Urban League to host Spring Career Expo!

May 14, 2018 – On Wednesday, May 16, The Winston-Salem Urban League will host its  Spring Career Expo. The Expo will include over 30 top-tier companies in fields like communications, manufacturing, healthcare, finance government, education, human services, retail, construction and industrial services.

The Spring Career Expo is made possible by Gold sponsorships by Food Lion, Pepsico, Inc., and RAI, British American Tobacco.  Silver sponsors include Forsyth Tech, Herbalife, Panera Bread, Wells Fargo and WestRock. The Winston-Salem Urban League’s job and career programs are made possible through ongoing support from the Forsyth County United Way and Senior Services America, Inc.

Prior to the Career Expo, the Winston-Salem Urban League, working with Forsyth Tech will host 5 workshops on resume writing, interview skills, and career readiness. Workshop details are listed below.

Winston-Salem Urban League CEO James Perry states “The Urban League’s mission is to promote socio-economic progress and parity by empowering residents through training and employment.  Our Spring Career Expo is a great opportunity for job seekers to improve the quality of their lives by becoming economically secure.”

What:  The Winston-Salem Urban League Spring Career Expo 2018
When:  Wednesday, May 16, 2018,  9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where:  Winston-Salem Urban League Event Center, 510 Trade Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

This event is free and open to the public. Applicants are encouraged RSVP and bring several copies of their resumes to present to employers.  Registration and event details are available at  www.wsurban.org

Career Skills workshops:

What:  Career Exploration Workshop
When:  May 10, 2018, 9:00 AM
Where: W-S Urban League – Downtown Office, 201 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

What:  Interview Preparation/How to Work a Job Fair Workshop
When:  May 14, 2018, 10:00 AM
Where: W-S Urban League Quality of Life Center, 3441 N. Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

What:  Resume Development Workshop
When:  May 14, 2018, 6:00 PM
Where:  W-S Urban League Quality of Life Center, 3441 N Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

What:  Resume Development Workshop
When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET
Where:  W-S Urban League –  Downtown Office, 201 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

What: Interview Preparation/How to Work a Job Fair Workshop
When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET
Where: W-S Urban League –  Downtown Office, 201 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Participating Employers

  • ASHLEY HOME FURNITURE
  • AXCESS STAFFING
  • BB&T
  • THE BUDD GROUP
  • CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM
  • COLONIAL LIFE
  • COOK MEDICAL
  • CSL PLASMA
  • FOOD LION
  • FORSYTH COUNTY
  • HERBALIFE
  • HORIZONS CENTER 
  • INMAR
  • JOB FINDERS USA
  • JOYCE FOODS
  • LOWES HOME IMPROVEMENTS
  • OLD SALEM M– USEUMS & GARDENS
  • OWENS-ILLINOIS
  • PANERA BREAD
  • PEPSICO
  • PINEHURST RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB
  • PROTEGE SERVICES
  • PUBLIX
  • RAI
  • SPC MECHANICAL
  • TEXAS ROADHO– USE
  • THE RESOURCE 
  • MOUNT EAGLE COLLEGE
  • FEDEX
  • WELLS FARGO
  • WESTROCK
  • WINSTON-SALEM FORSYTH COUNTY SCHOOLS

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