search assistance and give visitors help with online applications during a job fair being sponsored by the New Haven Register and running from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Chevrolet Theater in Wallingford. The Chevrolet Theater is located at 95 South Turnpike Road. 

June 16: The Career Express will be on site in Hartford’s Bushnell Park during a Summer Youth Fair/jam festival for inner-city youth running from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Connecticut Department of Labor employees will be on board and available to speak with visitors about all their career needs.

June 19:
Career Express staff will take part in the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Cromwell Job Fair which is being held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell.   Career Express staff will offer job search and workshop assistance, and be available to talk with visitors about their career needs. 

June 28: Connecticut Department of Labor employees aboard the Career Express will conduct “Introduction to Word” computer workshops at the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs in Rocky Hill from 1 to 4 p.m.  The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs is located at 287 West Street, Rocky Hill. 

The Career Express team can be found at job fairs, career development events, schools, and other workshops, seminars and events across the state. Businesses or individuals interested in having the Career Express visit their company, community organization or school can contact Career Express Coordinator Sandy Mello at 860-263-6024 or at sandy.mello@ct.gov. Information on the Career Express can also be found on the agency’s Web site at www.ct.gov/dol.

Media Contact: Nancy Steffens  (860) 263-6535


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