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Preparing Students to get Jobs

NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 23, 2017

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

Dressing for Success

- preparing students for job interviews -

Thirty students from 3 Essex County high schools (Tecumseh Vista Academy, Essex DHS, Belle River DHS) will get some vital advice and assistance in landing a job on Friday, March 24th.

The students will begin their day at 9:00 a.m. at the Employment Assessment Centre in Essex (20 Talbot St.) where they will receive some advice and basic instruction in how to present themselves in a job interview. A pre-requisite for this opportunity is that the students have never previously had formal employment.

Following the sessions at the E.A.C. the students will be taken to Devonshire Mall (approximately 10:45 a.m.) and given a budget of $100 to purchase items they will need to improve their personal presentation in a job interview. The funding for this program comes from the Employment Assessment Centre through the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.