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CHARLOTTE--As Charlotte gets closer to hosting the Democratic National Convention, tourism officials are working to fill remaining part-time jobs. This will accommodate the thousands of delegates and media members who will soon flood to the Queen City.

A job fair was held through Saturday afternoon in uptown, to fill those spots.

Until 3:00 p.m. Saturday, those interested in part-time work during the
DNC could go to the convention center, fill out an application and be interviewed for a chance of earning some extra money during the biggest moment in the city of Charlotte's history.

The job fair allowed interested workers to fill out applications and be interviewed in a range of different part-time jobs during the conventions, including food and beverage, concessions and event staffers.

Interviews were done on a first come, first serve basis.

The job fair was hosted by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority.

Organizers say the convention offers a great opportunity for people to work up close and directly during the most unique event the region and state has ever witnessed.

“I think it's going to be a fantastic opportunity for the staff to really show off the customer service we can provide, and the magnitude of the event, we're very excited about that," said Steve Bagwell with the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority.

The event is expected to bring 35,000 to Charlotte, including 15,000 media members and 6,000 delegates.

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