Press Release
June 26, 2020

Statewide Virtual Job Fair to Offer More than 1,000 Positions

SALT LAKE CITY (June 26, 2020) – The Utah Department of Workforce Services is hosting a virtual job fair June 30. The event is completely online and is free for anyone interested in finding a new job. 

More than 80 employers plan to attend with more than 1,000 jobs available, from retail to health care to manufacturing to tech. 

For this job fair, people can participate from their own computer or smartphone. After logging in, participants will be able to see a digital floor plan with rows of booths, each representing an employer. After clicking on an employer booth, the user can see the company profile, job openings and social media. They can also start a live chat with a hiring representative and share their resume. Employers can schedule interviews or even make job offers on the spot.

The timing of the virtual job fair could be important for Utahns who are currently receiving unemployment benefits, because the additional weekly $600 federal benefit ends July 25. 

The statewide virtual job fair is Tuesday, June 30, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. To participate, job seekers need to pre-register at The department is also offering an online workshop the day before to help job seekers get the most out of the virtual job fair.