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Area employers expected to take part in Northeast Spring Career Fair

Area employers expected to take part in Northeast Spring Career Fair

NORFOLK, NE - The Spring Career Fair at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, open to all Northeast students and alumni, will attract a large number of employers again this year. Representatives from approximately 90 companies, agencies and organizations will take part in the event on Wednesday, March 13, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Cox Activities Center gymnasium.

Terri Heggemeyer, director of career services at Northeast, said the event gives students and alumni the chance to have a personal conversation with prospective employers.

“Employers will be here to talk about a wide variety of employment opportunities. This is a networking event so students are encouraged to present a professional image. In addition, they should bring several copies of their résumé and plan to spend enough time to visit with multiple employers who are looking to fill internships and part-time and full-time positions.”

Heggemeyer said she is pleased that so many employers will take time from their workplaces to come to campus to interact face-to-face with Northeast students.

“Students have the opportunity to learn so much more from a personal conversation with a business representative compared to simply reviewing the company's website and applying online. Through attendance at the Career Fair, students are often exposed to job opportunities and companies that they had never been aware of. I believe this type of interaction can open up new doors to both the businesses and our students."

A wide variety of business and industry will be represented at the Spring Career Fair, including agriculture, manufacturing, retail, criminal justice and technical, among others.

The Northeast Community College Career Services Office offers a variety of services to prepare students for today’s workforce. This includes providing one-on-one advisement and personal attention to students as they look for employment; posts jobs daily to the Northeast on-line job board; assists with writing and completing résumés, cover letters, and applications, and offers lifetime employment assistance to alumni.

Northeast Community College offers over 130 programs and concentrations of study. These include technical, vocational, business, liberal arts, and transfer programs.

Employers scheduled to attend the Northeast Career Fair on March 13 include

  • ADM
  • Alvine Engineering
  • Applied Engineering
  • B Street Collision Center
  • Bauer Underground, Inc.
  • BD
  • Beef Products, Inc.
  • Behlen Manufacturing Co.
  • BigIron Auctions Company
  • Blattner Energy
  • Boyd's Electrical Service
  • Boys Town
  • Cardinal Health
  • CED
  • Central Valley Ag
  • City of Neligh
  • Coilcraft
  • Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Continental Contitech
  • Duncan Aviation
  • EJ Computers LLC
  • Elkhorn Rural Public Power District
  • Faith Regional Health Services
  • Farmers Pride
  • First National Bank
  • First Nebraska Bank
  • FLSmidth
  • Frontier Coop
  • General Dynamics
  • Good Life Counseling & Support LLC
  • Great Dane
  • Great Plains Communications
  • Hartington Care and Rehabilitation Center
  • HDR
  • Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC
  • Heritage of Bel Air
  • Horizontal Boring & Tunneling Co.
  • IES Commercial, Inc.
  • Interstates
  • John Henry's Plumbing, Heating & AC
  • Kalins Indoor Comfort
  • KanEquip, Inc.
  • Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing
  • Kidwell
  • Kolberg Pioneer
  • KTIV
  • LandMark Implement
  • LG Seeds
  • Lincoln Electric System
  • Lindsay Corporation
  • Manitou Group
  • Manzer Equipment, Inc.
  • Marmen Energy
  • Metal-Tech Partners
  • Mid-Nebraska Lutheran Home
  • Mike Durfee State Prison
  • Milk Specialties Global
  • Molex LLC
  • Muth Electric
  • Nebraska Department of Correctional Services
  • Nebraska Department of Labor
  • Nebraska Public Power District
  • Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Norfolk Police Department
  • North American Truck & Trailer
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Nucor Detailing Center
  • Olsson
  • Petersen Ag Systems, Inc.
  • Preferred Sands
  • Promedcare
  • Raising Cane's
  • RDO Truck Centers
  • RK Mechanical
  • Sandhills Publishing
  • Sapp Bros., Inc.
  • Sidumpr
  • Stanley Petroleum Maintenance, Inc.
  • Transit Authority of Omaha
  • Tri State Nursing
  • Trinity Electric
  • UNL Feedyard Management Internship
  • Vermeer Manufacturing
  • Wells Enterprises, Inc.
  • Women's Empowering Life Line, Inc.
  • Woodmen Life