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More than 500 jobs will be available at the Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Spring Job Fair, Wednesday, April 2, at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center. The event runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with career success workshops that feature such topics as resume writing and interviewing skills beginning at 2 p.m.
More than 60 representatives will be on hand from Alcoa, Busch Gardens, Canon, city governments, Colonial Williamsburg, Northrop Grumman, Walgreen’s, and UPS, among others. Many employers will be actively conducting interviews on site, while others will collect resumes to schedule appointments with qualified candidates. “Bring a resume and dress to impress” is the guide.
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Thomas Nelson Community College’s Office of Outreach and Recruitment in conjunction with the Virginia Tech Prep Consortium is giving high school counselors the opportunity to earn a professional development certificate through participation in a one-day workshop. The event which is also open to TNCC counselors is set for Thursday, Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton.
The workshop is designed to arm counselors with a wealth of information to strengthen their academic and/or career advisement capabilities, according to the College’s Outreach and Recruitment Director Dr. Crystal Taylor. She said the session will enable counselors to offer a wider array of options to their students who seek assistance making post graduation or career plans. Among topics included in the six-hour session are career pathways, associate degree and other programs offered by TNCC, internships and cooperative education opportunities. Also on the day’s agenda are a working lunch and a field trip to Sentara Hospital.