First Things First helps teens find jobs

Chattanooga Times Free Press - - OPINION -

First Things First in Chat­tanooga is spon­sor­ing a two-day event this week for high school-age teens who are in­ter­ested in sum­mer em­ploy­ment.

Known as “Success Ready,” the net­work­ing sem­i­nar sched­uled for Thurs­day and Friday in the Chat­tanooga State Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s Cen­ter for Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy will help teens learn how to pre­pare for and what to wear for an in­ter­view. The pro­gram is open to any teen age 15-18 and cost is $5 to at­tend, which in­cludes lunch on Thurs­day plus ma­te­ri­als to help teens learn about find­ing and keep­ing a job.

On Friday, a job fair with 15 area em­ploy­ers will be con­ducted to help hire teens for sum­mer jobs. So far, 70 teens are reg­is­tered to at­tend.

Par­tic­i­pants must reg­is­ter by

8 p.m. to­day at first­ success-ready.

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