BROOKLYN, NY (6/26/18) – On Tuesday, June 26, State Senator Kevin Parker in partnership with New York City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, held his 11th Annual Job Fair at the Student Union Center at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. The event, co-sponsored by Opportunities For A Better Tomorrow (OBT), welcomed over 200 job seekers to on-site interviews with recruiters from various organizations, resume writing workshops, and interview prep sessions.
“Each year, I look forward to the Annual Job Fair which provides a platform for residents in my district and the surrounding areas to learn about employment opportunity within various city agencies and organizations. The workshops conducted during the job fair were very informative. The instructor provided attendees with various interview and resume tips, which will be helpful along their job search. I am very thankful to all of the partners who came together to make this event successful”, concluded the Brooklyn lawmaker.
“The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing resources to residents throughout Brooklyn. Senator Parker’s Job Fair provided the perfect opportunity for us to directly meet with Brooklynites and inform them of employment opportunity available within our organization” said Lara Pantin- Recruitment Specialist, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
At the event, attendees were able to meet recruiters from some of the following organizations:
NYC Department of Corrections, NYPD, Wells Fargo, NYPD-Senior Police Recruitment Section, MTA New York City Transit, MTA Metro North, Department of Mental Health & Hygiene, The White Glove Home Care Agency, Brooklyn Public Library, Sears, The New York National Guard, Manhattan School of Computer Technology, Department of Civil Service,BEOC, ICL, Opportunities For A Better Tomorrow, Recruiting and Retention, NCO/Army, Pre- K For All, The Jewish Board, Prime America, NYC Parks Department, NYC Transit Authority and Walgreens.
About State Senator Kevin Parker
Senator Kevin S. Parker is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse Brooklyn district comprised of sections of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, and Park Slope. A lifelong Brooklyn resident, he is the Ranking Democratic Member on the Senate Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, as well as the Committee on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
Senator Parker is the Whip of the Senate Democratic Conference; Member of the Senate Democratic Conference Policy Group; Member of the Senate Select Committee on Technology & Innovation; and Member of the Senate Democratic Minority and Women-Owned Business Task Force (MWBE).
For the 2017-2018 Legislative Session, Senator Parker serves on the Senate Standing Committees on Finance; Rules; Higher education; Labor; Insurance, and Banks.
To learn more about Senator Parker and his initiatives on behalf of working families across New York State, please visit www.nysenate.gov/senators/kevin-s-parker.