The College Town development team will host another job fair to help continue the hiring process at the 500,000-square-foot mixed-use project, according to a city press release.
College Town, located at the corner of Elmwood and Mt. Hope Avenues, includes a mix of retail, dining, lodging and other services.
“College Town is bringing hundreds of jobs to Rochester, which is adding safety and vitality to our neighborhoods, and making them better places for our children to grow and learn,” said Mayor Lovely Warren. “I would like to thank the development team, and our community partners, for organizing this job fair to connect hundreds of local youth, students and adult job seekers to these employment opportunities.”
The job fair will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., March 3, at St. Anne Church, 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue.
According to officials, the employers that will be on-site include: the Hilton Garden Inn, Constantino’s Market, Insomnia Cookies, The Beer Market, and others.
In addition, officials said attendees should be at least 16 years old, and are encouraged to bring copies of their resume, along with a pen and notebook.
“The College Town Rochester Job Fair is a great opportunity for all of the employers at College Town, and we’re grateful for the city’s partnership in promoting this event,” said Adam Branscomb, of Fairmount Properties. “This event will link new College Town businesses with the workforce who will help implement and sustain the new hotel, grocery store, and other shops and restaurants.
The University of Rochester, the city of Rochester, development partners Fairmount Properties and Gilbane Development, and Mt. Hope neighborhood leaders have all collaborated to create College Town, city officials stated.