19Mar Public Invited to Marion Campus Job & Internship Fair by Wendy Weichenthal (Marion) Members of the public are invited to attend the Annual Marion Campus Job and Internship Fair from April 5 through April 8. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually this year to allow local employers to meet with potential employees safely. The event is a joint effort of Marion Technical College, The Ohio State University at Marion, and Ohio Means Jobs – Marion County. The Marion Area Chamber of Commerce also is sponsoring this event.Job seekers and employers can sign up for free at https://bit.ly/MarionJobFair2021. More than a dozen local employers have posted jobs. Those looking for a new opportunity can post their resumes, search for jobs, and sign up for an info session to hear from a local company firsthand. Kristi Butler, Director of Career Services “The website is easy to use,” said Kristi Butler, Director of Career Services for Marion Technical College. “If you Facetimed with a friend or Zoomed for a meeting, you can do this. If you have questions, we are here to help you. Jobs are waiting. We want to connect students, graduates, and the public with local companies that are hiring. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!”According to Ohio Means Jobs – Marion Administrator Ronald Meade, “They’re more than 13,000 jobs posted within 30 miles of Marion. The Marion Campus Job Fair is a great place to start. If you need help updating your resume or posting it online, local employment specialists are happy to help at no cost to you.” Any member of the public is welcome to call Ohio Means Jobs – Marion at (740) 382-0076 for help with interviewing tips, resumes, and more. “Marion is a leader in workforce development. When an employer finds a qualified worker, everyone wins – including our community,” shared Gus Comstock with Marion CANDO! Coordinator of Career Services at Ohio State Marion, Jane Arnold, believes this is a fantastic way for local college students who are graduating to start their careers off right. “It is smart to take advantage of this opportunity to network and learn about local companies who are hiring right now,” Arnold states. For additional information, including a list of businesses to browse in advance, please visit https://bit.ly/MarionJobFair2021 or call Ohio Means Jobs – Marion County at (740) 382-0076.