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LSC-Kingwood invites businesses, public to Job Fair

LSC-Kingwood invites businesses, public to Job Fair
LSC-Kingwood will host a job fair on Sept. 13. For more information, call 281-312-1624.

Lone Star College-Kingwood’s goal is to provide students with a quality education and resources for potential employment.

The college’s Career Services department will host its fall community Job Fair on Sept. 13 from 12-2 p.m. in the Student Conference Center (SCC). The fair will feature local businesses that have employment opportunities for students.

“Local businesses that are currently hiring full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees are invited to participate,” said Jill Todd, career services program manager. “This is a great forum to connect with LSC-Kingwood students and recruit a local work force.”

Businesses registered to attend include Academy Sports and Outdoors, Cameo Caregivers, Gadget MD, Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services, Hokulia Shave Ice, Home Depot, Houston Fire Department, Isle at Kingwood, Lake Houston Family YMCA, Lone Star College, Marriott, Parkmanor of Humble, Pines Montessori School, Sam’s Club, Shiftgig, Silverado Assisted Living, Splendora ISD, Staff Force Personnel Services, and Talent Logic/Nortek Medical.

“We are dedicated to helping students make informed decisions about their career choices, and connecting them with opportunities in our community,” Todd said.

Participation in the event is free, but registration is required. To qualify, businesses must have a store front/office location and pay an hourly wage as required by law. Businesses conducted from a home office and businesses with commission-only positions are asked not to participate in this event. Space is limited and early registration is recommended.

LSC-Kingwood’s Career Services department hosts two job fairs each semester and provides free resources to students and the business community. Career Services is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and is located in SCC room 205.

To register for the Job Fair or to post an ad on the campus Job Board, contact Kim Hammond at 281-312-1624 or email Kingwood.CareerServices@LoneStar.edu.

Register now for credit classes online through myLoneStar. Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. For more information on how to register online, visit www.lonestar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281.312.1600 or visit http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm

Known for its leadership, innovation and steadfast commitment to student success, Lone Star College provides high-quality academic transfer and workforce education/career training programs to more than 83,000 credit students each semester, and a total enrollment of 95,000 students. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to promote student success and economic prosperity. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.