Those looking for work or interested in pursuing a new career in the lower South Sound will have an opportunity to network and explore career options next week.

The fall hiring event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Capital Mall in Olympia. It is presented by WorkSource, the Thurston County Chamber, and the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council.

Full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions will be advertised. Work is available in several industries, from manufacturing, finance and clerical fields to sales, customer services, hospitality and retail, according to the chamber.

Warehouse-distribution, child care, and healthcare positions are also available.

Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their résumés. The event, which runs from noon to 4 p.m., is open to the public and does not require preregistration.