Hudson County Community College Hosting Job Fair in Jersey City on Tuesday, April 18

Posted: 4/17/2017
Jennifer Christopher, 201-360-4061, jchristopher@hccc.edu or Roger Jones, 201-200-1080, rj@jonesandassociatescommunications.com

April 13, 2017, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will hold the second Job Fair of the season on Tuesday, April 18from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will take place in the HCCC Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transit Center.

M&T Bank is the primary (platinum) sponsor for the event. The silver sponsors are: Law firm of Marciano & Topazio, Morgan Stanley and Care Finders Total Care, LLC.

Full-time and part-time positions will be offered. Job hunters are recommended to dress for a business interview and to bring five to 10 copies of their résumés to the event.

“Hudson County Community College is dedicated to providing area residents with a high-quality, affordable education, said HCCC President Glen Gabert, Ph.D. “Events like this add more value to our students’ education and experiences. We are grateful to all of our sponsors and participants, but especially to M&T Bank for their generosity in helping to make this event possible.”

The companies represented at the event will include nearly every sector of business, including health care, banking/financial services, insurance, education, logistics, computer programming, retail sales, STEM, social services, technology, government, pool maintenance, real estate, U.S. armed forces, and more.

Among the organizations scheduled to be at the event are: Accredited Health Services; Advanced Talent Solutions; Always Caring LLC .; AmeriCorps VISTA; American Income; ASA College; Ashley Furniture of Metro NY/NJ; AXA Advisors; Bayada Home Health Care; Bulsara Enterprises, In./Metro Public Adjustment, Inc.; Care Finders Total Care; Carlo’s Bakery; Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark; Charter Spectrum; Cognizant; Compress Group, USA; David Lerner Associates; Delaware North; Encore Business Group; Explore Hotel and Hostel; Eyelevel Digital Media, LLC; JC Fablab/Towhee Company; FLIK Hospitality; Flyte Tyme Limo; FM Restaurant; Garden State Food Group; Gem Ambulance; Goodwill; Good Temps (a Division of Goodwill); Greater Bergen Community Action Head Start; Great Performances; Gymboree; The Halyard; Heart 2 Heart Agency; HMS Host; Hudson County One Stop Career Center; Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office; Hudson Pool Management; Hudson Pride; Immigrants United Foundation; Jersey City Police Department; Lincoln Technical Institute; Lowe’s Companies; M&T Bank; Mad Science of Union and Hudson; Mack-Cali Realty; My Limousine; National Career Institute; NOR Metals Corp; NPower; New Jersey Turnpike Authority; New York Life Insurance Company; New York State Department of Civil Service; Ora Group International; P.A.C.O.; PeopleReady, A TrueBlue Company; PicoTurbine International; Primerica; Public Service Enterprise Group (PSE&G); Recreation Picnic Service Riverside Medical Group; Robert Half Accountemps; Roseland Residential Trust; Seafarers International Union; Source4Teachers; Sears Home Service; Sparkling Pool Services, Inc.; Star Hospitality Group; SUEZ North America; Suits for Success of Hudson County; The Children’s Place; The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Quality Freight Management; Ultra Pure; United States Army Active Duty/Reserve; UPS; U.S. Small Business Administration; Windsor Communities; Whole Foods; WomenRising; and YAI-NIPD of NJ.

In preparation for the Job Fair, the College held Résumé Writing Workshops, a Career Development Job Fair Boot Camp, and a “Work the Runway” fashion show demonstrating professional/interview attire.

Statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor show that 28% of community college graduates out-earn their four-year college and university peers over the lives of their careers.

For more information, please contact the Director of Career Development, Aparna Saini at (201) 360-4184 or career@hccc.edu