The East Side Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 16, offers job seekers a great opportunity to hook up with companies ready to hire them. The event, hosted by SE Works and the Community Works Project, will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DHS East County Family Service Center, 11826 NE Glisan St.

More than 50 employers will be ready to talk about current job openings. Here’s just a sampling of the businesses, government entities and others expected to attend:

  • Nike
  • Boeing
  • Job Corps
  • TriMet
  • The cities of Gresham and Portland
  • Fred Meyer
  • Gunderson
  • Providence Health
  • Aramark
  • Bridgetown Natural Foods
  • Del Monte Foods
  • FedEx
  • UPS
  • Ajinomoto Foods
  • Hydro Extruded Solutions
  • Sapa Extrusion
  • Impact NW
  • Timberline Lodge
  • Pacific Coast Fruit
  • Mary’s Harvest
  • Duck Delivery
  • Hilton
  • Portland Bottling Produce
  • Unitus Credit Union
  • Darigold
  • Platt Electric
  • OR Laborers
  • Service Master
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Albertina Kerr
  • AAA of Oregon
  • 3Degrees
  • Metro

You’re not required to get a ticket, but SE Works suggests you sign up at Eventbrite, which will add the job fair to your calendar.

Off-street parking is available, and you can get to the DHS center by TriMet bus #25, which runs infrequently, or #73, which travels along 122nd Avenue.