NMSU, New Mexico Workforce Connection to host 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job, Resource Fair

    • Writer: Trish Leyba,
    • employer@nmsu.edu, 
    • 575-646-1631

New Mexico Workforce Connection and New Mexico State University’s Office of Experiential Learning will host the 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job and Resource Fair Tuesday, May 4. This virtual career event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Handshake. (NMSU photo by Derek Flodmand)

New Mexico Workforce Connection in collaboration with New Mexico State University’s Office of Experiential Learning will host the 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job and Resource Fair Tuesday, May 4. This virtual career event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Handshake. New Mexico employers looking to recruit talented candidates can register in Handshake as well as set up schedules to meet with candidates individually or group sessions.

New Mexico Workforce Connection will offer a number of virtual workshops during the fair at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The workshops will include Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Adult Program, WIOA Youth Program, WIOA Employment Services, LiftFund, Workers Compensation Association and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Advance registration is required for the workshops.

Guests must complete an online interest form and create a Handshake account to access the virtual career fair. The online interest form can be accessed by visiting the following link prior to creating a Handshake account, https://oel.nmsu.edu/community-member-interest-form/.  Handshake is accessible at https://app.joinhandshake.com/login. It is recommended that participants research potential employers in advance and dress professionally for the fair.

To learn about the free virtual workshops and to register, visit https://www.employnm.com/post/sw-region-virtual-fair-050421.

For more information, visit the NMSU Office of Experiential website at https://oel.nmsu.edu/community-engagement-outreach/southwest-region-nm-virtual-event/, call 575-646-1631 or email employer@nmsu.edu or contact New Mexico Workforce Connection at 575-524-6250 or https://www.employnm.com/.


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