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Published 10/4/2005

Owens Toledo-area Campus Hosts Fall Job Fair 2005, Oct. 20

Area residents and students are invited to learn about and explore various career opportunities available throughout Northwest Ohio as the Owens Community College Toledo-area Campus hosts Fall Job Fair 2005 on Thursday, October 20.

Sponsored by Owens' J.O.B.S. (Job Opportunities Brought to Students) Office, Fall Job Fair 2005 will run from 12-4 p.m. in the College's Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road, four miles from downtown Toledo. Admission to the event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

"Fall Job Fair 2005 is a great opportunity for individuals at different educational levels to be exposed to a wide selection of career options," said Gentry Dixon, Owens coordinator of Student and Alumni Placement. "Owens is excited to host an event which will allow the College's students and alumni, as well as area residents, to seek seasonal and career employment opportunities, explore the current job market or acquire additional information about a particular career field all in one day."

Dixon added, "The job fair which occurred this past spring was a huge success. I anticipate this year's fall event to offer even more career opportunities to the Northwest Ohio community."

Throughout the event, individuals will have the chance to meet with local business representatives, asking them questions about their professions and how to go about choosing a career path. In addition, attendees will be able to fill out applications for various employment opportunities.

Owens students and area residents attending the event are encouraged to bring several copies of their resume and to dress professionally in preparation for any impromptu interviews.

Area employers in attendance will be the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council, American Family Insurance, ProMedica Health System, Mercy Health Partners-Metro Hospital, ITS Technologies Inc., Time Services Inc., H&R Block, Ed Schmidt Auto Group, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Medical University of Ohio at Toledo, Cardinal Staffing Services and Western Southern Financial Group, among others.

In addition, Owens Community College will have information available for those individuals interested in pursuing a college education.

For more information, contact the College's J.O.B.S. Office at (567) 661-7501 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7501.

Owens Community College is one of the fastest-growing higher educational institutions in Ohio. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 45,000 credit and non-credit students, making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, and Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.



 

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