10th Annual Career Fair and Open House

Northern College News and Events

MOOSONEE, ON: The 10th Annual Regional Career Fair will be held from Wednesday, February 26 to Friday, February 28, 2014 in Moosonee and the Moose Cree First Nation.

The career fair will feature information booths from a variety of local employers and organizations. There will also be exhibits from colleges and universities located throughout Ontario. Joseph Boyden, celebrated Canadian novelist and winner of the 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize, will be a special guest speaker.

Northern College Moosonee Campus will be the first stop for the career fair. As well as having the standard career fair activities, the college will also be holding an open house. The college will give tours of its facilities and provide information about its programs.

The college will host the career fair from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26th. The event will be open to the public.

The career fair will also make stops at local high schools. The fair will be at Northern Lights Secondary School in Moosonee from on Thursday, February 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The fair will then relocate to Delores D. Echum Composite School of the Moose Cree First Nation on Friday, February 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

As part of the 10th Annual Regional Career Fair, there will be a networking event for presenters and guests held at the Moose Cree First Nation’s Thomas Cheechoo Jr. Memorial Community Hall. The event, which will feature live local entertainment, will be held on Thursday, February 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The career fair has been organized by the Moose Cree Education Authority, Moose Cree First Nation, Northern Lights Secondary School, Delores D. Echum Composite School, Mushkegowuk Council, MoCreebec Council of the Cree Nation, and Northern College Moosonee Campus.

For more information, contact Willard Small at 705.336.2913 ext. 5603 or by email at smallw@northern.on.ca or contact Valerie Chakasim at 705.658.4726 ext. 253 or by email at Valerie.Chakasim@mcea.ca

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