CareerSource Polk is holding a career expo on Monday.
The “What’s Next? Career Expo for Youth,” is a “teen pregnancy prevention initiative offering training and development sessions.” Sessions include mental health awareness, financial literacy and nutrition. The youth expo will be from 1 to 7 p.m. for individuals ages 14 to 24. Those participating in the Youth Internship Program are required to attend. The internship program is for high school students ages 16-19 and will give them the opportunity to earn up to $15 per hour over the course of nine weeks with CareerSource partner worksites. Also, young adults who want to participate in grand-prize drawings should preregister on CareerSource Polk’s website.
The job fair is from 3 to 7 p.m. with veterans receiving early entry at 2 p.m. More than 120 employers have signed up for the expo. Job seekers are encouraged to upload a resume to their account on www.employflorida.com prior to Monday. There will be assistance available onsite for those who need assistance creating an account.
The expos will be at the RP Funding Center at 701 West Lime Street in Lakeland. For more information visit www.careersourcepolk.com.
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