Spring Career Fair 2023 – “Careers Grow Here!” coming May 16

Yakima Valley College workforce education students and alumni will be able to connect with employers during a Spring Career Fair hosted by the Workforce Education Division (WED) on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. The Spring Career Fair 2023 – “Careers Grow Here!” is free for YVC students and alumni and will be held in the Conference Center, 1704 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Building #38.

Representatives from various companies will be available to share career opportunities and host onsite interviews with participants. Participants can drop in anytime between 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and take advantage of free workshops led by experts to help students and alumni grow their career opportunities.

Some of the organizations attending Career Fair 2023 will include:

  • EPIC Early Learning
  • MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital
  • UW Medicine
  • Samaritan Healthcare
  • Confluence Health
  • Triumph
  • Worker Care Clinic
  • Klickitat Valley Health
  • Astria Health
  • Yakima School District
  • Yakima County
  • Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
  • Community Health of Central Washington
  • Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
  • PeaceHealth
  • Sundown M. Ranch
  • Yakima Sheriff’s Office
  • Juvenile Rehabilitation
  • Yakima County Juvenile Court
  • Sunnyside Police Department
  • Washington Department of Children, Youth & Families
  • Washington State Patrol
  • Washington State Penitentiary (Washington State Department of Corrections)

The event also provides an opportunity for YVC students and alumni to learn more about Handshake, an online student-centered job board recently adopted by the college. Through Handshake, current students and recent graduates are able to find jobs and internship opportunities for virtually any career as the app is used by more than 400,000 employers, including many in the Central Washington region. Learn more about getting started with Handshake.

The event will also help employers learn more about opportunities available through YVC’s WED programs.

For more information, contact Melissa Green at 509.574.4744 / mgreen@yvcc.edu.

Press Release Contacts:
Dustin Wunderlich / 509.574.6870 / dwunderlich@yvcc.edu
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 / smenard@yvcc.edu