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LSC-Kingwood invites salons, students to job fair

LSC-Kingwood invites salons, students to job fair
Cosmetology professor, Bliss Mayberry, instructs cosmetology students on various skills and techniques in Lone Star College-Kingwood’s salon.

Individuals looking to turn their passion into a rewarding career, current professionals, or people looking for a new avenue to pursue, are invited to attend the Cosmetology Job Fair at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The fair is on July 18 from 10-11 a.m. in the Student Conference Center (SCC).

“We are focusing specifically on cosmetology at this job fair, because our current class of cosmetology students will graduate in August,” said Kim Hammond, career services employment specialist. “We are excited to connect these stylists with local career opportunities.”

The Cosmetology Job Fair is also open to local salons that are presently hiring stylists. Interested businesses must have a store front/office location and pay an hourly wage. Participation in the event is free.

“This is a great forum for salons to connect with LSC-Kingwood students and to recruit a local work force,” said Jill Todd, career services program manager. “We also encourage other cosmetology professionals, who are currently seeking employment, to attend.”

The Career Services Department at LSC-Kingwood provides resources and programs to help individuals clarify academic and career goals, establish career plans, develop effective job-search skills, and make successful career transitions. For more information on Career Services, visit http://www.lonestar.edu/kingwood-career-services.htm.

To register for the Cosmetology Job Fair or for more information, contact Kim Hammond at 281-312-1624 or email Kingwood.CareerServices@LoneStar.edu.
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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.

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