Gwinnett Tech Hosts Spring Job Fair Wednesday, March 23

GWINNETT — On March 23, 2016 Gwinnett Tech students and alumni will have a golden opportunity to meet face to face with more than 50 employers that are actively seeking to hire employees with the very skills taught here at Gwinnett Tech.

The Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the  Lawrenceville Campus in Buildings 100, 200 and 300. Employers on-site will be seeking to fill internships, seasonal positions and full and part-time jobs. A few of the companies expected include: Curtis 100, Batson-Cook Construction, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Hire Dynamics, NCR Corporation, SteelFab Inc., Verizon Wireless, Stream Realty Partners, Well Fargo, and American Hole ‘n One.

A full list of participating employers can be found on GTC CareerLink.

Students are encouraged to research participating employers in advance via GTC CareerLink. There you will find employer profiles, available positions, majors recruited, key statistics, and more. Attendees can print out an employer directory in advance to identify target employers and arrange to submit their resumes to attending employers with just one click. Students are reminded to dress professionally and have ample copies of resumes with them on-site.

Harvard University predicts that by 2018, only 33% of all jobs will require a four-year degree. The overwhelming majority of jobs needed will be skilled jobs that require technical skills and training.

Susan Goines, Career Services Coordinator, says, “Since the economic downturn, the job market is rebounding tremendously. Employers are truly interested in the skill sets of Gwinnett Tech graduates.” Goines continues, “This career fair is the ideal place for our students and graduates to meet with key recruiters across the region and explore the many career opportunities available to them. We have invited employers that are eager to meet our students and help them connect to career opportunities that are right for them. This is where our students and alumni witness first hand just how much Gwinnett Tech delivers on our mission to provide a career-focused education for real-world jobs.”

Gwinnett Tech’s Career Services focuses full-time on helping Gwinnett Tech students find the jobs they seek to launch exciting, fulfilling careers. Gwinnett Tech delivers an impressive 97% job placement rate. The Career Services staff stays abreast of occupational trends, industry outlooks, market conditions, wages, and economic information that proves invaluable to a successful job search. Career Services not only supports current students, but all Gwinnett Tech alumni. Goines says, “We are here to support our students for a lifetime.  When life takes a turn and you need to make a change, we can be here to help every step of the way.”

Career Services Center is located on Gwinnett Tech’s Lawrenceville Campus in Building 100, Room 604. Students and alumni are encouraged to learn more about the in-depth resources and support the Career Services Center has to offer – stop by, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu/community/career-services-center or call 678-226-6252.

March 17, 2016