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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

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Students seek employment at Cerritos job fair

With over 30 booths, the job fair offers something students and community members can look out for.
Julio Rodriguez
Students and community members seeing what the job fair has to offer.

Cerritos College hosts its annual Fall Job Fair on Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Center.

The job fair gives students the chance to check out the many job positions being presented and to show off their resumes.

It also gives students, who may be unemployed or those who may already have a job, the opportunity to seek new employment.

The companies at the event included Disney, Trader Joe’s and Jiffy Lube among many others.

Included at the event were booths related to healthcare services such as AltaMed, California Dental Group, Cambrian Home Care, etc.

Also at the event, were job positions at Cerritos College, which included the Student Accessibility Services and Success Center.

Michael Perry, the talent acquisition manager for SPEC Services, speaks on how they were able to hire someone who went to Cerritos during the spring job fair to do engineering and civil design.

Being the company’s second time at the Cerritos’ job fair, they are hoping for more potential students to come in.

“We’re hoping for more candidates to come in. It is a part of giving back to the community, just to make our presence known and hopefully, we meet some people who are looking for opportunities,” Perry said.

Katerina Taylor, an adjunct faculty member for the Student Accessibility Services speaks on what she hopes students and people of the community can get out of the job fair.

“I would access to careers. Some students don’t have financial aid, so they do need to pay out of pocket. So, finding a job and going to school to [be able to] create a better life for themselves,” Taylor said.

She notes that at the job fair, students can have on-the-spot interviews at some of the booths, and it’s more beneficial than applying online.

“They can be one and done, get it over with, whereas doing it online they have to wait long periods,” said Taylor.

An English major student at Cerritos College, Cynthia Orianna shares how the job fair helped her find a job that she is interested in.

“One [I saw] was helping disabilities in adults. It’s nice to help out people in need, especially if they have a learning disability. How to help them out in one place, to go a little bit forward one step at a time because every disability is different,” Orianna said.

The job fairs at Cerritos College happen every semester so be on the lookout for the next one.

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Julio Rodriguez is the Multimedia Editor for Talon Marks. He loves to spend his free time watching anime and movies. His goal is to pursue working at Fox News.
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