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GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles Solar Career Fair
Thu, April 27, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles, in partnership with Los Angeles Trade Technical College (Renewable Energy Program), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), and Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department will host a solar industry career fair at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, sponsored by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, on Thursday, April 27th from 10am-2pm. Our goal is to provide a dedicated space for employers to connect with job trainees from solar programs throughout Southern California.
Jan Perry, the General Manager of the Los Angele Economic and Workforce Development Department, will be stopping by at Noon to speak to jobseekers.
Where: South Campus Quad, North Tent
Los Angeles Trade Technical College | 400 West Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: Thursday, April 27th
- GRID Alternatives, Greater Los Angeles
- Los Angeles Trade Technical College – Renewable Energy Programs
- Horizon Solar Power
- Freedom Solar
- Fortune Energy
- RePower LA/Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
- Restart Solar
- CNG Solar Engineering
- ReVamp Energy
- Elevate Energy Partners
- SolarCity (Tesla)
- LA Solar Group
- IBEW Local Union 11
- City of LA Office of Reentry
- Vernon Central Worksource Center
JOBSEEKERS: Now’s your chance to meet face-to-face with companies of all sizes and some of the top industry employers. The Career Fair is an opportunity to explore solar career opportunities, engage with hiring employers, and learn the ins and outs of working in solar. In addition to company booths, there will be a dedicated networking space for you to meet new contacts in the industry. Stay tuned for a schedule of events and a full list of the companies that will be attending.
EMPLOYERS: Get in front of hundreds of diverse and talented jobseekers looking to gain knowledge and begin careers in the solar industry! Attendees of the Solar Career Fair will include GRID Alternatives trainees with extensive hands-on installation experience, students of job training organizations throughout the greater Los Angeles area, and residents of Southern California looking to learn more about leading companies in the solar industry.
Your booth fee includes:
• customizable booth area
• 1 table, 2 chairs
• 2 lunches
• listing on event map and website
Join us at LATTC and meet tomorrow's solar industry professionals!
For more information, contact Adewale OgunBadejo: firstname.lastname@example.org
Solar Career Fair | 10am to 2pm
Transportation & Parking
Directions to venue:
- FROM THE SANTA MONICA FREEWAY (10) EAST, exit on Grand Ave., turn right to college.
- FROM THE SANTA MONICA FREEWAY (10) WEST, exit on Los Angeles Street to 17th Street, turn left on Grand Ave. to college.
- FROM THE HARBOR FREEWAY (110) NORTH, exit on Adams Blvd., turn right to Grand Ave. and left to college.
- FROM THE HARBOR FREEWAY (110) SOUTH, exit on Adams Blvd., turn left on 23rd Street, turn left to Grand Ave, and turn left to college.
- METROLINK TRAIN, arrives Union Station – Connects to Red/Blue Line and Dash Buses. M
- From Union Station, take Dash Bus D, or use Red Line to connect to Blue Line (at 7th St/Metro Ctr).
- ON THE BLUE LINE, station #3, Grand Ave.
- DASH BUS D, stops at corner of Grand Street and Washington Blvd.
There are three parking structures available, please consult LATTC map.
About GRID Alternatives
GRID Alternatives is a non-profit organization that makes renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities, bringing together community partners, volunteers and job trainees to implement solar power and energy efficiency for low-income families.
About Solar Training Network
The Solar Training Network is a U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative program that connects solar employers with job seeker and training opportunities. It is led by the Solar Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization with a reputation for excellence in solar jobs research and workforce development.
About LA Trade Tech
LA Trade Technical College is the oldest public 2-year college in the LA Community College District. They provide their students and the community with high quality academic, technical, and professional educational opportunities.