Temple University

Largest Annual Citywide Job Fair for Adult Job Seekers – May 16

Posted on February 5, 2019

WHAT: Temple University will host its 13th annual Neighborhood Job Fair, the LARGEST citywide job fair in Philadelphia! The Annual Neighborhood Job Fair has gained widespread popularity over the past decade as it appeals to thousands of job seeking candidates throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.

WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9am-1pm

LOCATION: STAR Complex, 1816 North 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121 (corner of 15th & Montgomery Avenue).

Each year, thousands of adult job seekers, recent college graduates, U.S. veterans, and trade-skill professionals attend this massive employment event.  Participants are encouraged to dress in business attire, bring multiple resumes, and arrive on time. An onsite computer lab will be setup to allow job seekers to apply for job openings at the event.  This job fair is FREE and open to the attending general public.

Sampling of past employers have included: Aramark, Comcast, Independence Blue Cross, PECO Energy, Wells Fargo Bank, Local 1199c, Aqua America, City of Philadelphia, Kimberly-Clark, Wawa, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Philadelphia Police Department, FBI, SEPTA, Temple University Hospital, Allied Universal Security, Einstein Healthcare, Delaware River Port Authority, Thrivent Financial, Charter School Services, Philadelphia School District, Neumann University, New York Life Insurance, and many others!

“Last year, our Annual Neighborhood Job Fair had over 100 employers, all hiring, with jobs ranging from very entry level to management level opportunities!  We are anticipating the same turn out of employers to serve the thousands of job seekers that traditionally flock to this massive employment event!  This job fair is one of Temple University’s largest community outreach endeavors.  The goal of this event is to help match qualified job seekers from our community with local employers that have specific hiring needs,” said Michael Robinson, Director-Community Outreach and Employment/Temple University, the event organizer.

For more information, contact Michael Robinson:  Phone:  215-204-0677 or Email:  mike.robinson@temple.edu

 


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