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OCC Hosts Virtual Career Fair March 18

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – March 8, 2021 – OCC’s Career Services is hosting two virtual Career Fairs on March 18 to help connect local employers with potential job candidates in the Health Professions and the Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (EMIT) areas.

Each Career Fair on March 18 will focus on a specific area of employment and registration is required. The sessions include:

• Health Professions Job Fair-9 a.m. to noon.
To register visit https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/Michigan/e/qYEVP.
• Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Job Fair- 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
To register, visit https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/Michigan/e/8PvmM.

Among the area employers with available jobs scheduled to attend the Career Fairs to talk with potential candidates include:

Health Professions Career Fair:
• State of Michigan
• PACE of Southeast Michigan
• Beaumont
• IHA
• McLaren
• Ascension
• St. Joseph Mercy Health System

EMIT Career Fair:
• Penske Vehicle Services
• CBRE
• MFC Netform
• BMT Aerospace
• Williams International
• HTC Global/Caretech
• Aluminum Blanking
• ZF Marysville
• ThermaNetics
• Fischer US

Preparation Workshops Help Job Seekers Improve Chances at Landing a Position

To help prepare attendees for these Career Fairs, OCC’s Career Services department is offering Career Fair Preparation Workshops designed to assist job seekers in knowing what they need to do prior to, during and after the career fair. The Preparation Workshops will be also be held virtually during the following dates and times:

• March 8- 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• March 15-11 a.m. to noon
• March 15-6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The workshops will prepare job candidates for the following:

· What do I need to do before the career fair?
· What is an elevator speech?
· How will I connect and communicate with employers?
· What to expect after the career fair?

To register for the Preparation Workshops, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/job-fair-preparation-workshop-tickets-138458937409.

“There are a lot of local employers with job openings and the opportunity to talk with these representatives regarding a potential job is something candidates need to prepare for to give themselves a better chance of being hired,” said Donna DuHame-Schmidt, Director of Career Services and Cooperative Education at OCC. “By attending our Preparation Workshops prior to talking with employers at our Career Fairs, the candidates will be able to put their best foot forward during an interview.”

For more information about OCC’s Career Services and Cooperative Education programs, visit https://www.oaklandcc.edu/career.

About OCC
Offering nearly 100 degrees and certificates, OCC is Michigan’s largest multi-campus community college and No. 1 transfer institution in the state. The College provides academic, career training and enriching experiences, designed to empower students to reach their potential and enhance our community. More than 1 million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. A seven-person Board of Trustees governs OCC. Board members are elected on a non-partisan, at-large basis, serve as volunteers and are not paid. Mission statement: OCC is committed to empowering our students to succeed and advancing our community. Learn more at oaklandcc.edu.

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