Virginia College in Shreveport will host a Career Fair Friday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the campus located at 2950 E. Texas St., Suite C. The event is free and open to the public and will feature career development opportunities, refreshments and giveaways.
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.
“Hosting a Career Fair presents such a valuable opportunity for students, local employers and community members,” says Campus President Shannon Warren. “Especially in today’s job market, networking is becoming increasingly valuable, and we are eager to help facilitate these professional connections. We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in our community and in the Shreveport job market with this career development event.”
Community partners and local employers representing hospitals, staffing agencies, information technology companies, IT Solutions, billing companies, casino entertainment businesses, insurance agencies, military, pharmacies and retail companies will be present at the Career Fair.
The event will also allow attendees to explore programs offered through Virginia College including: Business Administration, HVAC-R Technician, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Network and System Administration, Network Support Technician and Pharmacy Technician.
Also, 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 318-741-8020.
For more information about Virginia College in Shreveport, visit https://vc.edu/shreveport.