Local campus to participate in national event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – March 6, 2018 – Virginia College in Columbia will host a Career Fair Tuesday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch Road. The event is free and open to the public and will feature career development opportunities, refreshments and giveaways. Resume Writing and Job Search and Interviewing Tips workshops also will be offered. Event attendees 18 and older can enter to win prizes such as a Chromebook or four $25 gift cards. Members of the community planning to attend must register with the campus prior to the event by calling 803-509-7100.
The event is part of Virginia College parent company Education Corporation of America’s national Career Fair events being held at 69 other Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Golf Academy of America, Ecotech Institute and Virginia College locations throughout 19 states.
WHAT: Virginia College Career Fair
WHEN: Tuesday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Resume Writing Workshop: 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Job Search and Interviewing Tips Workshop: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Virginia College in Columbia - 7201 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29223
“Hosting a Career Fair presents such a valuable opportunity for students, local employers and community members,” says Campus President Shan Pollitt. “In today’s job market, networking is becoming increasingly valuable, and the staff at Virginia College is eager to help facilitate these professional connections. We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in our community and in the Columbia job market through this event.”
Community partners and local employers representing hospitals, medical practices, employment agencies, salons, South Carolina’s state government employer and local businesses will be in attendance.
The event will also allow attendees to explore programs offered through Virginia College including: Business Administration, Cosmetology, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Office Specialist, Network Support Technician, Pharmacy Technician and Surgical Technology.
About Virginia College and Education Corporation of America
Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a leader in the postsecondary career school market with 70 locations and a current enrollment of over 30,000 students. ECA holdings include Virginia College, Golf Academy of America, Ecotech Institute, Brightwood Career Institute and Brightwood College. Holdings also include the fully online New England College of Business which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
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