Student work – Za4etka Tue, 10 May 2022 18:39:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Student work – Za4etka 32 32 Minority Business Listings Inc. (MBL) held a job fair which attracted approximately 300 students Tue, 10 May 2022 18:39:34 +0000

Local teens attended a job fair to learn about summer jobs that will pay them $10 an hour for up to 25 hours a week for six weeks.

Held on Saturday to give teens a boost on summer employment, Minority Business Listings Inc. (MBL) held a job fair that attracted approximately 300 students who connected with more than 20 employers on the lawn of the MBL office located at 15 SE Seventh St.

Wayne Fields, CEO of Minority Business Listings Inc., left, speaks to students during the job fair.

From 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, MBL will host a professional training session at Lincoln Middle School, 1001 SE 12th St.

The job fair was an introduction to the TeensWork Alachua summer youth employment program that will be operated by MBL with a $125,000 grant from the Children’s Trust of Alachua County.

This program will provide summer employment opportunities for local teens ages 14-18.