2023 Job Fair - Business Application

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Name: 2023 Job Fair - Business Application
Date: February 23, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Deadline for early table registration is Wednesday, January 18th ($25). A late registration period will be available (pending space) from January 19th-February 10th ($50 fee).

The purpose of the Job Fair is to connect the business community to an available workforce in both the school and community at-large creating relationships and opportunities for all present.

Participating Businesses are responsible for:
  • Set-up, tear down and staffing their booth. Booth must be tended to at all times during the event. If member is conducting on-site interviews, a second employee is required to be present to tend to the booth.
  • Provide recruiting materials, brochures, giveaways and employment applications
  • Set-up will be from 5pm to 5:45pm. No exceptions
  • If conducting on site interviews, must allow for pre-registration of interview slots
  • All participants are requested to bring a small door prize that will be available to all visitors
 
Indian River High School is responsible for:
  • Student Scheduling and Communication
  • Providing space, table, and 2 chairs
 
For businesses interested in providing co-op or job shadowing opportunities to students, please find below those program requirements.

Indian River High School – Cooperative Education Requirements
  • Students must have a job that coincides with their pathway
  • Co-op is only available to seniors.
  • Must work a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Students must have earned at least 19 credits towards graduation by the end of their junior year.
  • Student must turn in a weekly timecard signed by their employer verifying hours worked
  • Employers must complete two evaluations (provided by the program) per marking period on employee
  • Co-op coordinator must make a site visit at least once per marking period
  • Student must pass all courses to remain eligible for co-op
  • If student is terminated, student may be removed from the co-op program
 
Job Shadowing Program – the purpose of this program is to provide students the opportunity to gain more knowledge/experience in their field of interest.  This allows the student the ability to determine if this career aligns with their interests and expectations.
  • Students must maintain a “B” average
  • Student attendance must be in good standing
  • Student must not have any referrals or suspensions
  • Student may be excused from school two days per marking period to shadow a professional in the community
Location:
Indian River High School
29722 Armory Road
Dagsboro, DE 19939
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
6PM-8PM

 
Contact Information:
Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce
Fees/Admission:
Past Participants: $25
New Participants: $50

*Table fees will be used to offset advertising costs and support the College and Career office at IRHS.


 
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