A fresh look at jobs and training at WCC college and career fair

Windward Community College
Sarah Hodell, (808) 235-7485
Career Counselor, Student Services
Bonnie Beatson, (808) 235-7374
Marketing and Public Relations, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Apr 5, 2010

KANEOHE – Develop your potential and look into new job prospects at Windward Community College's College & Career Fair on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hale Akoakoa on the Windward Community College (WCC) campus.
This year, WCC is offering career seekers the chance to find the right technical or professional training and talk to potential employers in one place. Over 40 employers and college representatives will be on hand to talk to individuals. This event is FREE and open to WCC students and the community. Participants who are present are eligible to win WCC tuition waivers and more.
“We can help you dialog with employers about what’s coming down the road next year or five years ahead,” said WCC Career Counselor Sarah Hodell. “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.”
Job highlights: Apple, Inc. is recruiting trainees in technology; VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital is seeking vet assistants with some experience; non-military tech or social service jobs are available on Kaneohe Marine Base; Cultural Surveys, Hawaii is offering archaeological jobs. Hawaii and the U.S. Census Bureau will be interviewing and testing for jobs paying $17 per hour starting immediately!
Training highlights: UH Academy of Creative Media (film/TV), Honolulu Community College CADD training (architecture/engineering), Institute of Clinical Acupuncture (alternative Health), pharmacy training at UH Hilo, and vet assist program at Windward CC.
The following are some of the participating employers and colleges:
  • Apple, Inc.
  • U.S. Census – testing & hiring on the spot
  • Sea Life Park – animal care & other jobs
  • Cultural Surveys, Hawaii – ethnographic & archeological jobs
  • AMSEC, LLC – tech jobs
  • Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS)
  • VCA Kaneohe Animal Hospital – vet assisting and other jobs
  • Honolulu Parks and Recreation, City and County
  • YWCA
  • Hina Mauka Rehabilitation Clinic
  • Peace Corps
  • Honolulu Police Dept, HPD
  • DOE (Dept. of Education) – educational assistants & more
  • Alu Like, Inc.
  • Kamaʻaina Kids
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy
  • Argosy University
  • University of Phoenix
  • Chaminade University
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Wayland Baptist University
  • Institute of Clinical Acupuncture
  • UH Academy of Creative Media
  • Windward Community College
  • Honolulu Community College
  • Leeward Community College
  • Kapiolani Community College
  • UH Manoa Social Work
  • UH Medical Technician Program
  • UH Health Occupations Program
  • UH Manoa School of Nursing
  • UH Manoa College of Education
  • UH West Oahu
  • UH Hilo
The event is co-sponsored by Windward Community College Career Center and Student Services, and ASUH-WCC (Associated Students of the University of Hawaiʻi – WCC). The University of Hawaiʻi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.
Windward Community College is located at 45-720 Keaʻahala Rd. in Kaneʻohe. For more information, call WCC career counselor Sarah Hodell at 235-7485.