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TCC SPRING JOB FAIR TO SHOWCASE 70 AREA EMPLOYERS
~ Plus, 3 job fairs on TCC campuses feature more employers ~
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Feb. 12, 2008) – Tidewater Community College announces its annual spring Job Fair. The free fair gives students, graduates and job seekers a leg up in today’s competitive market, presenting more than 70 businesses and organizations under one roof.
Set for Wednesday, March 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Advanced Technology Center on TCC’s Virginia Beach Campus, the Job Fair offers information on career positions, internship or part-time job opportunities.
Employers range from Advance Auto Parts to KinderCare to Optima Health to WTVZ. Career possibilities include private-sector opportunities with AMERIGROUP, Colonna’s Shipyard and Stihl, in addition to government jobs with Chesapeake Fire Department, Norfolk Police Department and Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation.
The Job Fair, sponsored by TCC’s Student Employment Services Office, is free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required. Participants should bring multiple copies of their resumes.
~ In addition, job seekers can explore three more, free, campus-based career fairs: ~
- April 9, 9 a.m.-noon, Bays 3 & 4, Beazley Building, Portsmouth Campus
- April 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rm. 2057, Whitehurst Building, Chesapeake Campus
- April 17, for careers related to communications; professional attire and resume required, 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., Rm. 4235, TCC Roper Performing Arts Center, Norfolk Campus. (for information)
For directions, click campus maps. For general information about all TCC job fairs, call the Information Center at 822-1122.
Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and workforce development services in Hampton Roads - enrolls over 38,000 students annually, the second largest undergraduate student body in Virginia. The 35th largest community college in the nation, TCC is among the 20 fastest-growing large two-year institutions in the United States. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-six percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information,