LatPro Hosts April 16 New York City Career Fair for Multicultural Job Seekers

The third installment of LatPro’s National Diversity Job Fair Series will visit the Metropolitan Pavilion.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – March 16, 2009 – Diversity job board LatPro ( will continue its 2009 diversity career fair series with a multicultural event in New York City. Held in partnership with the National Society for Hispanic Professionals (, the job fair will take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Thursday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LatPro decided to return to New York City after hosting two highly successful New York City career fairs in 2008.

Jobseekers attending the 2009 NYC Diversity Career Fair will have the opportunity to network with fellow Hispanic professionals and local chapters of Latino organizations, in addition to meeting representatives from employers such as the CIA, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYSE, Boehringer Ingelheim, the U.S. Department of State and many more.

Admission is free for all job seekers. Professional dress is required. Jobseekers can pre-register at:

“The 2008 New York City Diversity Job Fairs were highly attended events last year, attracting more than 2,100 jobseekers and many top organizations,” said Ricardo Villalba, Events Manager for NSHP. “Based on our consistent and overwhelming success of the events in this city, New York City topped our list of host cities again for the 2009 Career Fair Series.”

Designed for multicultural jobseekers, the April event is the third of LatPro’s 2009 season of nine diversity career fairs to be held across the United States for Hispanic and bilingual professionals.

The remaining 2009 Career Fair schedule includes:

March 19 - Navy Pier (Lakeview Terrace), Chicago, IL
April 16 - Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY
May 21 - Trinity Center at Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
June 4 - Long Beach Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
August 27 – To be determined, Atlanta, GA
September 24 - Trinity Center at Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
October 22 - Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX
November 5 - To be determined, Phoenix, AZ

For more details, exhibitor and sponsorship information, contact:
(954) 727-3863

Established in 1997, LatPro is the worldwide leader in online employment resources for Hispanic and bilingual professionals. With over 329,000 registered candidates and 90 of the Fortune 100 companies using its award-winning service, the site (available in English, Spanish and Portuguese) is the premier career destination for Latino and bilingual professionals throughout the U.S. and Latin America.

LatPro, Inc. Contact:
Rob Steward

About The National Society for Hispanic Professionals
The National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP), a non-profit organization with more than 20,000 registered members, works to empower Hispanic professionals with connections, networking and leadership opportunities, as well as information on education, scholarships, careers and entrepreneurship. NSHP seeks to ensure the inclusion of Hispanics in corporate America at a level commensurate with the representation of Hispanic Americans within our communities.

NSHP Contact:
Ricardo Villalba

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