TNCC Job Fair Helps Jobseekers Find Employment

Published: April 6, 2011

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.

In addition, jobseekers may attend career success seminars at the Fair. Examples of previous seminars include:

  • Writing winning resumes
  • Sharpening interviewing skills
  • Finding federal jobs
  • Starting a business

Applicants can also find information on the TNCC program offering free employment training to adults 18-24 years who need a GED. This program, Middle College, offers free training in nursing, medical coding and billing, welding, automotive and more.

For additional information, including a list of participating companies or to register your business visit or call 757-865-5882.

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Comment from Erica A. Johnson - April 8, 2011 at 5:53 pm

hello i wanted to know if there will be any child care jobs at the job fair? because that is what i am interseted in.

Comment from Thomas Nelson Community College - April 9, 2011 at 10:14 am

For specific information on the participating companies at the upcoming fair, please call TNCC Workforce Development (757) 825-2937 or (757) 865-3122. You may also email:

Comment from Victoria M. McWhorter - April 9, 2011 at 10:30 am

I am unable to attend this job fair due to previous committment. Is it possible to e-mail my resume directly to any of the companies who will be attending?
Thank you.

Comment from Thomas Nelson Community College - April 10, 2011 at 9:23 am

We have forwarded your inquiry to Workforce Development for clarification.

Comment from Karen - April 10, 2011 at 9:26 am

Good Morning;
Could you please give me information all information necessary to register for this event?

Also, how do I obtain a list of all the companies that will be there?

Thank you.

Comment from Thomas Nelson Community College - April 10, 2011 at 5:19 pm

We do not accept resumes to forward to the employers, but encourage you to submit your contact information/resume via the companies’ individual websites. For additional information please contact Franz Albertini with TNCC Workforce Development @ (757) 865-5882.

Companies that will be at the Job Fair:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • APAC
  • Autobell
  • Averett University
  • Bauer Compressors, Inc.
  • Bon Secours Virginia Health System
  • Canon
  • Care Advantage, Inc.
  • CarMax
  • Casey Auto Group
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Entercom
  • In Motion Hosting
  • Jefferson Lab
  • Kingsmill
  • Primerica
  • The Lee Group
  • Troop to Teachers
  • Truck Driver Training
  • Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA
  • Peninsula Worklink
  • Virginia Employment Commission
  • Wachovia Bank

Comment from Robin Thompson - April 11, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Is the above a complete list of all the companies that will be represented at the job fair? If so, do you know which companies will be performing onsite interviews at the job fair?
Thanks very much.
Robin Thompson

Comment from Sharolyn - April 11, 2011 at 4:24 pm

Thank you for your question Robin. The list of employers is current. We were expecting a couple more businesses, but they had not confirmed as of 4P today. Companies usually do not automatically plan to interview prospects. It all depends on the company, the people they have staffing their booth, and the amount of interest the prospects show. Although, all will accept your resume and give you their contact information. Please visit the employer’s booth you are interested in to inquire about their interview process.

Comment from Becky - August 29, 2011 at 10:34 pm

I was wondering if there was going to be job fair in Fall 2011 and if so, what are the dates?
Thank you

Comment from Thomas Nelson Community College - August 30, 2011 at 8:31 am

There will be a Fall 2011 Job Fair. Please continue to watch for updates and announcements as we draw closer to the event. Thank you.