Rio Career Fair set for March 31

March 13, 2014

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The annual Rio Career Fair is scheduled for Monday, March 31 at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College.

Designed for graduating Rio Grande seniors and alumni, the career fair also is free and open to the public. Roughly 30 prospective employers are expected from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Bob Evans Farms Hall.

The event is hosted by the New Student Advising Office, Testing and Career Services department at Rio Grande.

“The Rio Grande experience extends well beyond the classroom,” said Susan Haft, director of the New Student Advising Office, Testing & Career Services at Rio Grande. “Career services are an essential part of what we offer our students and alumni. The annual Rio Grande Career Fair is a significant event in that it helps extend and strengthen the professional networks that benefit our students and graduates. It also provides local and regional employers direct access to a large pool of qualified job seekers.”

Employers currently registered to attend include Charleston Area Medical Center, Southern Ohio Medical Center, Reliable Staffing Services, Farmers Bank, Ohio Valley Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Jackson County Broadcasting, Inc., Pike County Recovery Council, Spectrum Outreach Services, LTD, Sam’s Wholesale Club, ResCare-Middleton Estates, Jackson City School District, WesBanco Bank, Sanvik Hyperion, Speedway, LLC, Countryside Rentals, Inc. (Rent-2-Own), US Army Healthcare, United States Marine Corps, Aaron’s, Longaberger, Gestamp, Social Security Administration, Arbors of Gallipolis, Transamerica, Adena, Gallipolis City School District and Abbyshire Place.

For an updated list of scheduled employers and more information about the career fair visit the Rio Career Fair webpage or call 740-245-7276. Employer registration continues through March 21.