Employment Conference For Those Living With Disabilities Offered In East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK – On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the East Brunswick Hilton will be the site for an employment conference, entitled, “It’s All About Work.” This full day conference will address the unique employment concerns of individuals with disabilities and will help define some of the steps involved in finding appropriate employment.

The morning will feature a keynote address by Dr. Phil Rumrill Jr., professor and coordinator of the rehabilitation counseling program and director of the center for disability studies at Kent State University in Ohio. Dr. Rumrill is also the founding director of the Multiple Sclerosis Employment Assistance Service, which provides vocational services and supports to people with multiple sclerosis across the United States.

There will be an employer meet and greet session after the keynote address. Participants are encouraged to dress for success and bring their resume. Among those potential employers attending are Staples, Withum, Smith, Brown, CPA; Kessler Rehabilitation; Hilton Hotels; CentraState Medical Center; Deloitte & Touche LLP; and Employment Horizons along with many others.

During the afternoon session participants can choose from three different workshops that will address making employment, technology and transportation work for you. Both a breakfast and lunch are included in the day-long program.

Registration is free but at $10 deposit is required to hold you spot which will be refunded the day of the conference at check-in. For more information or to register, contact Pat Evertz at 1-800-344-4867, Press Option #2, Extension (43205) or e-mail to pat.evertz@nmss.org.

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