FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2018
Traffic and Transportation Club of Greater New Orleans
Traffic and Transportation Club of Greater New Orleans Kicks Off Summer Learning Program with Logistics Career Fair at Port of New Orleans
New Orleans, La – The Traffic and Transportation Club of Greater New Orleans (TTCGNO), in collaboration with KIPP New Orleans Schools, The Port of New Orleans and the Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center, will hold a logistics-focused career fair for 10-12th graders from KIPP New Orleans high schools on the April 11, 2018 at the Port of New Orleans.
In celebration of New Orleans’ tricentennial TTCGNO presents its first Logistics Career Fair and Summer Learning Program. This joint partnership with industry and educations will introduce area students to careers in logistics. Beginning with the career fair, this learning experience will expand into internships for up to 20 students participating in the career fair with local logistics education programs and employers.
Delgado Maritime and Industrial Training Center; UNO Transportation Institute (UNOTI); Intermarine; Port Of New Orleans; Port of New Orleans Harbor Police; NAVIVAN Corporation and New Orleans Public Belt will all have representatives on hand to discuss careers and educational programs related to logistics.
The Logistics Career Fair and Summer Learning Program emphasizes the Club’s goal of promoting educational programs and encouraging the discussion of transportation and logistics. This starts with introducing young people to careers in transportation and logistics that exist locally, nationally and globally. TTCGNO and its partners and membership see this as an ideal way to celebrate our city’s 300th birthday – promoting education and the economic development for the next 300 years.
The Traffic and Transportation Club of Greater New Orleans was established in 1924 and has been a supporter of the local transportation industry ever since. The Club’s objectives are to cultivate closer relations between those directly interested in freight and passenger transportation; to promote education programs and to encourage the study and discussion of transportation subjects and interchange of thoughts ideas thereon between members; to inspire those in traffic work to the importance and dignity of their profession; and to lend support, if consistent, to all organizations engaged in the promotion of international and domestic trade.
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