Jobs, careers seek out students at Victoria College Career Fair
March 22, 2014 at 5:05 p.m.
Updated March 21, 2014 at 10:22 p.m.
Instead of pounding the pavement or searching for jobs online, Victoria College students can have the jobs come to them during the 2014 Victoria College Career Fair on Wednesday and Thursday.
More than 30 businesses and agencies will be at the Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the VC Student Center.
The annual Career Fair is offered to students pursuing careers in public service, business and technology, health professions and industrial trades, among others.
At the event, businesses will have access to valuable face-to-face opportunities to recruit qualified, active job-seekers. Everyone is invited to attend.
"Victoria College students are eager for the chance to explore various careers and learn more about the participating organizations," said Lisa Elsik, academic adviser with the Victoria College Advising and Counseling Services.
Victoria College will also have a booth to share information about VC programs leading to in-demand careers for the Crossroads region.
Among those area businesses and organizations already signed up to participate are:• Dow Chemical Co.
• DE Web Works
• United Rentals-PL
• Gulf Bend Center
• VCS Cos.
• City of Victoria
• Regency Healthcare
• Wood Group PSN
• Citizens Medical Center
• Hilton Garden Inn
• Victoria Police Department
• Bankers Life and Casualty
• Texas Veterans Commission
• Federal Bureau of Prisons
Victoria County Sheriff's Office• APS Personnel Service
• Victoria Eye Center
• Hospice of South Texas
• Texas Department of Criminal Justice
• U.S. Army
• Victoria College
• Starbucks Coffee Co.
• U.S. Coast Guard
For more information on the Career Fair or to register your business, contact Lisa Elsik at 361-582-2429 or visit VictoriaCollege.edu/CareerServices.