Spotlight News Article
St. Croix Career Fair at UVI to Offer Business Strategies on April 11
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Pursuing a new career option just got easier. Members of the public who are searching for a career path, who are between careers, or who are open to taking their lives in a new direction are invited to attend a Career Fair from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.
Representatives from more than 30 St. Croix employers, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the military, will be on hand to answer questions, give advice and offer career options.
“Coming with a resume is a good idea,” said UVI Counseling Supervisor Patricia Towal. UVI English Professor Dr. Alexis Walker will provide free resume reviews from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Among the businesses and organizations that will be represented are Banco Popular, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Air Force, the V.I. Police Department, the V.I. Waste Management Authority, O’Neal’s Transport, Lutheran Social Services, the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD), the UVI Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center, The Buccaneer, Marshall & Sterling Insurance, GC Investment Management LLC, Mary Kay and BizVI.
“If you are looking around wondering what you want to do, you can also come to the University of the Virgin Islands to retrain,” Towal said.
The Career Fair is sponsored by the UVI Division of Student Affairs’ Counseling and Career Services Office and the U.S. Air Force.
For additional information and a full list of presenters, please contact Patricia Towal at (340) 692-4187.