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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) hosted her annual job fair, Aug. 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center, located at 800 Mount Vernon Place N.W. The event began with workshops, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., on federal jobs available despite the  sequester, top jobs available in the D.C. region, and resume tips.

The morning event was topped off by a Dress for Success Fashion Show. The job fair, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., featured many employers with opportunities for federal, state, local and private-sector jobs, and jobs for recent graduates.  The job fair was free, but was open to D.C. residents only.  Job-seekers needed proof of D.C. residency (photo ID, voter registration card, pay stub, utility bill, or lease).