Career Expo for Job Seekers

Press Release Date: 

Blue Mountain Community College,

Date: March 28, 2011
Contact:  Anne Livingston, Outreach Coordinator, 541-278-5936






Career Expo for Job Seekers


On Wednesday, April 20th from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. in the Hermiston Conference Center, in Hermiston, Oregon, Blue Mountain Community College in partner with the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Oregon University and KOHU radio will sponsor a career expo.

The event, open to everyone, will include sessions teaching attendees skills to improve their chances of attaining a job. One of the sessions, "Moving Toward Your Dream Job" will provide insight on putting yourself in a position to attain the job you really want. There will also be sessions on Creating a Resume, How to Start a Business, Dress for Success, Career Planning, BMCC’s ESL Program, Health Care Careers, and WorkSource Oregon’s program orientation.

The main floor of the event will have booths with representatives from area businesses, some of whom will have employment positions available. We have confirmed attendance from: Wildhorse Resort & Casino, Cayuse Technologies, Home Depot, Walmart, River Point farms, Express Employment Professionals, Certified Personnel Services, Maurices, Marlette Homes, EOU, C/C Associates, West Umatilla Vector Control District, Pendleton Building Trades Council and CSEPP.

This event will have Spanish/English translators available. For more information about the Career Expo for Job Seekers, please contact the Hermiston Chamber office at 541-567-6151 or visit their website at for a full event agenda. You can also contact Anne Livingston at BMCC: 541-278-5936 or Fawny Vernon at BMCC: 541-567-1800.