A plethora of local companies are looking for job candidates along the Peninsula.
Hire Peninsula is hosting a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. on April 18 at ECPI University’s Newport News Campus, located at 1001 Omni Boulevard.
Companies on hand include Huntington Ingalls, SC3, Canon of Virginia, Sentara Healthcare, Riverside Health Systems, Williamsburg Landing, Virginia Health Services, Department of the Air Force, Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue, Newport News Shipbuilding, Norfolk Police Department, Bon Secours, Virginia Beach Police Department, Consulate Hearth Care/Newport News and Ferguson, according to a news release from Hire Peninsula.
Professionals will be on hand to assist applicants with career development, educational support and provide information for veterans on transition programs, according to the news release. There will also be a computer room for applicants to apply online.
The event is free and open to the public, Hire Peninsula asks that interested candidates register.