The inaugural JOCO WORKS Career Expo will be held Nov. 14-15 at JCC.
JOCO WORKS is an industry-led collaborative supported by education, business, civic, and government partners created to meet the Johnston County, North Carolina (JOCO) workforce needs of the future. The JOCO WORKS career exposition will showcase available career options to the county’s 8th grade students.
During these two days from 8:30 to 1:30 p.m., some 4,000 Johnston County eighth-grade students will participate in the career fair. The event will be set up in the Wilson and Elsee building parking lots as well as inside the Wilson Building and the Health Building.
JoCo Works Now - Public Event
Additionally, JOCO WORKS will also open this exposition to any Johnston County high school or post-secondary student, parent, or job seeker, as well as all 8th grade homeschooled students for a special two-hour window called JOCO WORKS NOW from 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 14.
JCC Students, Faculty and Staff
- Most classes will not meet on Thursday and Friday to allow space for the campus to host the event.
- Student services offices and the library will also be closed to the public.
- Instructors are offering alternative assignments for these two days.
- Students can continue to register for spring classes and schedule advising appointments online during this time.
- Wilson and Elsee building parking lots will be closed off at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. Students, staff and faculty normally parking in Wilson and Elsee lots will be re-routed to park across College Road in the grass during Wednesday, Nov. 13.
- Beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, vendors participating in the event will begin setting up their worlds in the Wilson Building parking lot, Wilson Building, and Health Building.