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Ridgeland Campus holds Second Annual Career Fair

Ridgeland Campus holds Second Annual Career Fair

The Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus Career and Technical Education Department held its Second Annual Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 8:30 a.m.-noon in the McGowan Workforce Training Center. The event gave Holmes students the opportunity to discover career opportunities and internships and network with local professionals.

The 27 companies and agencies recruiting included: Aegis Therapies, AMR, BankPlus, Benchmark Medical Staffing, CF Industries, Inc., City of Madison Firefighters, Comcast, C-Spire, Elwood Staffing, Hunter Engineering Company, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Madison Police Department, Mississippi Center for Justice, Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Mississippi State Personnel Board, OpPLUS: Office Products Plus, Outback Steakhouse, Reservoir Police Department, Ridgeland Police Department, Sprint Mart, TrustCare Express Medical Clinics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Venture Technologies, Waffle House, WJTV, and Working Solutions: The Staffing People.

Members of Holmes' SkillsUSA chapter were also present to welcome those attending the fair, and give students the opportunity to join the organization.

For more information on the Holmes Career and Technical Education Department on the Ridgeland Campus, please contact Amy Whittington at or (601) 605-3313.

IN THE PHOTO: Pictured is (right) Ken Lowery, human resources manager for Hunter Engineering Company in Durant, speaking with Holmes student and SkillsUSA member Gavan Redfield about job opportunities at the Second Annual Career Fair held in the Holmes Community College McGowan Workforce Training Center in Ridgeland on Feb. 18.

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