Essex County College will host its annual Fall Career Fair on Friday, November 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its main campus at 303 University Avenue, Newark. The event will be held in the College’s Gymnasium.
The Career Fair is sponsored by Essex’s Office of Student Development & Counseling and Training, Inc. The College is partnering with the City of Newark and the Prudential Center to provide the semi-annual event. Through a sponsorship, Prudential is funding costs associated with the event.
“Essex County College has a long-standing tradition of providing workforce development opportunities for the residents of Newark and Essex County,” said Dr. Gale E. Gibson, Essex County College President. “We are enthusiastic about our partnerships with the City of Newark and the Prudential Center in that we can expand our outreach far into the community and assist more residents with finding jobs.”
Rahaman Muhammad, Deputy Mayor for the City of Newark said, “We are excited to work with Essex County College, Prudential Center and all of our partners to provide this year’s Career Fair. We understand that now more than ever, employment and training opportunities are necessary to strengthen families and the greater Newark community.”
“We’re proud to partner with the City of Newark and Essex County College on this year’s Career Fair,” said Jim Leonard, Senior Vice President Community Investment for PruCenter and the New Jersey Devils. “The network of employers assembled is impressive and will provide job opportunities in a variety of fields to those attending.”
Employers expected to attend the Career Fair will represent a wide spectrum of businesses including information technology, health/nursing/EMT, transportation and finance. Information on internships and co-op opportunities will also be available.
Additional information is available by contacting the College’s Office of Student Development & Counseling at (973) 877-3350.
The following companies will have representatives at the Career Fair, with more to come by November 14.
Academy Staffers, The U.S. Air Force, All State, Alternatives, Inc., ATC Healthcare, Avon, Balanco’s Barber & Beauty Academy, Calvary Staffing, College Nannies and Tutors, Council for Airport Opportunity, Dunamis Healthcare, Elite Healthcare, Inc., Essex County College – Corporate Business Center, Everas Community Services, Inc., Family Resource Network, Garden State Community Bank, The Grove, Infinite Direct, Journey Masters Logistics, LLC, Loving Hands Health Care Services, National Career Institute (NCI), NJ Transit, Our House, Inc., New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Pennsylvania State Police, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and Primerica.
Also, Quality Dental School, Ranstad in Care of FedEx Ground, Select Medical Rehab, Select Staffing, ShopRite, TD Bank, Universal Institute, UPS, Urban League of Essex County, USA Support Group, Valley Healthcare Services, Verizon Wireless, Xerox/NJ Family Care, YMCA of Newark and Vicinity.