This free event is supported by the Alameda Unified School District, the City of Alameda, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, and the Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth, and their Families (ACCYF).
It runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Encinal gymnasium.
High school students will have opportunities to apply for summer jobs and paid internships in local agencies and businesses, talk to representatives from the Peralta Community Colleges, and explore opportunities in vocational education.
The school district will provide a resume help desk for students and information on the district’s Career Technical Education (CTE) programs.
Employer participants in this year’s fair include:
College of Alameda
Berkeley City College
Alameda County Public Defender
Alameda County District Attorney
City of Alameda Fire Department
Alameda Recreation and Park Department
Alameda Police Department
Alameda Free Library
Alameda Point Collaborative
Iron Workers Local 378
Cypress Mandela Training Center, Inc.
Pile Drivers Local 34
Pacific Homecare Services
Bladium Sports & Fitness Club
Bay Area Training Academy – EMT School
Student Conservation Association
Tucker’s Ice Cream
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter
The fair is a function of the school district’s ongoing efforts with the East Bay Career Pathways Trust (CPT) consortium, which brings together 11 school districts, six community colleges, two Regional Occupation Programs, the Alameda County Office of Education, business partners, and professional development providers to reshape the East Bay’s K-14 educational programs.