GTCC TO HOST TWO JOB FAIRS IN APRIL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MARCH 30, 2015

JAMESTOWN, N.C. — Guilford Technical Community College will host two job fairs in April: an Advanced Manufacturing and Technical Job Fair 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 10 and a Veterans Distribution, Logistics and Transportation Job Fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. Both events are free and open to the public.

The Advanced Manufacturing and Technical Job Fair provides an opportunity for organizations to hire qualified applicants in the following fields:

•    Advanced Manufacturing, CNC Machining and Architectural Technology
•    Assembly, Maintenance Technicians, Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) and Computer Aided Design (CAD)
•    Engineering Technologies (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) and Welding
•    Geomatics/Surveying, Construction, Landscaping, Telecommunications and HVAC
This is the second year GTCC is hosting the event. Last year approximately 250 job seekers met with 35 employers.

GTCC is partnering with the North Carolina Center for Global Logistics to host the college’s first Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Job Fair exclusive to veterans. The fair will showcase companies that are actively hiring veterans in the transportation, distribution and logistics industries. Funding for the event was provided through a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

EVENT DETAILS

Advanced Manufacturing and Technical Job Fair

When: 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 10

Where: Technical Education Center, Greensboro Campus, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro

Information: Registration for employers is free. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1GkTNnv.

Veterans Transportation, Distribution, Logistics Job Fair

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22

Where: Medlin Campus Center, Level One, GTCC’s Jamestown Campus, 601 E. Main Street

Information: Registration for employers is FREE. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1AV0D3g.

Guilford Technical Community College is the third largest of 58 institutions in the North Carolina Community College System. GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from five campuses and a Small Business Center. Learn more at www.gtcc.edu.

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— Carla Kucinski/GTCC