Press Release

Sims Partners with Chicago State University to Host Community Job Fair

03/03/2014

Sims Partners with Chicago State University to Host Community Job Fair

CHICAGO, IL – In an effort to stimulate the local economy, state Rep. Elgie Sims (D-Chicago) is partnering with state Sen. Donne E. Trotter, Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore, Jr. and representatives from Chicago State University to host a Community Job Fair on Monday, March 3 at Chicago State University’s Jacoby Dickens Center in Chicago.

“As state representative, I believe that providing resources to help put people back to work is priority number one,” Sims said. “The job market is constantly changing and the most effective job search methods are always evolving, and this community job fair will give residents the tools they need to conduct their job search more effectively. I encourage job seekers throughout the area to stop by our free event on March 3.”

The job fair will allow applicants to speak with company recruiters, collect free information on career opportunities and job training, and receive resume writing tips. Employers currently looking to hire new employees will be at the job fair, including companies from various fields such as nursing, transportation and communication.


Who:
State Representative Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
State Senator Donne E. Trotter
Chicago State University Community Relations, Latino Resource Center and African American Male Resource Center

What: Job Fair

When: Monday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Chicago State University (New Academic Library, 4th Floor)
9501 S. King Dr., Chicago

The job fair is free and open to the public. Sims represents the 34th Illinois House District, which includes portions of the South Side of Chicago, Chicago’s south suburbs, and Will and Kankakee counties. For more information, please contact Rep. Sims’ constituent service office at (773) 783-8800.



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