RALEIGH – The State of North Carolina will participate in a virtual career fair held tomorrow focusing on recruiting job candidates with disabilities.

According to a media notice, the virtual career fair will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“North Carolina State Government will be represented at this virtual job fair to recruit applicants interested in public service careers for competitive opportunities at agencies and locations across North Carolina,” the media statement reads.

“Opportunities are available for every level of candidate, from experienced professionals to recent college graduates and college students with disabilities, to meet online with state agency recruiters from across North Carolina.”

Registration for the virtual event, which appears to be hosted by Bender Consulting Services, Inc., and uses technology from CareerEco, can be located online.

Participants are encouraged to create an online profile in NEOGOV, the state jobs portal, media statement reads.

The event is the third annual virtual career event and is a part of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s Employment First initiative, which seeks “to provide competitive, integrated employment for individuals with disabilities,” according to the notice.  Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 92 on March 28, 2019.