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Spring Branch ISD Hosts Senior Job Fair for Class of 2024


Spring Branch Independent School District's (SBISD) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department recently hosted an event designed to empower graduating seniors in their quest for promising career paths.

The Senior Job Fair, held on Friday, May 3, at the Hyatt Regency Houston West, saw participation from both students and businesses.

"I came to the job fair today to network," shared Giselle Penaloza, Class of 2024 from Spring Woods High School. Giselle, who recently earned her Medical Assistant certification through SBISD's Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, expressed her enthusiasm about her career aspirations. "Meeting new people is good. It will build a professional foundation and help me find a good job," said Penaloza.

At a pivotal juncture in their lives, high school students grapple with decisions regarding their future careers and educational paths. Events like the Senior Job Fair play a vital role in providing exposure to diverse career trajectories, networking opportunities, and valuable insights into professional growth.

To enhance their experience, students were urged to come prepared with resumes, dressed in professional attire, and read to actively interact with potential employers. The event also boasted a headshot booth, allowing students to obtain professional photos for platforms like LinkedIn, bolstering their professional image.

Participating students interacted with representatives from various industries, seizing the opportunity to network, seek guidance and explore potential career paths. For businesses, the Senior Job Fair offered a unique platform to connect with talented individuals and potentially recruit their next team member.

Christina RiceImumwen, SBISD Director of CTE, underscored the event's transformative potential, stating, "With a mission to equip students with the knowledge and confidence necessary for informed career decisions, the event is one of the many transformative experiences our kids get to have as part of their learning."

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