MakerFest 2017

JOIN US FOR THE GREATER LIMA REGION’S BIGGEST WORKFORCE CELEBRATION!

Thursday through Saturday, October 19 – 21

Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center and Apollo Career Center

THURSDAY THRU SATURDAY
OCTOBER 19-21, 2017

WHY ATTEND IF YOU’RE A JOB SEEKER?

  • 75 of the top local employers in one location, looking to hire now in manufacturing, healthcare, construction, service industries.
  • Ohio Means Jobs remote Job Center experts onsite to help you figure out what you need to do to get hired.
  • Special FREE coaching workshops that will help you to get hired faster.

WHY ATTEND IF YOU’RE IN COLLEGE?

  • Introduce yourself to local employers who are searching for local talent now.
  • Connect with companies offering internships this summer and during the school year.
    Stop by OhioMeansJobs and let a job coach expert review your resume.
  • Grab a bunch a free stuff, including free breakfast on Saturday morning, and some cool giveaways!

WHAT’S IN IT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS?

    • Represent your school in one of 8 skilled trades competitions and 16 STEM competitions and go for the “Maker Cup” and “STEM Maker Cup” trophy. Pick an event like:
  • MIG or Pipe Welding
  • Advanced Carpentry
  • Teamwork Masonry
  • Robotics Challenge
  • Cupcake Catastrophe
  • Paper Airplane Showdown
  • Math Challenge
  • Bike Balancing Competition
  • STEM Trivia
  • Build a Tower
  • Engineering in a Box
  • Video Game Design
  • Talk with 75 employers and 5 colleges and universities about your options and possibilities after high school.
  • Attend one of 17 “insider tips” career breakout sessions run by professionals, and learn how to improve your chances at landing your dream job.
  • Meet the expert job coaches at the OhioMeansJobs remote Job Center and let them help you get ready for a successful job search.

Check out last year’s MakerFest 2016

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