NEWPORT NEWS-On Tuesday, July 19, Virginia Peninsula Chamber will present a free job fair in collaboration with the Military Family Support Center Employment Programs. The event will take place from 7:30am to noon and is open to the public, active-duty and retired military, reservists, DOD Civilians, dependents, and veterans.
“The Chamber has hosted this event for over 30 years with an average of over 75 companies from all over the country participating,” said Suzy Johnson, the chamber’s executive vice president. “Before covid, we averaged 70 to 80 companies at our job fair, and we anticipate the same number or higher as job fair interest increases again.”
Some of the local companies that will be in attendance include Newport News Shipbuilding, Hampton Sheriff’s Office, Old Point National Bank, William & Mary MBA Admissions, Garrett Realty Partners, Worley’s Home Services, Habitat For Humanity Peninsula & Greater Williamsburg ReStore, Hampton Roads Community Action Program, Paul Davis of Williamsburg, 633d Mission Support Group, BrightStar Care, Casey Auto Group, Catalina Cylinders, Inc., CTR Group, Inspired Resolutions LLC, Muhlbauer, Inc., National University, Valkyrie Enterprises, and others.
Job seekers should bring their resumes. The location of this year’s event is the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Dr. To register for the event, click here.