The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will host its fall semester Job & Career Fair providing job seekers with employment opportunities in various industries and career fields.
The fair is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 6, in the West P.E. gymnasium, located on the college’s Valencia campus.
The event will feature a wide range of employers seeking to fill entry, middle and upper level job opportunities, as well as free workshops for attendees.
For companies that are unable to attend this year’s event, an on-site “virtual job fair” hosted by KHTS AM 1220, will allow job seekers to apply for additional job opportunities.
“The Job & Career Fair has become an invaluable resource for job seekers and employers in the Santa Clarita Valley,” said Gina Bogna, Dean of Career Services and Special Programs at the college. “We ask that job seekers do research beforehand and come to the Fair prepared with copies of their resumes and questions to ask potential employers.”
The fair, which is expected to draw more than 100 employers, will also provide LinkedIn workshops to teach attendees the importance of maintaining a professional online presence.
Parking will be free in all student lots until 2 p.m. on the day of the event.
The COC Job & Career Center will also host a pair of Resume Rally events where students and community members can create a new resume, or have their current resume critiqued, prior to attending the college’s Job & Career Fair events.
Resume Rally events are scheduled for the following dates and times:
- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, Canyon Country Campus (Room 202A, Career Center)
- 10 a.m. –6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, Valencia Campus (Canyons Hall 102, Career Center)
All Job & Career Fair and Resume Rally events are free to students and community members, with no appointments needed and attendees able to drop in anytime.
For the Resume Rally events, attendees without student parking passes should be prepared to purchase a one-day pass for $3, or print out a Resume Rally flyer from the college’s Career Services website and place it on their car’s dashboard on the day of the event.
For more information about the upcoming Fall 2017 Job & Career Fair or to view a list of participating employers and workshop schedule, please call (661) 362-3286 or visit the event’s website.