LSCS spring job fair to connect job seekers with employers

HOUSTON (April 4, 2013) –Lone Star College System will be hosting a series of free  Community and Careers Job Fairs in April.

On Tues. April 16 from 3-7 p.m. Lone Star College-Cy-Fair will host a Technical Careers and Skilled Trades Career Fair.   On Wed. April 24 from 3-7 p.m. Lone Star College-University Park will host an Administrative Services and Computer Technology Career Fair.

These events will provide an opportunity for students and community job seekers to connect with potential employers. Each career fair will have more than 35 employers on hand to discuss employment opportunities within their organizations, benefits, job requirements, skills being sought, prerequisites and more. These employers will be in one convenient location.

“Lone Star College opens doors to a better community,” said Brian Dooley, senior program manager of workforce development and job placement. “Hosting Career Fairs assists in the overall mission of improving the quality of life for all community members.”

Job seekers are advised to bring several copies of their resumes which can be left with the employers. They are also encouraged to dress professionally as on-site interviews may take place. 

Sponsors of the event include Cameron, Houston Community News JobSparx, National Oilwell Varco, Oceaneering, Schlumberger, Shield Air Solutions, and SPX Flow Technology. 

The following companies will be attending and would like to speak to you about employment opportunities:  Abacus Plumbing, Able Engineering, Aerotek, Allied Power Group, Awesome Z Auto Repair, Baker Hughes, Bauer Manufacturing, Bison Pro Fab, Bradbury Brothers HVAC, Bureau VERITAS, Burnett Staffing, Cameron, Carmax, City of Houston, Employer Flexible Staffing, First Choice Staffing, Frazer LTD., G & H Diversified Mfg, Heat Transfer Solutions HVAC, Hewlett Packard, Hi-Tech Mechanical, Houston Community News, Houston Fire Department, Hunting Energy Services – Electrical Division, JBT Aerotech, JobSparx, Key Staffing, Kroger’s, Lone Star Corporate College, Lone Star Repair, Mediafire, Memco, Neighborhood Centers, National Oilwell Varco, Office of the Attorney General, Plastipak Packing, PPG People Source Inc., Protect Controls, Randstad, Rapid Recovery, RL Staffing, Schlumberger, Shield Air Solutions, Spring/Woodlands Air Technicians ,Solar Turbines, SPX Flow Technology, TIC-The Industrial Company, Timken Boring Specialist, Union Pacific, U.S. Steel, Walter P. Moore, Waukesha Bearings, Welker and Workforce Solutions. 

For more information about this event, contact LSCS Career Services at 281.290.5050 or visit LoneStar.edu/job-fairs.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park , Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.