Cleveland State Hosts Graduate And Career Expo

Monday, March 03, 2014
Cleveland State Community College is sponsoring a Graduate and Career Expo on Thursday, March 20 from 12-4 p.m. in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium. The 2014 Graduate and Career Expo will provide students, graduates and community members with an excellent opportunity to explore the different career options in our area and network with employers from companies like Olin, Life Care Centers of America and TVA Credit Union. Participants will receive valuable information and make contacts that could be very beneficial in obtaining a job.             

At 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m., Maurice’s of Bradley Square Mall will be presenting a fashion show demonstrating how to dress for success. Sandi Kramer of iKruit Staffing will moderate the fashion show and offer valuable tips that will aid participants in gaining the edge when interviewing for that next position.             

For those graduates who plan on pursuing a four-year degree, there will be approximately 20 universities on hand ready to discuss transfer options with you.  You will be able to update your resume, practice your elevator speech and prepare to make contacts with employers and colleges. 

For more information on this event or to register, visit the website at mycs.cc/expo2014. The Graduate and Career Expo is sponsored by Cleveland State’s ACCESS Center. 


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