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Mark your calendars for the Fox50/Durham JobLink Career Expo 2013!
Consisting of five days of workforce-related workshops for employers and jobseekers culminating with the annual career fair, this year's Expo, February 15-21, promises to be better than ever!
Schedule of Events
View the full Schedule of Events to learn details about what's happening each day during the Expo.
Note: Please review the Schedule of Events for additions or revisions to workshops.
Details of the 2013 Career Expo are:
When: February 15 – 20: Free Workshops for Youth, Employers and Jobseekers
February 16 - Durham Bulls Recruitment Event - Just added!
February 21: Career Fair 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Workshop schedule is listed within the Schedule of Events
Career fair will be at the Durham Armory, 220 Foster St. downtown Durham
To view parking options for the career fair see the Event Parking Map.
Limited free parking is available on a first-come-first-served basis in the Durham Centre Parking Deck during the career fair February 21. To obtain free parking in this deck, career fair attendees must have a pass. Parking pass is only good at the Durham Centre Parking Deck. Entrance to the Durham Centre Parking Deck is off W. Morgan Street near the intersection with Foster Street in downtown Durham. Career fair attendees must submit parking pass to attendant when exiting parking deck in order not to pay. Parking at other decks and on street parking is subject to availability and will be charged at normal rates.
Print a Parking Pass for the career fair only.
This year’s career fair will allow for jobseekers to spend three minutes of dedicated time with employers of their choice. Come prepared to highlight your experience and remember to bring multiple copies of your current resume and be dressed to impress.
Registration is not required to attend the career fair. To register for workshops please follow registration instructions on the Schedule of Events.
Training providers ( i.e. higher education, et al) that are interested in participating during the Career Expo are welcome to contact Marvin Willoughby with the Durham JobLink to schedule time on February 18 from 1-5 during the JobLink Jobseeker Orientation at the Durham Marriott rather than registering through the employer registration.
This year’s career fair will be structured to allow for a three-minute time limit with each job seeker that visits your table. Event staff will manage jobseeker traffic and time.
The following will be provided at no cost to registered employers:
• One 6-foot table with covering and two chairs. Only two employer staff will be able to be accommodated at an employer table.
• Light refreshments
Set up for the career fair will be Thursday, February 21 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Employer unload/load will be available in front of the Durham Armory.
Remember to print your parking pass if you wish to park in the Durham Centre Deck.
Employer registration for the career fair is now closed. Thank you to all the businesses that registered! We look forward to the event!
Employers can still register for workshops by following registration instructions on the Schedule of Events. Training providers (i.e. Higher Education et al) please follow registration guidelines under the Training Provider section.