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New Castle School of Trades to Hold Largest Job Fair in Lawrence County

Press Release

NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania – New Castle School of Trades (NCST) is set to host one of the largest job fairs in the area with over 100 employers on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free to attend and open to the public. Students, guests, and exhibitors can enjoy local food trucks with various food and drinks available for purchase.

This will be the 6th consecutive year NCST will host a major hiring event on their campus. Companies are looking to hire for various skilled trade positions. NCST offers 11 skilled trade programs in various industries, including Automotive Technology & transportation, Building Technology, Refrigeration and A/C Technology, and more.

NCST places a strong focus on student career opportunities and has developed meaningful relationships with area employers for over 75 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately four million trade jobs are ready to be filled today. NCST continues to adapt its programs alongside local employers to train qualified tradespeople to fill in-demand industry job openings. PI&I Motor Express, Nick Strimbu Inc, Republic Services, and Apostolakis/Shenango Honda are among the many 2022 job fair sponsors that partner with NCST to advocate for careers in the trades.

“The signing of the bipartisan infrastructure bill will bring more than $9.7 billion into the region, creating an even greater demand for men and women in the skilled trades,” said NCST President Rex Spaulding. “Our career fair is a great opportunity to bring employers and the next generation of highly skilled employees together,” he added.

Since its founding in 1945, New Castle School of Trades (NCST) has become one of the premier trade schools in the Pennsylvania and Ohio area. Over the last 75 years, NCST has evolved from educating students to training them to become more sophisticated and innovative craftsmen who will be tomorrow’s highly skilled technicians.