FKCC students: Get a job- earn money and valuable work experience!  All community members are also invited to join students seeking employment at a job fair on Wednesday, September 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center on the Key West Campus.

Those seeking jobs are encouraged to come prepared with resumes and “dressed to impress” the wide range of local employers that are looking for qualified candidates to join their organizations.  The following businesses will be present:

CareerSource South Florida

Home Depot

Grimal Grove

Vocational Rehabilitation

Habitat for Humanity

BEALLS, Inc.

AVIS Car Rental

Blue Green Vacations

Sears

Sunbelt Rentals

Wesley House Family Services

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

First State Bank of the Florida Keys

Historic Tours of America

Hyatt Resorts

Kayla Advertising

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

Monroe County Government

Monroe County School District

United States Army Reserves

In addition, FKCC will showcase Career Coach: a free online tool that allows students and community members to explore potential careers.  Through a simple keyword search, users can research careers and learn about employment prospects.  The real-time information is customized for Monroe County and includes detailed wage estimates and up-to-date job postings associated with any career.  Users are directed to relevant FKCC programs when searching for specific jobs.  Career Coach also includes a built-in resume builder to help students and job seekers quickly and efficiently put together a resume that highlights key skills and job experience.

For more information, contact FKCC Academic Advisor and Career Counselor Nicole Gerrard at 305-809-3262 or nicole.gerrard@fkcc.edu.