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Rio Career Fair set for March 28

Mar. 14, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

RIO GRANDE, Ohio -- The annual Rio Career Fair is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, 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. More than 30 prospective employers are expected.

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

"The university is pleased to host an event at which quality employers and quality job candidates are introduced to one another," Susan Haft, director of the New Student Advising Office, Testing & Career Services at Rio Grande, said in a news release. "Anytime that a Rio student or graduate, or a member of our community, is able to secure employment, we all benefit."

Employers currently registered to attend include Bellisio Foods, Charleston Area Medical Center, Constellium, Fastenal Co., Holzer Health System, Home City Ice, Jackson County Broadcasting, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Ohio Valley Home Health, Reliable Staffing Services LLC, Rio Grande Community College, Southern Ohio Medical Center, Stage Stores Inc. (Jackson Peebles), US Army Healthcare and WESBANCO Bank.

For an updated list of scheduled employers and more information about the career fair visit Rio.edu/career-fair or call 740-245-7276. Employer registration continues through March 22.

"Rio Grande produces qualified candidates. Their career fair is welcoming, organized and informational," Constellium spokesperson Hanna Hern said. "There are Rio Grande alumni working at our facility and we look forward to recruiting more."

For more information about the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College visit Rio.edu or call 800-282-7201.