TNCC Job Fair Helps Jobseekers Find Employment

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Thomas Nelson Community College will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, located at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton. The Fair is free and open to the public.

Representatives from many of the region’s top manufacturing, retail, finance and marketing businesses will attend to discuss current job openings, including full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. Some employers will conduct on-site interviews, so applicants are encouraged to dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes.

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Hot Career: TNCC Clinical Medical Assistant Program Prepares Students in 2 Months

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Medical Assisting is the sixth fastest growing job in the United States, according to the Department of Labor.  Individuals wishing to enter this exciting field can do so quickly with the fast-track Clinical Medical Assistant program at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC). Classes are now enrolling.

The program takes approximately 2 months to complete. “Most of the students in the first spring class had jobs before completing the program,” says Denise Siegfeldt, TNCC Director of Continuing and Professional Education.

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Workforce Development to Host Community Resource Fair

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People struggling to survive today’s economic turbulence may find some support at a Community Resource Fair scheduled Thursday, February 18 at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC), 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton.

The Empowering the Community Resource Fair sponsored by Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development and Peninsula Worklink will feature a variety of community vendors and employers on site to answer questions and provide helpful information to attendees.

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Summer Career Exploration Camps at Thomas Nelson to Expose High School Students to Future Careers & Professions

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THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA — Some local and area high school students will be off to camp this summer but not just your ordinary summer camp. Thanks to the Office of Outreach and Recruitment at Thomas Nelson Community College, these campers will be on the fast track to charting their college plans and future professions.

The College’s Outreach and Recruitment office is sponsoring career camps for high school students in June and July, according to Dr. Crystal Taylor, Outreach and Recruitment Director. The first camp which will focus on the college selection process is scheduled for June 26-29 with activities from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the College’s Historic Triangle campus. Beginning July 24, the second camp will run daily from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. through July 27 at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center in Hampton. This camp is designed to expose students to a variety of careers and professions, noted Taylor.

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