UpSkill 901 Career Fair

The UpSkill 901 Career Fair took place on October 30 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Pipkin Building in Tiger Lane.

Couldn't make the Career Fair? There's still time to find a job or training opportunity! Visit our Virtual Career Fair and apply for an opportunity online. More jobs will be added to the virtual career fair over the next few weeks so check back often for more opportunities!

Visit the UpSkill 901 Virtual Career Fair

Over 60 companies Participated in the UpSkill 901 Career Fair

Participating companies with open positions and currently hiring included:

  • Alsco
  • Amazon
  • Atlantic Track
  • AT&T
  • Baptist Memorial Health Care
  • Barr Brands International
  • C. Foster Construction
  • City of Memphis
  • Code Crew
  • Core Civic
  • Dot Transpiration
  • Elvis Presley Enterprise
  • FedEx
  • Hino Motors Manufacturing
  • Hire Memphis
  • KPower Global Logistics
  • McKesson
  • Memphis Electrical JATC
  • Memphis Light Gas and Water
  • Natureplex LLC Pharmaceuticals
  • Nike
  • Olymbec USA LLC
  • Pandrol USA
  • Regional One Hospital
  • Riviana Foods
  • Technicolor
  • Teleflex Inc.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • The J. M. Smucker Company
  • Vitalant

The day also featured service providers and community based organizations providing clinics and onsite registration for job seekers. Some of those programs included:


  • Amnesty Program
     - Expungement
     - Driver’s License
  • Federal Bonding
  • Entrepreneurship


  • American Job Centers
  • Training Programs
  • Social Services (Veterans, Dept. of Human Services, AARP, etc.)


Billion Dollar Challenge Success stories 





Title Sponsor:
Bank of America Horizontal-1

Gold Sponsor:

FedEx logo         Nike

Silver Sponsor:


Platinum Sponsors:
AARP_TN_4c  Colliers International    kruger_products       Smuckers     Southwest TN Community College-01


For more information about this event contact Beverly Davis: (901) 543-3547

Pillar discussion December Meetings

Re-entry Pillar

Champions: Adrena Jackson and CJ Harris

December 10, 2019 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Benjamin Hooks Library, Humphreys Room - L70

Faith-based Pillar

Champions:  Rev. Ayana Watkins

December 10, 2019 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Greater Memphis Chamber


Opportunity Adults Pillar

Champions: Jenny Carmichael and Rhonnie Brewer

December 11, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Benjamin Hooks Central Library, Room C, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis TN  38111

Education Pillar

Champions: Dr. Robin Cole, Jamilica Burke and Dr. Tracy Hall

December 12, 2019 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Southwest TN Community College Union Campus

UNS-106 in the Nursing Building

*The building is located on the corner of Myrtle and Union across from Sun Studio,

**Parking is available in the parking garage behind the building.

Youth Pillar

Champions: Michael Harris and Pastor James Kirkwood

December 13, 2019 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South, 307 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103