Teens seeking part-time and summer jobs encouraged to attend
Teens can plan ahead and increase their chances of landing a great part-time or summer job by attending Omaha Public Library’s tenth annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the University of Nebraska Omaha Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, 64th & Dodge streets. The event is free and open to teens, ages 16-19. Free parking will be available in Lots D and E.
Teens should plan to spend at least one hour visiting employer tables. Many Omaha employers will be available to discuss and accept applications for job opportunities, including the AMC Theaters, Baker’s, Best Buy, Burger King, City of Omaha, Dollar General, Job Corps, McDonald’s, Nebraska Army National Guard, Omaha Children’s Museum, Omaha Parks & Recreation, Omaha Storm Chasers, Payless Shoe Source, Pizza Hut, Popeyes Chicken, Pump It Up, Qdoba, Shopko, Skate Daze and Westgate Pool. The most current list of participating employers and many online applications can be found at guides.omahalibrary.org/TeenJobs. Additional employers are welcome. Interested employers should contact Julie Humphrey at 402.444.4586 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teens should dress appropriately to meet employers and bring black pens; their social security number; names, addresses, and phone numbers of their school, previous employers, and three references; and a resume if available. No children or strollers, please.
In addition to employer tables, there will be designated areas for interviewing advice and resume help; computer stations to complete online applications; a parent waiting area; job resources; and work space.
OPL will offer two programs to help teens prepare for the event. Lunch will be provided and registration is required online or by calling the hosting branch.
- Thursday, March 12, noon-2 p.m.
Lunch & Learn: 10 Easy Ways to Get and Keep a Job
- Dale Clark Main Library
215 S. 15th St.
- Friday, March 13, noon-1:30 p.m.
Job Prep for Teens
South Omaha Library
2808 Q St.
The Omaha Public Library Foundation has helped make the tenth annual Teen Job Fair possible. More information about how to prepare for the Teen Job Fair is available at guides.omahalibrary.org/TeenJobs. Visit omahalibrary.org for information on additional upcoming events at Omaha Public Library’s 12 metro locations.
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