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 LaGuardia Community College Hosts Transportation Careers and Internship Fair  
for Women and Girls on March 12 


Long Island City, NY—February 27, 2014—LaGuardia Community College’s Small Business Transportation Resource Center is hosting on March 12 a Transportation Careers and Internship Fair for Women and Girls. “Women in Transportation: Moving Forward,” is part of the US Department of Transportation’s Women in Transportation Initiative (WITI), which encourages young women to pursue careers in transportation.

 


The two-part event, which will run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., will consist of a panel discussion by women leaders in the transportation industry, followed by a networking session between women and girl participants and Human Resources professionals from governmental agencies, private sector firms and nonprofit agencies. The fair will be held on the College campus in the Poolside Café at 31-10 Thomson Avenue (corner of Van Dam Street), Long Island City, NY 11101.

Invited Organizations: 


Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York State Department of Transportation
Port Authority of NY and NJ Parsons Brinckerhoff
Skanska Enterprise Holdings, Incorporated
Women in Transportation Seminar North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
New York City Department of Transportation JetBlue
Non-Traditional Employment for Women Metro North RR
American Airlines Turner Construction

To register visit www.witilaguardia.eventbrite.com. For more information call 718-482-5941.

 

 

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LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students’ lives are transformed as family income increases 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia we imagine new ideas, create new curriculum and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.

 

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