Career Fair features more than 50 employers

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg is partnering with Workforce West Virginia to host its Spring 2016 Career Fair on Apr. 6 at 10 a.m. The annual career fair will be held at the WVU Parkersburg College Activities Center. The first hour is exclusively for students, and then the event will open to the public at 11 a.m.

“We always have a great turnout at these events. Survey results from our last fair stated that employers, students and community members felt the career fair helped them with their employment needs,” said Robin Ambrozy, Director of Degree Completion and Extended Learning.

Businesses expected to be in attendance to discuss employment opportunities include Adecco, Alliance Industries, AmeriCorps at Washington State Community College, Boley Enterprises, Inc., Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg, Buckeye Hills-HVRDD/Area Agency on Aging 8, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Colonial Life, Comfort Keepers of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Coordinated Council of Independent Living /WVs Choice, Cracker Barrel, Danser, Edward Jones, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Extras Support Staffing, FirstEnergy, Hi-Vac Corporation, Hollister, Home Helpers, iHeart Media, Interim Healthcare, International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers, JCDC, Kelly Services, Lakin Correctional Center, Manpower, Memorial Health System, Millwright Local 1755 JATC, Molemaster Services, North Central Regional Jail, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Ohio Valley Truck Driver Training School, On-Board PMO, Panhandle Support Services, Parkersburg Correctional Center, PhysAssist Scribes, Pioneer City Casting, Pressley Ridge, Resource / Pactiv, Results Radio, Sanitary Linen Services, Schwan’s Home Service, SDR/Star Plastics, Suddenlink, Surge Staffing, SW Resources, The Wyngate Senior Living Community, United Talent Staffing Services, UPS, US Army Healthcare, WesBanco Bank, Inc., West Virginia Ag. Statistics Services, West Virginia University at Parkersburg Admissions Office, Westbrook Health Services, Western & Southern Financial, WV Department of Health and Human Resources, WV Division of Personnel, WVU Medicine – Camden Clark Medical Center, WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals.

To get more information about the career fair or about the businesses who will be in attendance, contact Sandy Swisher at 304.424.8304.


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