High school seniors get opportunity to explore careers

Elevate Lane County hosted it's first job fair for graduating seniors, with more than 40 local businesses participating

Posted: Apr. 12, 2018 5:32 PM
Updated: Apr. 12, 2018 5:32 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- High school students in the Eugene and Springfield area had the opportunity to think about their future careers on Thursday.

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Elevate Lane County held it's first job fair for graduating seniors at the Bob Keefer Center in Springfield.

More than 40 local businesses and companies registered to participate. A variety of job sectors were represented, including construction and food and beverage.

Each of the participating businesses had entry-level positions open for students.

They accepted resume and applications, and hosted interviews. Employers also gave students tips on how to interview well, and offered help with resumes.

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