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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

GCC Albion Hosting 'Where Can We Work' Business Panel

All WNY News     Tuesday, April 11, 2017    

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ALBION -- The Albion Campus Center of Genesee Community College would like to welcome job-minded and career-oriented students for the opportunity to mingle with representatives from local and regional organizations and businesses from 10 a.m. to noon on April 24.

The "Where Can We Work" event, an extension of the gatherings at the GCC Batavia Campus, will allow students to learn about employment openings, receive career advice as well as tips and tricks from working professionals. Put together by the GCC Career Center, the event provides a networking opportunity with an array of regional business leaders.

"This is new to the Albion Campus Center and we anticipate great interest," Jamie Schultz, Career Services Center liaison at GCC said. "We've gotten great feedback from previous events. The interest in local businesses and organizations continues to grow and participants are finding 'Where Can We Work' events to be very beneficial."

Through its different "Where Can We Work" events, the College's Career Services Center continues to provide students and community members with career resources and employment opportunities, enhancing the relationship between job seekers and area businesses and organizations. Job seekers of the Albion 'Where Can We Work' event will find out about opportunities inclusive of and not limited to: security, family assessment/support work, maintenance, food service and catering, and positions such as recreational specialist, independent living advisor, health services, machine operators, CNA, LPN, and production positions. Also onsite will be potential funding for classroom training or on the job training for individuals considering careers in healthcare, advanced manufacturing, or information technology and more.

The day will begin at 10 a.m. with check-in in the main lobby at the Albion Campus Center. Attendees are encouraged to dress formally with resumes in hand. Representatives from each business will provide a brief overview of their organization, job opportunities and career advice. This will be followed by a Q & A session lasting approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Professionals will then break out and attendees can approach their businesses of interest.

Anyone interested in attending, "Where Can We Work?" on April 24th are encouraged to RSVP by calling ahead at (585) 589-4936 and to arrive by the 10 a.m. start time. If any special accommodations are required, please provide that information.

GCC's Albion Campus Center is located at 456 West Ave., Albion, New York 14103. For door-to-door directions visit: http://www.genesee.edu/about/visit/maps.

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