American Graduate: Getting to Work Hiring Event
Antonio Mack

Hiring Event brings together job candidates and employers with immediate job openings

Mississippi Public Broadcasting hosted a Hiring Event to help job seekers get the careers they want. The Get to Work Hiring Event was held Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at MPB.

The come-and-go event was free, open to the public and offered through MPB’s American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative. Over 500 people attended this event.

The career fair included onsite interviews with employers who had immediate job openings. At least 38 companies participated in the event, including Golding Barge Line, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Brown Bottling Group, Dollar General, Mississippi State Hospital, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Mississippi Highway Patrol, military organizations and the VA Medical Center.

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) awarded Mississippi Public Broadcasting a grant for the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative to help advance education and career readiness locally. MPB is working with partners across the state to assess workforce challenges and opportunities, and produce content focused on the essential skills needed for students and workers to succeed in t

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