There are two programs taking place during the upcoming 2010 WINDPOWER Conference and Exposition that may be of interest to job seekers. This conference will be held at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
Advance registration for the programs listed below ends on Friday, May 21. After this point, you can still register on-site to visit the job fair booths and attend the Careers in Wind seminars. Job Fair registration will be on Level 3 near the Arena on the "A" side of the building.
1.) WINDPOWER 2010 Job Fair
This event is designed for all experience levels and is free and open to the public. It will take place at the following times:
Monday, May 24, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, May 25, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, May 26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Organizations planning to attend include:
- American Superconductor - AMSC
- Broadwind Energy Inc.
- Energetx Composites, LLC
- GE Energy
- Horizon Wind Energy
- ILJIN America Corporation
- Naturener USA
- Nordex USA Inc.
- Northern Power Systems
- NRG Systems
- Siemens Wind Power A/S
- South Dakota Office of Economic Development
2.) Careers in Wind Seminars
These two programs are free and open to the public.
Session 1: Opportunities in Wind for Veterans
Monday, May 24, 10:00am - 1:00pm
This session focuses on the jobs in the wind industry that are especially suited for veterans, with concrete “how-to’s” on pursuing those jobs. The session features experts who specialize in helping vetrans with transitions from military to wind energy, as well as top managers from companies who will share information about the advantages of hiring vets.
Session 2: Careers in Wind: Starting Your Career in Wind Energy
Tuesday, May 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Wind energy needs a host of skilled, experienced workers from engineers to tradesman to business professionals to construction workers. This seminar will focus on how to look for opportunities in the wind industry, as well as, how you can apply your current skills. A brief overview of the wind industry will be included.
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