Concord University hosts career fair

Local - 3/20/2014 4:32 PM by Stuart Hammer

ATHENS – A Mercer County school hosts an all-day career fair for students to get a head start on finding a job.

Concord University in Athens welcomed students to its ballroom today.

Whether they were looking for a specific opportunity or just browsing for ideas and feedback, businesses and services were represented and welcoming to students.

Officials say they are very happy with the turnout and are glad to be able to provide such a useful tool.

“There's been several tables that's given me points for my resume, so I’m going to back and adjust my resume,” says a student just looking around.

Other students were looking for more specific help in the nature field.

“A lot of stuff with the New River Gorge and just outdoor adventure stuff.”

“The National Parks Service and the State Parks cause that's the career field I’d like to get into.”

Officials say the opportunity to network with future employers is priceless.


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