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One Albuquerque: 2019 Youth Job & Volunteer Fair

Youth ages 14 to 25 are invited to discover employment and volunteer opportunities in Albuquerque.

The City of Albuquerque is hosting the first annual One ABQ: Youth Job & Volunteer Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Youth attendees will discover employment and volunteer opportunities throughout the community, apply for positions on-site, meet with hiring managers, and attend informational breakout sessions that will provide a jump start on career and educational development.

If you’ve ever wanted to become a lifeguard, work with children at a community center, or volunteer at the Albuquerque BioPark, this fair is for you! The many City departments that hire young people, as well as prominent private employers in Albuquerque, will be on-hand to help you begin your first great job or continue gaining work experience.

Who Should Attend?

Youth ages 14 to 25 are invited to discover employment and volunteer opportunities in Albuquerque.

Parents, guardians, and teachers are welcome to attend as well.

The 2019 Youth Job & Volunteer Fair Flier

Who will be there?

Career & Educational Guidance

The University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College will be on-site to provide educational and career guidance for attendees.

The UNM Office of Career Services will have Career Development Facilitators on-site to conduct resume reviews.

Event Location

The event will take place inside the Upper East side of the Albuquerque Convention Center, 401 2nd St NW, 87102.

Parking & Transportation

Free parking will be available to event attendees on the guest level of the underground Civic Plaza parking lot.

Paid parking is also available at the Convention Center Parking Structure.

Save time and money by taking the bus to the convention center.

Schedule

The event will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. During that time, attendees will be able to:

  • Apply for available positions online
  • Interview on-site with hiring officials
  • Learn about opportunities available through Albuquerque

Breakout Sessions

Get a head start on your career development by attending one or more breakout sessions that will be offered throughout the day.

Time Topic
10 a.m. Resume Building
10:30 a.m. Interviewing Skills
11 a.m. Drug Testing FAQ's
11:30 a.m. Preparing for College
12 p.m. Your Digital Footprint
12:30 p.m. Professionalism
1 p.m. Dress for Success
1:30 p.m. Career Exploration

Sign Up to Attend

Get the most out of the experience by registering to attend the event today. We will send tips on how to prepare for a job fair, build a resume, and more to those who register in advance.