2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) students will soon
have the opportunity to explore different job markets, learn about current and
future job and internship openings, and network with employers and employment
agency representatives at the College’s upcoming Job and Internship Fairs. The
events will be held on the College’s Journal Square Campus on Tuesday, October
18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HCCC Culinary Conference Center (161 Newkirk
Street in Jersey City), and on the HCCC North Hudson Campus (4800 Kennedy Blvd.
in Union City) on Wednesday, November 2 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
the companies/employers who will be represented are: Adidas Group, AmeriCorps
VISTA, Aramark, Ashley Furniture Home, AT&T, AXA Advisors, Best in Care NJ,
Broadway Respite & Home Care, Care Finders Total Care, CarePoint Health, Clean
Water Action, Comodo, European Wax Center, Exit Frontier Realty, Express
Employment Professionals, FedEx Ground, FLIK Hospitality Group, Heart 2 Heart
Agency, Hudson Pride Connections Center, Jersey City Pediatric Dentistry,
Jersey City Police Department, Liberty Science Center, Lutheran Sr. LIFE of
Jersey City, Mad Science, Mary Kay, Milk Sugar Love, New Jersey Turnpike
Authority, New York Life Insurance Company, NPower, OTG Management, Pep Boys
Automotive, Planned Companies, Pole Position Raceway, Primerica, Riverside
Medical Group, Sparkling Pool Services, Inc., Star Hospitality Group, Starwood
Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Thatcher McGhee’s, The Beverage Works,
The Knowledge Group, UPS, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Victoria’s Secret – Fifth
Avenue and ZT Systems.
development is vital to our students and works hand-in-hand with the guided
pathways movement that is a central part of higher education,” said HCCC
President Glen Gabert, Ph.D. He added that the College has enlisted employers
who can utilize the education and training of students from the award-winning
HCCC Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management program, as well as the College’s signature
Nursing/Healthcare, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Early
Education, Criminal Justice and Business studies.
Career Development Center, which is hosting the Job and Internship Fairs, is
also holding Career Boot Camps to assist in preparing students for the Job and
Internship Fairs. The Boot Camps will feature résumé and cover letter writing,
developing an “elevator speech,” and preparing for career interviews. The
Journal Square Campus Career Boot Camps were held the past few days and the
North Hudson Campus Career Boot Camps are scheduled for October 25-27.
County Community College affords individuals who want to acquire a college
education the opportunity to do so with tuition that is just a fraction of the
cost of four-year institutions.
and men of our community can literally save tens of thousands of dollars by
coming to Hudson County Community College and earning their Associate degrees,
and then either going on to get their Bachelor’s degrees at a four-year college
or university, or going directly into a career that will serve them well into
the 21st century,” Dr. Gabert said.
from the U.S. Department of Labor show that 28% of community college graduates
out-earn their four-year college and university peers over the lives of their
to add as much value to our students’ education as possible, and events like
these help do that,” Dr. Gabert stated.
who wish to participate in the HCCC Job and Internship Fairs may obtain
information from HCCC’s Director of Career Development, Aparna Saini, at (201) 360-4184