DeSoto ISD to host student-focused job fair at DeSoto High School

DeSoto Independent School District is hosting a student job fair on May 2 at DeSoto High School to pair students with employment opportunities in three capacities: Summer Employment, Long-Term Employment, and Post Grad Employment. The post DeSoto ISD to host student-focused job fair at DeSoto High School appeared first on Dallas Examiner.

DeSoto ISD to host student-focused job fair at DeSoto High School

(Special to The Dallas Examiner)

DESOTO – DeSoto Independent School District will host a student job fair on May 2 at DeSoto High School, located at 600 Eagle Drive in DeSoto. Leading up to that point, district teachers and leaders are working with students on interview prep and skill development, resume development and other nuances associated with job readiness.

The job fair is aimed at pairing students with employment opportunities in three capacities:

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  • Summer Employment
  • Longer-Term Employment
  • Post Grad Employment

The DeSoto High School Career and Technical Education department is seeking employers who are interested in participating in the job fair and potentially hiring students who are seeking employment as summer employees, part-time year-round employment, full-time employment for graduating seniors or paid internships.

DeSoto High School currently offers the programs of study listed below and wants to connect with employers in these respective areas of study. However, many job skills are transferable and the district wants to extend invitations for employment in any area.

Pathways of Study Offered:

  • Animal Science
  • Welding (some students are AWS certified)
  • Audio/Video Technology and Digital Audio Technology (some students are Adobe certified)
  • Graphic Design and Animation (some students are Adobe certified)
  • Business Management, Finance, and Marketing (some students are ESB certified)
  • Culinary Arts (some students are ServSafe Manager certified)
  • Automotive (some students take automotive courses at Dallas College)
  • Programming and Software Development
  • Engineering
  • Teaching and Training (students volunteer at elementary schools weekly)
  • Cosmetology (some students already have a Texas Cosmetology license)
  • Health Science (students are working towards Phlebotomy or CNA certifications)
  • Law and Public Service (some students participate in Dallas County Teen Court)

For hiring entities interested in participating in the student job fair, visit https://www.desotoisd.org/news/newsroom.

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