slo partnersSLO Partners are recruiting local businesses all over San Luis Obispo County to partner in the fifth year of the “Just 1” campaign. Every high school district will hold a Career Opportunity event in the spring. Help inspire future careers and grow local talent by interviewing high school students with the intent of offering “just 1” student a career opportunity. Some possible opportunities are: a one-day job shadow, a paid or unpaid internship, an industry mentor, or a part-time job. The opportunities can be tailored to individual needs. Last year over 400 students interviewed countywide with over 100 businesses large and small. SLO Partners’ goal this year is to connect even more businesses with students. Sign up today at

The dates for each school district’s career fair are:

March 7, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Paso Robles HS, Templeton HS, and Shandon HS

March 19, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.: San Luis Obispo HS, Morro Bay HS, and Coast Union HS

April 3, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.: New Tech HS & Nipomo HS

April 4, 1:20 p.m.- 2:45 p.m.: Atascadero HS

April 19, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Arroyo Grande HS

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About SLO Partners

SLO Partners was formed under the aegis of the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education in 2014 to address college and career readiness among the county’s student population. SLO Partners’ mission is to engage business partners and educators in aligning workforce needs with career and college pathways and provide work experience opportunities to ensure that students have the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the workplace and businesses have the skilled workers required for a sound growing economy. SLO Partners is committed to collaborating with local businesses and education for pathways to opportunity and skilled local talent.