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Find Your Next Job at the Hospitality Career Fair

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

LARGO, Md.—Find your next job at the fourth annual Hospitality Career Fair, February 26, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Prince George’s Community College, Largo Student Center, Community Rooms B and C. The fair is free, open to the public and will feature more than a dozen area businesses including The Marriott Inn and Conference Center at University of Maryland University College, Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Doctors Community Hospital, Six Flags America, B.F. Saul Hotels, Revolution Foods, and The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. 

According to the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, the hospitality and recreation industry is the eighth largest private sector employer. Maryland is home to three Fortune 500 companies specializing in international hospitality. To prepare students for careers in the industry, the Hospitality and Tourism program at Prince George’s Community College has developed strategic relationships with local businesses to connect students with businesses that are ready to hire.    

Job seekers must register via email at warewd@pgcc.edu. Attendees are encouraged to dress for a job interview and bring multiple copies of their resumes.

The event is sponsored by the Hospitality and Tourism Institute at Prince George’s Community College and Career Services. 

Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu, follow on Twitter,  Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn and tune-in to Transforming Lives at Prince George’s Community College, Mondays at 11 a.m.  

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