Keiser University, Fort Myers and CareerSource Southwest Florida Announce Career Expo

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Keiser University in ­­­­­­Fort Myers is collaborating with CareerSource Southwest Florida to host a Career Expo on October 24, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Expo will be held at the campus on 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway in Fort Myers.

The event will highlight local employers seeking entry to mid-level candidates. It includes breakout sessions for job seekers who want to gain more knowledge on topics related to professionalism.

An opportunity for onsite interviews will be available as well.

“We are pleased to partner with CareerSource Southwest Florida for this important community collaboration. It’s a great opportunity to provide job candidates with connections and training to overcome some of the barriers to employment they may face,” said Professor Mike “Q” Quaintance, Keiser University Business Department Chair.

CareerSource Southwest Florida will offer a session on “What Can CareerSource Do for Me?”.

Presenter Judy Armstrong invited attendees to stop by to find out more. “From educational grants, job listings to individualized career counseling, let’s talk,” she said.

The Career Expo features employers from a variety of fields including Healthcare, Health Science, Criminal Justice, Cyber Forensics, Law Enforcement, Logistics, Culinary and Hospitality, Business/Management, Finance, Human Services, and Retail. 

Breakout session topics include “Acing the In-Person Interview” which will include a panel of Human Resources representatives; and “Women in Leadership” that will aim to empower young women to fulfill their career goals.

Students and job seekers who want to learn best practices for resume writing and interviews skills or to pick up information on local resources are welcome. There is no cost to attend.

About Keiser University

Co-founded in 1977 by Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit University. It serves nearly 20,000 students.

Keiser University offers 100 degrees at the doctoral through the associate level on 20 Florida campuses, online and internationally. They employ 3,800 staff and faculty.

Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels.

For additional information regarding Keiser University, visit www.keiseruniversity.edu.