Oregon Tradeswomen's Career Fair
Oregon Tradeswomen’s Annual Career Fair is an interactive, trades-related Career Event highlighting apprenticeship and debt-free career options for lucrative careers in the skilled construction trades. It is one of the most exciting and engaging career fairs in our region dedicated to the construction industry!
Given COVID-19 restrictions, we had to cancel this incredible event in both 2020 and in 2021, but plan to bring this interactive event back in person on May 13th and 14th, 2022!
Oregon Tradeswomen's Career Fair connects thousands of students and job seekers to the wide variety of exciting careers in the skilled construction trades and supports local industry and businesses find qualified, skilled workers.
While focused on presenting these career options to female-identified job seekers, Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair is open to everyone! Most workshops are managed by tradeswomen, demonstrating the power and potential of a truly diverse workforce.
2022 Event Dates:
Friday, May 13th - School Day
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
For students attending with their school - registration required, no fee to participate
Saturday, May 14th - Public Day
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Everyone welcome for free - no registration required
NECA/IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way
Portland OR 97230
Thank you to NECA/IBEW Electrical Training Center and IBEW Local 48 for hosting Oregon Tradeswomen's Career Fair again in 2022!
Employers + Training Providers
Please join us to expand your workforce!
Registration will open here on January 26, 2022.
Introduce your students to debt-free career education.
School registration opens January 20, 2022.
Come find the career you've been looking for - or one you may have never imagined! Details about this years event will be posted in April, including how to download this year’s event app, the list of hands on activities and workshops, as well as the participating Unions, companies, government and other organizations participating in Oregon Tradeswomen’s 2022 Career Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
The event is FREE and we offer FREE onsite childcare. There will be FREE shuttle service from the Gateway Transit Center as well as LIMITED onsite parking.
Our volunteers are the best and are truly the POWER behind Oregon Tradeswomen’s annual Career Fair! Stay Tuned! Volunteer Registration opens in the Spring 2022.
LiUNA representatives talk with Career Fair attendees about apprenticeship and the opportunities for debt-free training and education as a Union Laborer.
Senator Ron Wyden visited Oregon Tradeswomen's annual Career Fair. He enjoyed learning about the great work happening in our region to expand access to apprenticeship and debt-free career education opportunities.
Middle School Girls show their enthusiasm at the Ironworkers Local 29 workshop at Oregon Tradeswomen's Career Fair!