U.S. Attorney's Office Holding Job Fair

Posted: Updated:
U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler
INDIANAPOLIS -

The office of U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler, along with the IU McKinney School of Law, will host a job and resource fair in Indianapolis Friday. The event targets individuals who have previously been incarcerated.

The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Julia Carson Center at 300 East Fall Creek Parkway North Drive. Minkler's office says the goal is to help re-entrants meet with local employers from a wide range of industries.

"Reintegrating individuals into our community from federal and state prisons is a responsibility I am passionate about," said Minkler. "For me, this is a public safety issue. Gainfully employed re-entrants are much less likely to commit crimes. I hope our community shares my commitment to assist these individuals in becoming contributing citizens."

Some of the employers at the job and resource fair include:

  • Eskenazi Health 
  • Mays Chemical Company
  • Goodwill
  • Barber Construction
  • All Building Trades
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Golden Corral
  • Labor Union – Local #20
  • Professional Building Maintenance
  • Sheet Metal Workers #20
  • Chipotle
  • Jiffy Lube

Minkler's office says other construction and union organizations will be on hand as well. The event will also include free assistance in resume writing, interview skills and mock job interviews. Participants can also receive assistance with application etiquette, dress for success and job readiness.

  • Perspectives

    • How to Build an Effective Team

      Many leaders who are looking to increase overall productivity at their company are implementing collaborative team environments. This growing trend is backed up by a recent study that states collaborative work environments lead to an increase in overall profitability. However, teams are only effective if built correctly. Don’t expect a group of employees to work well together if you throw them in a room without cultivating any sort of trust or team building.

    More

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • UPDATE: Nestl√© Details Fort Wayne Layoffs

      Virginia-based Nestlé USA says only 40 employees will be laid off at the company's Fort Wayne distribution center. A spokesperson for Nestlé tells Inside INdiana Business a WARN Notice filed with the state incorrectly stated the facility would close at the end of the year, affecting nearly 70 workers.

    • Eleven Fifty to Move Headquarters

      Eleven Fifty Academy has announced plans to relocate. The nonprofit coding academy says it will invest $5 million to move its national headquarters to a 25,000-square-foot space in downtown Indianapolis near the Indiana Statehouse. Eleven Fifty says it will maintain its existing space in Fishers and has additional plans to add more locations statewide in the future. The organization says it aims to bring its staff to more than 150 over the next six years. Founder Scott Jones...

    • Purdue Startup Targets Airline Food Carts

      A Purdue University-affiliated student startup thinks its innovation will help airlines become more efficient. Operating out of the Purdue Railyard, FlykeART has developed what it calls a lighter and smarter galley cart for airlines, which co-founder Yuhan Roh says could save airlines millions of dollars in fuel costs. The slimmer cart design, according to Purdue, would also help make the carts less of an injury threat for travelers. On The INnovators with Dr. K, Roh said...

    • Gateway Park will lead into the downtown district.

      Plans For New Muncie Facility Halted

      Plans for a $75 million project at the former BorgWarner site in Muncie have come to a halt.  Nigel Morrison, director of Waelz Sustainable Products LLP says “a campaign of misinformation tainted the process and ultimately made it impossible for the city council to continue supporting the project.” The project was first announced in January and was slated to create up to 90 new jobs. The announcement follows the opposition of Muncie residents who...

    • Northern Indiana Telemarketer Sentenced in Scheme

      A Merrillville telemarketer has been sentenced to over five years in prison for his role in a $10 million scheme to defraud mostly elderly victims in the United States. Carlin Woods, 35, pleaded guilty in 2017 to a count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, one count of wire fraud and another conspiracy count to commit money laundering.