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MEDIA ADVISORY - CAREER AWARENESS AND JOB EXPO TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, IN PORT OF NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY

Date: Apr 17, 2018
Press Release Number: 67-2018

A career awareness and job expo, sponsored by the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Council on Port Performance, will be held on Wednesday, April 18. The event will provide job seekers living in and around the New York and New Jersey port facilities with the opportunity to connect with industry representatives and business partners who serve the port’s facilities.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Building 1400, Corbin Street, Elizabeth, NJ. Please see attached for directions to the building. Stakeholders and business partners include the New York Shipping Association, the Seamen’s Church Institute, Maher Terminals, Ports America/Port Newark Container Terminal, APM Terminals, and the Newark Alliance.

Port Authority representatives also will be available to discuss the broad range of jobs and career options available in the maritime transportation, logistics and distribution industries.

The job expo will provide students who are undecided about a career path the opportunity to explore a variety of opportunities in the maritime industry and information about the options for secondary education or job training. Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives and view displays and demonstrations from a wide range of port-related companies and organizations in the fields of seafaring, trucking, automobile processing, law enforcement and logistics.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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