CharKoosta News: Senator Tester visits SKC job fair

PABLO — Over 550 people walked through the Salish Kootenai College Job Fair last week that included over 300 SKC students, 60 high school students, 20 Kicking Horse Job Corps students, and approximately 160 community members.

The Job Fair is yearly collaboration hosted by SKC Career Services, Student Support Services, the Indigenous Math and Science Institute (IMSI), and Lake County Job Service. The Job Fair was held last Tuesday at the Joe McDonald Health and Wellness Center.

There were 91 businesses signed up to offer informational booths, according to SKC Career Center data.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., conducted closing remarks that happened to be initiated by his office, according to the SKC career center. “It was days before the fair, we got a call that he was in the area and asked if he could give the closing address,” Terry Cordier, SKC Career Center staff said. The request was quickly affirmed. “We were happy to have him,” she added.

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