Worlds of Work event ends with 400-plus job offers for graduating seniors

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller

West Alabama Works’ says its latest event, designed to help high school seniors land a job or training opportunity before they graduate next month, was a huge success.

Worlds of Work 2.0, held at Shelton State Community College April 6, featured 27 companies hiring for 978 positions. In all, seniors who attended netted 418 contingent job offers.

“We’re making sure (students) are positively placed after their diploma, whether that’s directly into a college or directly into a career,” said Tuscaloosa City Schools Superintendent Mike Daria. “Today, it’s all about careers.”

Seniors had the chance to speak with industry professionals and post-secondary schools offering full- or part-time work, an apprenticeship or internship opportunities.

You can learn more about job opportunities in Alabama through West AlabamaWorks Career Connect portal.

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