Officials with Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) are actively seeking businesses to take part in the upcoming JobCon scheduled for Eastlake High School in Socorro Independent School District (SISD) next month.
Officials estimate that 2000 students will come together on Wednesday,February 12, for a day of career exploration and engagement with local businesses
Workforce Solutions Borderplex, in partnership with SISD, is hosting the JobCon to captivate and educate high school students about target industries and the high-demand careers in their area of the Borderplex region.
“At past JobCon events, students visited one-on-one with employers located in the Borderplex region, in a fun, collaborative setting,” WSB officials shared via a news release.
Companies who are interested in taking part in the SISD JobCon event must bring an engaging interactive exhibit where students can get hands-on experience in that industry. The event offers employers the opportunity to not only display their services, but also the highlights of their industry to the future workforce.
“The JobCon Series was developed to captivate the interest and educate high school students in the Borderplex region about the high-demand careers that are available in their community,” WSB officials added. “Students will leave this event knowledgeable about the diverse range of career opportunities available in their area, as well as the skills needed to acquire these jobs.”
The deadline for businesses to register to take part in the SISD JobCon is Wednesday, February 5, 2020.
For more information on how to take part in the SISD JobCon, interested businesses can contact the Business Services Unit at 915-887-2332 or at Business@borderplexjobs.com.