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Southwest Region Virtual Job & Resource Fair - May 4, 2021

Updated: May 4

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


New Mexico Workforce Connection, in partnership with New Mexico State University, invites you to participate in the 2021 Southwest Region Virtual Job & Resource Fair. The event is FREE and open to the general public.


This virtual career and resource fair provides a venue for those seeking employment opportunities as well as for anyone who wants to learn more about community resource programs available in our area.


Employers have an opportunity to highlight available job vacancies as well as provide helpful tools and information to help our community.


Join this event to learn more about New Mexico jobs and the resources that are available.


Virtual Job Fair via Handshake Platform

During the Job Fair, job seekers can meet with employer representatives in group sessions or one-on-one sessions! A Handshake account is required to participate. Handshake is a free platform for both employers and job seekers!


Click the following link to go to NMSU's website for information on how to create a Handshake account and join the Job Fair:

https://oel.nmsu.edu/community-engagement-outreach/southwest-region-nm-virtual-event/


Here is a list of the employers scheduled to attend:

Northwestern Mutual - New Mexico

New Mexico Corrections Department- Probation and Parole

Tresco, Inc.

Federal Bureau of Prisons - FCI La Tuna

Mesilla Valley Hospice

La Clinica De Familia, Inc. (LCDF)

Santa Maria El Mirador

Helen of Troy

The District Ysleta Independent School District

Haciendas at Grace Village

City of Las Cruces

Southern New Mexico Workforce Connections

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Zenger News

CyraCom International

Taos Ski Valley

Sportsman's Warehouse, Inc.

Morenci Unified School District

Navy Officer Recruiting Station El Paso

Mass Markets


Virtual Resource Workshops via Zoom

Resource workshops will be provided simultaneously via Zoom in separate breakout rooms. There are two opportunities to attend the workshops. Click the time below you would like to attend and register for that session.

Morning Session at 10:00 a.m.

Afternoon Session at 1:00 p.m.


Workshop Information:

WIOA Adult Services Program - Learn about Tuition Assistance, reimbursable wages through On-the-Job Training and Customized Training, Supportive Services, and more, followed by Q & A.

WIOA Youth Services Program (for ages 16-24) - Learn about paid Work Experience, reimbursable wages through On-the-Job Training, Supportive Services, and more, followed by Q & A.

WIOA Employment Services - Employers can learn about posting jobs, candidate searches, recruitment events, job fairs, benefits of hiring veterans, and more, followed by Q & A.

LiftFund - Get an overview of technical assistance programs, financial services, and PPP loans, followed by Q & A.

Workers Compensation Administration - Get an overview of safe return to work planning (including COVID-19), employer-driven workers compensation and early return to work incentives, followed by Q & A.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Get an overview on workplace accommodations, WOTC incentive programs, employer support and hiring individuals with disabilities, followed by Q & A.


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