students are looking for jobs, and employers are looking for
students looking for jobs, no one pays much attention to
cloudy skies and the first sprinkles of a major Southern
California rain event.
So it was Monday, Oct. 18, at
Grossmont’s 26th annual Career Expo in the Main Quad. More
than 50 area businesses and government agencies had their
representatives at the event, including Sea World, the Hyatt
Regency, Generations Health Care, the FBI, the San Diego
Police Dept., and Channel 7/39.
Many of these accepted
applications on the spot from students who came to the Expo
dressed for success with resumes under their arms.
more than 100 exhibitors participated in the event, which
annually provides college and high school students an
opportunity for contact with area employers and exposure to
a wide range of job opportunities and career options. This
year’s Expo theme was “The Global Market – Accept the
The event featured a Job Search Tune-Up workshop.
Christine Aseron from Office Team conducted practice
interviews, and Chris Malan from the East County Career
Center reviewed resumes and helped prepare job applications.
Viejas Casino, UPS, GEICO and the ASGC were major sponsors
for the event. ASGC and other college clubs set up food
booths. Nancy Davis, Pamela Abuka and Cindy Hall of the
Grossmont Career Center were the event’s organizers.