The SF LGBT Center will host its 39th LGBTQ Career Fair, the nation’s largest, on October 27, 2016. The event, which is expected to feature over 40 Bay Area employers, will be held at LinkedIn’s San Francisco offices located at 222 2nd Street (cross street is Howard), from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The event, produced by the Center’s LGBTQ Employment and Trans Employment Programs, showcases leading Bay Area employers dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The career fair also provides job seekers the opportunity to network and learn about a wide range of opportunities and careers.
Among the over 40 companies attending: LinkedIn, Microsoft, Pandora, Apple, SolarCity, Comcast, Accenture, and Nielsen. Media sponsor San Francisco Business Times will be also showcasing at the event.
Job seekers attending the career fair will also enjoy:
- Resumes reviewed by industry recruiters
- Consultations with LinkedIn staff to improve their profile and online presence
- Free professional headshots
- Networking with expert volunteer recruiters
Whether you’re looking for your first job, interested in changing careers or advancing in your current role, the Center’s can support you in accomplishing your goals. We see employment as basic right for LGBT individuals and supporters in order to increase financial health and build assets over time. The Center offers a range of services, events, and workshops tailored to support participants’ job searches, to offer networking opportunities with potential employers and to connect to further training opportunities. In addition, the Center is proud to offer the nation’s first transgender employment program, TEEI
SFCenter’s signature career fairs provide a professional networking forum for employers and job seekers to connect, network and gauge employment opportunities. With over 25 job fairs produced to date and over 5,000 community members in attendance, the LGBT Career Fair Series is one of the longest running programs. The Center produces annual diversity recruitment and networking fairs, which feature employers and community partners, large and small, throughout the Bay Area.