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Just in time for hard times: Cascade Job Fair

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More than 40 employers will be featured at the Portland Community College’s 12th annual Cascade Job Fair.

The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, Physical Education Building gym, Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth St. The event is free and open to the public. Job fair sponsors include Comcast, Oregonlive and Pacific Coast Fruit Co. Last year’s job fair attracted more than 1,400 job-seekers and that number could grow in today’s rough economic environment.

Some of the employers represented at this year’s fair include: AAA Oregon/Idaho, AFLAC, Bonneville Power Administration, Brooks Staffing, the city of Portland, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Comcast, Good Samaritan – MultiCare Health Systems, Hoffman Construction Co., KGW, Lifeworks NW, Multnomah County, Oregon State Police, Oregon Tradeswomen Inc., Portland Fire & Rescue, Portland Public Schools, Sherwin-Williams Co., Sysco Food Services of Portland Inc., UPS, U.S. Army, U.S. Bank, Verizon Wireless, Willamette Dental and more.

The Cascade Campus is serviced by Tri-Met bus lines 4 and 72. For more information, visit the job fair web site or call (503) 978-5613.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »