Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Career Development Opportunities at VWCC

Representatives from Clear Channel Radio, Fastenal Company, Gray’s Family Department Store, Inc., Radio Shack, United Rentals, and WSET-TV will be at the Career Premiere job fair next Tuesday (2/20) and have indicated they are interested in hiring Advertising, and Communications majors for full-time positions and summer internships. In addition, several other employers have indicated an interest in graduates of all majors and many employers have not specified a desired major.

Please share this information with adjunct faculty in your division and make sure that your students know about and take advantage of this once a year opportunity. As of today 78 employers are registered to attend the job fair.

For your reference, general information about this career fair that was previously sent is included below.

Thanks!

Gary Adkins
Hall Associates Career & Employment Assistance Center
Student Center, room 202

Career Premiere 2007

Virginia Western is partnering with Averett University, Bridgewater College, Ferrum College, Liberty University, Mary Baldwin College, and Radford University to offer a regional career fair on Tuesday, February 20, 2007. This career fair is called Career Premiere and will be held at the Wyndham Hotel from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On the day of the career fair students will be able to:
meet and talk with employers, and interview for current job openings
discuss the possibility of internships with employers
discuss future job possibilities with employers – both within their company and within the occupational field in general
Admission will be limited to students and alumni from the participating colleges. If you would like to attend, please stop by the Hall Associates Career & Employment Assistance Center in S202 to pick up a ticket. The list of participating employers is being updated continuously and is available in the Career Center and on the career fair web site:

www.CareerPremiereFair.com

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