Everybody wanted to go to Mo’s. As one teen looks over the job application, a representative from Modell’s talks to other prospective employees. Local teens jammed the Teen Library on Beach 20 Street in Far Rockaway Monday afternoon as more than 50 companies vied for their attention at a teen job fair sponsored by the peninsula’s libraries.
Online applications were available for fifty percent of the companies who were participating. Delta, JetBlue, CitiField, Home Depot, UPS, Verizon, FedEx, Chase Bank, Target, Lowe’s, the New York City Police Department and Michael’s craft store were among those seeking applications at the job fair.
Denean Ferguson, of the 101 Precinct Community Council, watches as job fair attendees hit the computer banks. Fifty percent of the companies that took part had applications available online. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg
A staff member of one of Rockaway’s libraries helps a young woman apply online for a job at UPS.
Job seekers speak with representatives from, among others, the Queens District Attorney’s Office and the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation.