Interested in a career in technology? Attend this FREE Career Fair in Cincinnati sponsored by BDPA.
The Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) is hosting its National Professional & Technology Diversity Free Career Fair in Cincinnati July 28 & 29. This annual event provides an excellent opportunity to meet face-to-face with companies that are hiring and looking for experienced candidates just like you who are interested in a career in technology.
Celebrate with career fair goers and BDPA professionals at the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, July 27. Admission is free and open to everyone. It runs from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The National Professional & Technology Diversity Career Fair is FREE, but registration is required. Entry is open to everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, etc. See below for event location, dates and times:
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Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH, 45202
Friday, July 28 – 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 29 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Employers are seeking candidates with experience and interest in sales, engineering, government, security, education, military, medical, banking, financial services and much more. Below is a partial list of confirmed employers that will be at the career fair.
- Career Communication Group
- Director of National Intelligence
- Discover Financial Services
- Eli Lilly and Company
- Express Scripts
- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
- Johnson & Johnson
- JPMorgan Chase
- Mercy Health
- NextEra Energy
- Procter & Gamble
- State Farm
- Trinity Health
- US Air Force
- US Bank
- US Department of Defense
- US State Department
- Wells Fargo
So polish your resume, bring plenty of copies and get ready to jump into gear with a career in technology! For more information about this free career fair in Cincinnati, visit BDPA National Technology Conference Career Fair or call 1-800-390-5561, ext. 107.
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Parking at Duke Energy Convention Center
The Duke Energy Convention Center’s main entrance is located at the intersection of Fifth Street and Elm Street in downtown Cincinnati. Over 5,000 parking spaces are located immediately surrounding the Center in metered street spaces, private flat lots and privately managed garages. The garages offer direct entry to the convention center via Cincinnati’s Skywalk System.
Parking can sometimes be hard to find so arriving early to look for a spot will keep your stress down. Parking can also be reserved online through Duke Energy Convention Center, or by using the app Park Whiz.
Arrive by Metro
Whether you need to take the bus, or would like to use Metro’s Park & Ride, here is what you need to know.
– Bus fare is $1.75 within City of Cincinnati. (View all fares). Fare can be paid by coins, $1, $2, $5 & $10 bills, or mobile app. (No change or refunds allowed)
– Find your desired route by using view Metro’s schedule or Google Transit. When using Google Transit, be sure click “bus” for transit mode.
One can also download the Cincy EZRide Mobile Ticket App. The app is free, easy to download and doesn’t have any service fees. All you have to do is download the Cincy EZRide App, create an account and add your credit card. For more information about Metro, call 513-621-4455 or visit their office at Metro Sales Office, 120 E. 4th Street, 45202.
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Marissa Staples, Writer
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