Windward Community College hosts College & Career Fair on April 12

Explore professional development and new job prospects all in one place

Windward Community College
Bonnie J Beatson, (808) 235-7374
Marketing & Public Relations Director, Chancellor's Office
Sarah Hodell, (808) 235-7485
Career Counselor, Student Services
Posted: Apr 1, 2011

College & Career Fair at Windward Community College
College & Career Fair at Windward Community College
Windward Community College's College & Career Fair happening on Tuesday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hale Akoakoa will offer opportunities to explore professional development and new job prospects all in one place. Over 40 employers and college representatives will be ready to talk to individuals. The event is FREE and open to the community. 
“It’s a great place to network with employers and schools. Even if you’re currently working, you might find a job that is more exciting to you,” said Windward CC Career Counselor Sarah Hodell. “We’d also like to introduce the community and employers to our new Career Center, where our counselors will have the latest job postings.”
Windward Community College opens Career Center
The new Windward Community College Career Center in Hale ‘Ākoakoa 130 is a place where students and community members can get assistance in resume writing, employment preparation skills, interview practice, and participate in a variety of career and employment workshops. Visitors to the College & Career Fair can stop in to get information on college opportunities, career services and resources.
College & Career Fair job highlights: Castle Medical Center, Kualoa Ranch, Blood Bank of Hawai‘i, Nalo Farms, Aloha Care, ABC Stores and more, are recruiting employees. Non-military tech or social service jobs are available on Kaneohe Marine Corps Base and Cultural Surveys, Hawai‘i is offering archaeological jobs. If you want to work with kids, Honolulu City & County Parks and Recreation, YMCA, the Marimed Foundation, and Kama‘aina Kids are looking for good employees. 
College & Career Fair training highlights: UH Tropical Agriculture; Institute of Clinical Acupuncture (alternative Health); pharmacy training at UH Hilo; Kapiʻolani CC Nursing and Health Sciences’ UH Social Work, Colleges of Education, Nursing, Dental Hygiene; and vet assist program at Windward CC.

The following are some of the participating employers and colleges:
Colleges & Universities
  • Argosy University
  • Brigham Young University Hawai‘i
  • ChamInade University
  • Hawai‘i Pacific University
  • Honolulu Community College
  • Institute of Clinical Acupuncture
  • Kapi‘olani Community College
  • Leeward Community College
  • Windward Community College
  • University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
  • University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • University of Hawai‘i–West O‘ahu
  • University of Phoenix
Participating Employers
  • ABC Stores Hawai‘i
  • Aloha Nursing and Rehab Center
  • Alu Like
  • AMSEC, Northrup Grumman
  • Blood Bank of Hawai‘i
  • Castle Medical Center
  • Honolulu City & County Parks and Recreation
  • Cultural Surveys Hawai‘i
  • Hawai‘i Army National Guard
  • Kama‘aina Kids
  • Kualoa Ranch
  • Marine Corps Community Service
  • Marimed Foundation
  • Nalo Farms
  • Olsten Staffing
  • Po‘ailani Center
  • Roberts Hawai‘i
  • U.S. Army
  • YMCA
The event is co-sponsored by Windward Community College Career Center and Student Services. The University of Hawai‘i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.
Windward Community College is located at 45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd. in Kāne‘ohe. For more information, call Windward CC career counselor Sarah Hodell at 235-7485.