Chattanooga College Hosts Career And Opportunity Fair Thursday

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Chattanooga College is hosting its Career and Opportunity Fair today. From 8 a.m.-5 p.m., the front entrance and atrium of Chattanooga College, 5600 Brainerd Road, Suite B38, will be full of vendors from area businesses who are looking to hire.

Event organizers invite anyone interested in employment, or learning more about Chattanooga College and their programs, to attend.  The job fair is open to current students and the general public.

Vendors who will be at the Career and Opportunity Fair include: the Chattanooga Lookouts, Texas Roadhouse, law enforcement representatives, Tranco Logistics, Peoples Home Equity, Lipsey Logistics, Chattanooga Allergy Clinic, multiple representatives from the healthcare industry and many more.

"Chattanooga College wants to provide a diverse range of offerings so that attendees can find a role that best match their experience and interests.  Individuals who are interested in continuing their education can learn more about the many programs offered by Chattanooga College. The technical school prepares students for a fulfilling career in fields like: computer networking, dental assisting, criminal justice, nursing, medical assistant, medical administration and cosmetology," officials said.  

For more  information on this event, visit ChattanoogaCollege.edu, or contact Sarah Halloran at 423-290-2134.



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