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NOVA-Alexandria to host job fair as part of Student Career Success Week

Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria Campus will host the 2017 NOVA JobCon, a week of workshops and lectures covering job and career preparation. This event will take place April 3-6 as part of Student Career Success Week at the Alexandria Campus, 5000 Dawes Ave., Alexandria, VA.

The various workshops and lectures throughout the week will help students use library resources, prepare for interviews, create and write resumes and cover letters and understand the importance of financial literacy. The first of its kind at NOVA, the 2017 NOVA JobCon was organized by the Alexandria Campus Library with assistance and contributions from different departments on campus. The 2017 NOVA JobCon is open to students from all six NOVA campuses.

The Alexandria Campus Job Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 4 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria VA. More than 20 employers are registered to participate including the Alexandria Police Department, BB&T, City of Alexandria, the National Student Clearing House, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, United Bank, Two Men & A Truck and the United States Marine Corps.

Participants in the Alexandria Campus Job Fair are asked to bring their resumes and to dress professionally. To register for the job far, visit the Eventbrite page for the event and contact Paul Chapman at pchapman@nvcc.edu for additional information. 

Media Contact: Raytevia Evans | 703.425.5839 | revans@nvcc.edu



Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.