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Prescott Valley Job Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 12

In this March 2018 file photo, Vinson White, right, of Dewey-Humboldt, looks over material at a job and career fair hosted by Yavapai College. The college's Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) one of the sponsors of the Prescott Valley Job Fair taking place from 4:30 to 7 p .m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Prescott Valley Events Center. (Sue Tone/Courier File)

In this March 2018 file photo, Vinson White, right, of Dewey-Humboldt, looks over material at a job and career fair hosted by Yavapai College. The college's Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) one of the sponsors of the Prescott Valley Job Fair taking place from 4:30 to 7 p .m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Prescott Valley Events Center. (Sue Tone/Courier File)

The Yavapai College Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) is one of the sponsors of the Prescott Valley Job Fair being held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Prescott Valley Events Center.

Military veterans, individuals ages 55 and older, and job seekers with disabilities may take advantage of early admission starting at 4 p.m.

Attendees will learn the latest information about careers and employers that are hiring. Apply for part-time or full-time jobs, as well as temporary or seasonal employment and meet with representatives from business, health care, nonprofit and military organizations. Professional attire is strongly recommended.

Exhibitors include Fann Contracting, Yavapai County, Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Mountain Valley Regional Rehab, and Lamb Chevrolet Cadillac.

“For those looking for a job opportunity, we are expecting more than 350 opportunities for part-time, full-time, seasonal and internship positions,” said Yavapai College REDC Programs Specialist Katherine Anderson.

Job seekers are urged to bring their resumes and do their homework before arriving at the fair. A complete listing of businesses attending is available at www.yc.edu/redc.

“Surprise the organizations in attendance with your knowledge, and that you took the initiative to research their company before meeting them face-to-face,” Anderson said.

Yavapai College, which welcomed its first students in 1968, delivers quality higher learning, technical training, cultural enrichment and economic development resources to Yavapai County residents and communities.

The college offers a wide range of in-person and online academic and career programs countywide, hosting classes, community gatherings and cultural activities at campuses in Prescott, Clarkdale (in the Verde Valley), Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Sedona and the Career and Technical Education Center near Prescott Regional Airport.