April 14, 2023
For Immediate Release: April 3, 2023
Job Seekers Invited to Lisbon Career Expo April 14
Over 50 companies will be participating in this collaborative event!
LISBON - The public is invited to join the Maine CareerCenter, Lisbon Economic and Community Development, and the Lisbon High School Guidance Department for a Career Expo to be held at Lisbon High School, 2 Sugg Drive, on Friday, April 14, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This free event will feature dozens of local employers in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, construction, direct care, and retail, and is open to all job seekers.
Students at Lisbon High School will also have the opportunity to attend learning seminars in the morning and then the career fair from 9-10:30 a.m. Attending students will be able to talk to providers about colleges, jobs in the trades, local summer jobs, military opportunities, entrepreneurial resources, technical training centers, and more!
"Whether you are a student, job seeker, or someone looking into their next career options, I encourage you to attend the Lisbon Career Expo on April 14," said Labor Commissioner Laura Fortman. "It is great to be able to work collaboratively with the town and high school to bring these opportunities directly to students and the surrounding community."
"Lisbon, as a community, is focused on helping connect our employers and our residents in the job market," said Ross Cunningham, Director of Economic and Community Development for the Town of Lisbon. "We have a fantastic group of local and regional employers attending this event and we look forward to helping fill their job vacancies. Being part of a group of organizations that is hosting this event has been very rewarding and super effective."
"Career exploration is an important component of the school counseling curriculum," said Jill Piker, School Counselor at Lisbon High School. "We are hoping the Career Expo will encourage students to think about the wide variety of resources available to them and to start planning their future career goals. It is also a unique opportunity to host local organizations and employers to offer an event open to our students and members of our community, and we are happy to partner with the Maine CareerCenter and Lisbon Economic and Community Development to help make this happen."
- When: Friday, April 14th from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Where: Lisbon High School Gym, 2 Sugg Dr., Lisbon
Attendees will also be able to have complimentary headshots taken by Sea Mist Photography. Pinky D's Poutine food truck will also be on site during the event.
There's no need to pre-register, just walk right in with your resume and great work ethic!
Any updates will be posted here: https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=10555439
For more details, contact Lisbon Economic & Community Development at email@example.com