The Faces of Washington’s (Other) Jobs Crisis — PICTURES

Sept. 29, 2011, 2:13 p.m.

On a swel­ter­ing hot day in late sum­mer, or­gan­izers coun­ted a re­cord-break­ing 4,121 at­tendees at D.C. Del. Elean­or Holmes Norton‘s 14th an­nu­al jobs fair at the Wash­ing­ton Con­ven­tion Cen­ter. In this gal­lery, we take a look at some of the hope­ful job hunters who at­ten­ded, frantic­ally ap­plied for po­s­i­tions, and con­tin­ue to wait for bet­ter em­ploy­ment.