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Weirton Campus Job Fair Set

Posted 09/10/15

A Fall Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Weirton campus of West Virginia Northern Community College in partnership with the American Job Center network of Workforce West Virginia.

Tami Becker, counselor/career services at Northern, and Christy Yeager, one-stop operator at Workforce West Virginia, explained the Weirton Job Fair is designed to connect employers with candidates seeking seasonal, full- or part-time work and internship opportunities. Location of the fair is the campus at 150 Park Ave. on Weirton Heights.

Becker said the free event is open to the public as well as students and alumni from WVNCC. The counselor advises job seekers to dress professionally and have plenty of resumes available to distribute to the participating employers.

To this point, employers pre-registered to attend the event are Country Meadows, Rue 21 Distribution, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, Weirton Medical Center, Primerica, National Council on Aging, IC Staffing, COTRIAC, Cabela’s Distribution Center, IC Care, Wheeling Vet Center, Job Service, West Virginia Department of Rehabilitation Services, West Virginia Business College, Williams Lea and True Blue, Inc. Yeager said many others are expected to register before the deadline.