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Skagit Valley College to host second annual career fair May 23

May 13, 2024

Job seekers are invited to attend the Skagit Valley College career fair on May 23 featuring more than 90 local employers. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Knutzen Cardinal Center on the Mount Vernon Campus.

This free event will feature local employers recruiting from many industries including diesel, automotive, manufacturing, welding, marine technology, health services, and more.

Current students, alumni, and community members seeking jobs and internships can attend. Participants should bring resumes, dress professionally, have questions for employers, and be prepared to follow up with companies and positions of interest.

Here are some potential questions for employers:

  • What are you looking for in a candidate?
  • What are the biggest challenges that you face in this job?
  • What would a typical work day be like?
  • What are the most important components of this position?

Companies attending the event include:

Skagit County Coroner Office; Warm Beach Camp and Conference Center; Angel of the Winds Casino Resort; Silfab Solar; Cascades Job Corps/LifeSkills Connection, Inc.; United Rentals; Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services; Skagit County Fire District 14; Marysville Police Department; Skagit Valley Family YMCA; Northwest Ambulance; Skagit Regional Health; United States Marine Crops Recruiting; PACCAR; Haggen Northwest Fresh; Vertex Aviation Services; Community Action of Skagit County; Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County; Washington State Patrol; YMCA Oasis Teen Shelter; LaborMax Staffing; Keller Williams Western Realty; Chinook Enterprises; Fastenal Company; ATCO Communications Services LLC; Sakuma Brothers; Pioneer Human Services; Freightliner Northwest; Skyhawks Sports Academy; Janicki Industries; North County Regional Fire Authority; VSH; VSH CPAs; BP Cherry Point Refinery; Boeing; Skagit Speedway; Fastenal; Skagit Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services; HF Sinclair; PeaceHealth; Peoples Bank; Lautenbach Recycling; Northwest Region Nurses Association; Washington Conservation Corps; All American Marine; Heartsong Homecare Co-op; Sherwood Community Services; United States air force; City of Bellingham, Public Works; Island County, WA; OIC of Washington; Skagit Valley College Human Resources; United States Postal Service; Mount Vernon Police Department; Mount Vernon Police Department; Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office; Smokey Point Concrete & Skagit Readymix; Sedro-Woolley Police Department; Network Innovations: Maritime; Brinderson LLC; Volunteers of America; Washington Army National Guard; Dwayne Lane Auto Family; Gateway Automotive; Kia of Everett; Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; Andgar Corporation; Hexcel Corporation; Betty J Taylor Early Learning Academy; Dogwood Industries, LLC; Kendall Auto Group; Children of the Valley; Mount Vernon Fire Department; Express Employment Professionals; Andgar Corporation; Skagit County Sheriff’s Office; United States Coast Guard; NWRC; Catholic Community Services; Northwest Workforce Council; All Ways Caring HomeCare; U.S. Navy; T BAILEY, INC.; Barrett Financial; Family Care Network; Burlington Automotive; Burlington Police Department; Catholic Community Services (supportive housing); Sedro-Woolley Fire Department; Oak Harbor Motors; Minds Mechanical; Taylor Made TDS; Bachelor Degree Programs at Skagit Valley College; Early Risers Toastmasters of Mount Vernon; U.S. Geological Survey; Taylor Made TDS

The companies sponsoring the career fair are Dwayne Lanes Auto Center; SVC Student Life; SVC Student Services; Freightliner Northwest; Gateway Automotive; Atco Communications Services LLC; Dogwood Industries; US Navy

If you’re a local employer who’s interested in having a table at the career fair, pre-register by contacting Aaron Klesick at [email protected].

For more information, visit skagit.edu/career-fair. The SVC Mount Vernon campus is located at 2405 E College Way, Mount Vernon, WA. For a campus map and directions, go to skagit.edu/locations.

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