Career Jam 2017, May 18th at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds


Introducing Career jam, a hands-on, career exploration event for all area 8th and 9th grade students!  Career Jam will be held on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Watertown, NY.  Representatives from several major business sectors, including Agriculture, Business, Construction, Healthcare, Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services, and Manufacturing, along with a number of North Country training institutions, will demonstrate and offer hands-on career-related activities for area students to explore.

Find out what area businesses and agencies heard about the first Career Jam on a Channel 7 News interview with Cheryl Mayforth, Executive Director of the Jefferson Lewis Workforce Investment Board.

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Businesses Attending Career Jam 2017

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Career jam is made possible through the generous donation of service by:

Planning Team/Committee:

  • The WorkPlace – Lead Agency
  • Central & Northern New York Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Jefferson Community College
  • Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation
  • Jefferson-Lewis BOCES
  • The Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce
  • Workforce Development Institute

Donors:

  • The Workforce Development Board
  • Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency
  • Central & Northern New York Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Workforce Development Institute
  • IBEW Local Union 910 & Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union 2
  • Hi-Lite Airfield Services, LLC
  • Kinney Drugs
  • Pepsi
  • Watertown Savings Bank

Volunteers:

  • Gizelle Meeks, Jefferson County Clerk
  • Hi-Lite Airfield Services, LLC
  • The Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce
  • US Army Recruiters
  • Woodforest Bank

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