New job fair for young people

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OXFORD AND CHERWELL VALLEY COLLEGE: A new job fair managed by young people for young people will be held in Oxford city centre this Friday, August 19.

College students Rebecca North, Fionna Callaghan and Jessica Jose are working with Oxford City Council to host the job fair in Oxford Town Hall from 10am to 5pm.

Young people can meet employers offering entry-level roles and apprenticeship opportunities.

Miss North said: “We’re excited about running an event that will help match all the new potential out there with the new needs of local businesses.”

Caylun Phillips, from Oxford City Council, added: “We’re working hard to make the fair a great success and to kickstart careers for young people in our community.”

Advice on CV writing and interview techniques will be available. The event is also backed by the county council, Connexions and Job Centre Plus.