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Columbia Veterans Job Fair

Columbia, SC 29201

September 17, 2020

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Columbia Veterans Job Fair
September 17, 2020

Job Fair in Columbia

RecruitMilitary has held 5 events in Columbia, drawing 1,193 attendees and 185 exhibitors.
11 job seekers registered to attend the Columbia Veterans Job Fair
11 job seekers registered to attend

Upcoming Job Fair Information

Job Seeker Venue Information

Columbia, SC 29201

The Job Fair will take place in the Grand Ballroom.

Parking Information

Parking is available in the adjoining parking garage on Park and Pendleton Streets. The garage is managed by the City of Columbia who charges hourly rates for parking.

My Carolina's entrance from the Park Street garage is on the 2nd floor.

Street level entrances are on Senate Street.

Event Preparation Resources

Event Success Tips

  • Review the exhibitor list and conduct research to help you engage effectively.
  • Visit every exhibitor - find the hidden opportunity that might be perfect for you.
  • Take a moment to practice your 30-second elevator pitch.
  • Make eye contact and confidently greet each recruiter with a smile and firm handshake.
  • Deliver your elevator pitch and engage in conversation.
  • Get the recruiter’s contact information and ask about the best way to follow-up.
  • Within 24 hours, follow-up with every company that interests you.
  • Visit our resource center for additional resources

Career Fair Testimonials

Being a veteran myself, this is exact type of career fair that I attended to obtain my present job. Quite pleased and impressed.
Columbia Career Fair -- Education Recruiter
Organized and informative. If you are looking for team players, motivated and ethical employees, this is the fair to attend.
Columbia -- Manufacturing recruiter
Good event, excellent return on investment. Attended by a diverse group of job seekers with wide range of skills and education, from entry level to executive.
Columbia -- Defense recruiter

Common Questions

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