Need a job? Several companies, school districts hiring across the Houston area

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HOUSTON – Need a new gig?

Several companies and school districts in the Houston area are hiring right now.

Here is a list of job fairs happening soon:

Galveston College

Galveston College will host a Workforce Programs Job Fair and Hiring event on July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Abe and Annie Seibel Wing, located at the college’s main campus at 4015 Avenue Q in Galveston.

The job fair, which is free and open to the public, will focus on the following industries: electrical and electronics, welding, instrumentation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, cosmetology and health care.

Employers include ExxonMobil, Valero Texas City Refinery, University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, INEOS, the city of Galveston and more.

Job seekers are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their résumé. For more information, call 409-944-1410.


McDonald’s restaurants across Texas are set to hire 22,000 employees this summer. Those interested are encouraged to apply at their local restaurant starting now. McDonald’s is offering flexible work schedules, career advancement opportunities and tuition assistance.

Job seekers can visit to learn more and apply to a restaurant near them, or text ‘apply’ to 38000 to start an application via text.

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