Burgandy Brock, Community & Marketing Manager for projectY cowork Los Alamos, learned about her current position when she attended the 2018 UNM-LA Job Fair. Photo Courtesy UNM-LA
UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) and the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a free job fair on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the Student Center in building 2. The job fair will feature approximately 25 area employers looking to fill current and future positions in their workforce or offering information about internship positions. The job fair will open at 1 p.m. and close at 4 p.m.
UNM-LA students, local high school students, and the greater northern New Mexico community are all invited to attend this event. The UNM-LA Job Fair will be useful to anyone who might be seeking a job, considering a career change, or just interested in exploring opportunities from area businesses.
Burgandy Brock attended the UNM-LA job fair last year “I was ready to make a change, to move ahead in my career.” Brock met Ryn Herrmann who was representing the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Los Alamos Community Development Corporation. Herrmann told Brock about a position at projectY; Brock successfully applied for the position and now serves as the Community & Marketing Manager for projectY cowork Los Alamos. “This had made a huge difference in my life. The job offers professional challenge that is really energizing.”
UNM-LA Student Success Specialist Grace Willerton has been organizing the job fair for the past six years. She enjoys helping job-seekers and employees connect. Willerton advises, “Dress professionally and bring several copies of your resume. Remember the importance of first impressions. This might be as important as an interview.”
UNM-Los Alamos is an innovative, rigorous, and affordable comprehensive branch community college that provides foundations for transfer, leading-edge career programs, and lifelong learning opportunities. More information about UNM-LA is available at losalamos.unm.edu.