March 21, 2013

Owens Community College to Host Regional Job Fair, April 5

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area college and university graduates and students are invited to learn about and explore various employment opportunities available throughout the surrounding region as Owens Community College serves as host to the Collegiate Employ-Net Regional Job Fair on Friday, April 5.

Presented by Collegiate Employ-Net, a consortium of 19 colleges and universities in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, the regional job fair will occur from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township. Job seekers holding a certificate or degree are invited to attend this free event. Professional attire and a resume are required.

Throughout the event, individuals can meet with over 70 business and industry representatives about employment opportunities. In addition, attendees will be able to fill out applications for various employment opportunities. Individuals are also encouraged to bring several copies of their resume in preparation for any impromptu interviews.

Area employers in attendance will include Advance Staffing Solutions, African Safari Wildlife Park, Cummins Bridgeway LLC, Epilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio, Fastenal, HCR ManorCare/Heartland, Kingston Care Center of Sylvania, Motor Carrier Service Inc., New York Life, Piping Industry Training Center, ProMedica, Recreation Unlimited, Smart Bioscience Inc., Toledo Correctional Institution, Toledo Zoo, Total Quality Logistics and Verizon Wireless, among many others.

For more information, call (567) 661-7715 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7715.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit