Career Connect Job Fair 2024

Presented by: Jackson County Mass Transit District and Sunrise Talent Solutions, LLC

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Come ready to Achieve

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Expand your Professional Circle

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Career Connect Job Fair 2024

Where:    Carbondale Civic Center
                 200 S Illinois Ave
                 Carbondale, IL 62901

When:      April 24th, 2024

Time:      10:00 AM until 1:00 PM

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Look no further than the Career Connect Job Fair, where your next opportunity awaits!

Join Jackson County Mass Transit District and surrounding transit districts, SIUC Head Start, Aisin, Federal Bureau of Prisons, IDOT, IDOC and many more at the Carbondale Civic Center for a day filled with possibilities.  Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, this packed event is your chance to connect with top employers from various industries.

Meet face-to-face with hiring managers, submit your resume, complete applications and make your mark!  Dress to impress and bring your a-game because this is your moment to shine!

Find your dream job, advance your career and make invaluable connections.  Don’t miss this chance to build your future.

Mark your calendar and get ready to elevate your career at the Career Connect Job Fair.  Admission is free.  Need a ride, contact Rides Mass Transit, South Central Transit, Shawnee Mass Transit or Jackson County Mass Transit to schedule a ride.  Drive, walk or ride to the fair.  Opportunity awaiting is priceless.

Meet Top Employers

Meet with southern Illinois top employers from various industries.  These include multiple transit districts, law enforcement agencies, state agencies, and local agencies.

Direct Access

Submit your resume directly to hiring managers.

Networking Opportunities

Expand your professional circle and make meaningful connections.

New Discovery

Find new job or career opportunities.

Dress for Success

Impress potiential employers with your professional attire and demeanor.  Make your lasting impression!

Job Seekers

Admission is free.  Doors open at 10:00 AM on April 24th, 2024 at the Carbondale Civic Center.  There is no need to register. 

Tips for Job Seekers:

  1. Prepare Your Elevator Pitch.
  2. Dress Professionally.
  3. Bring Plenty of Resumes.
  4. Ask Relevant Questions.
  5. Be Open Minded.
  6. Network Effectively.
  7. Stay Organized.
  8. Be Positive and Enthusiastic.
  9. Follow Up After the Event

Following the above tips and maintaining a positive self attitude can help you make a strong impression.  By making a strong impression at this event it can help increase your chances of finding an exciting job opportunity that aligns with your career goals.


Registration is free.  Opportunity is Priceless.  Space is limited.  Simply complete the registration for and email it back.  Next show up prepared to find your next best workforce!

Join Some of southern Illinois Top Employees:

Jackson County Mass Transit
Sunrise Talent Solutions
Shawnee Transit
Rides Mass Transit
SIUC Head Start
Help at Home
Banterra Bank
U.S. Penitentiary
Miller Contracting

Flyer (updated 4/9/24)

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