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City of Everett hosts Youth Job Fair – Young professionals ages 14-25 connected with local employers

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The City of Everett hosted the Everett Youth Job Fair on Saturday, March 16, at the Recreation Center. Through this event, 300 young professionals ages 14-25 registered for the opportunity to connect with 25 local employers. Those who attended were invited to bring their resume and explore potential job opportunities, internships and career paths from a diverse range of employers from various industries. Attendees engaged in live chats with recruiters and representatives of their organizations and connected with professionals in their desired field, as well as learn more about the City’s annual Summer Work Program, which is currently accepting registrations until Monday, April 1. Those who are interested can register by visiting afterschoolhq.com/CityOfEverett.

“I am immensely grateful to all our employer partners for their unwavering support and participation in our recent Youth Job Fair,” said Director of Youth Development and Enrichment John Russolillo. “With 300 enthusiastic young participants in attendance, your engagement has helped make this event a resounding success, and seeing the excitement and eagerness of the youth as they explored potential career paths and interacted with employers was truly inspiring. We are thrilled by the positive impact this event has had on our community, and we are excited about the potential for future events like this to further empower the next generation of leaders and professionals.”

The event was also a great opportunity for employers to showcase their brand and connect with the next generation of young professionals. Participating organizations provided valuable insights into their industry, company culture and available positions, while also conducting on-the-spot interviews and initial screenings with potential candidates.

Mayor Carlo DeMaria would like to thank the following organizations that participated in the Everett Youth Job Fair to make the event a success: Alliance Security, Cambridge Health Alliance, City of Everett Planning and Development, DEILab, Encore Boston Harbor, Art Lab Everett, Everett Community Growers, Everett Fire Department, Everett Police Department, Everett Public Schools, For Kids Only Afterschool, Little Love Bug Learning Center, Members Plus Credit Union, Metropolitan Area Planning Council, More Than Words, Mystic Valley YMCA, PlayFit Lab, Richie’s Italian Ice, StickBall, T-Mobile, United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States National Guard.

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