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Rancho Santiago Community College District Hosts Construction Career Resource Fair on March 18

* Learn About a Career in Construction *

(Santa Ana, CA) - RanchoSantiago Canyon Community College District (RSCCD) is set to hold a Construction Career Resource Fair on Saturday, March 18 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. The fair will take place at the RSCCD District Office located at 2323 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, 92607.

Attendees will learn about the Santa Ana College Central Plant Project, upcoming employment opportunities in the construction trades, how to get involved and how to start a career in construction. Additionally, participants will be introduced to the RSCCD apprenticeship programs in carpentry, electrical work, and heavy equipment operation. Vendors will include unions, work source centers, and construction contractors. Attendees can ask questions and find out which resources can benefit them.

"Construction careers can benefit community residents and potentially pose additional opportunities that they may not have had otherwise," says Carri Matsumoto, assistant vice chancellor, RSCCD Facility Planning, District Construction and Support Services. Matsumoto encourages all local community members to attend in order to have an opportunity to begin a career in the construction industry.

It is encouraged that attendees show up 20 minutes before their orientation. The first begins at 8 a.m. and continues every hour. Walk-ins are allowed, but must wait in the “standby” line for the next available orientation. Participants must attend an orientation before they can browse the vendor area. Orientations can last approximately 10 to 20 minutes.

Registration for the resource fair is free and currently open. Those wanting to attend are asked to register at Parking is limited, and public transportation is encouraged. Bus stops for route 53/80/560 are within walking distance of the District Office.

About the Rancho Santiago Community College District
Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of the Rancho Santiago Community College District, which serves the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Santa Ana, Villa Park, and portions of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, and Tustin. Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, and customized training for business and industry.

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Contact: Judy Iannacone

Phone: (714) 480-7503