Nov. 6—ASHLAND — Ashland Community and Technical College hosted its fall Technical and Professional Career Fair in partnership with Ashland Alliance on Oct. 26.
Sixty-six representatives from 36 employers gave 167 students and alumni in attendance a wide variety of business and industry partners to meet with to discuss employment opportunities.
"The Fall 2023 Technical and Professional Career Fair reflects the continuing growth of ACTC's partnership with local and regional employers," Ashley Vanderpool, ACTC career services director, said. "With the support of our program coordinators, instructors, and staff, our students gained the opportunity to connect and network with various employers to learn more about employment and work-based learning opportunities."
She added, "We have seen an uptick in student participation and engagement due to expanding career services on campus and relaunching our existing Post-Secondary Work Ready Certification program."
The following employers attended the event:
—Casto Technical Services
—City National Bank
—Davis H. Elliot
—Electrical Training Academy
—Huntington Electrical JATC
—J.H. Fletcher & Co
—Kentucky State Police Recruitment Branch
—King's Daughters Medical Center
—Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores/Speedco
—Marshall University Human Resource Services
—Portable Solutions Group, Inc.
—Rumpke Waste & Recycling
—Service Pump & Supply
—Steel of West Virginia
—Turn-Key Tunneling, Inc.
—United Talent Staffing Services
—US Army Corps of Engineers — Grayson, KY
—West Virginia Department of Transportation
Another career fair for health sciences and health professions will be from noon to 2 p.m. today at ACTC's College Drive Campus.