Make the perfect job connection March 8 at MCC-Longview Job Fair

Nearly 60 top employers will attend Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s Spring Job Fair on Wednesday, March 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the MCC-Longview Recreation Center, 500 S.W. Longview Road in Lee’s Summit.

The event is free and open to MCC students and the public.

Career services coordinator Linda Anderson says she’s excited to welcome employers and job seekers to campus.

“We utilized every inch of space in the gym to accommodate the employers who wanted to be included in the event,” Anderson says.

Businesses will be recruiting for full-time and part-time jobs and internships in all areas.

For more than 15 years, businesses and potential employees have been making the perfect job connection at the annual event. For example:

  • “Anybody can use a little bit of luck, but it’s definitely about getting your name out there.” – Cole, successful job applicant
  • “Your job fair was impressive and I wish you continued success with it.” – Tony, job seeker
  • “We hired Monica in April of last year. Monica is awesome with customers, reliable and an all-around great find.” – Cindy Wilson, Cosentino’s Human Resources
  • “We have hired people on the spot every year we have been there.” — Justin Kirn, McDonald’s recruiter

 Employers at the MCC-Longview Spring Job Fair will include:

The MCC-Longview Spring Job Fair is co-sponsored by the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce.

Further event details, directions and more can be found at this link: mcckc.edu/jobfairs. Call MCC-Longview Career Services at 816.604.2155 or e-mail LV.CareerServices@mcckc.edu.

“More Than a Paycheck”

The day before the Spring Job Fair, MCC students will get a chance to make sure they are fully prepared to speak with prospective employers.

“More Than a Paycheck” is an informational session offered on Tuesday, March 7, at the MCC-Longview Education Center, 500 S.W. Longview Rd., Lee’s Summit. At the session, students will learn what to wear to meet employers and get resume tips. They will get a walk-through of the event, as well as a professional online photo.

Forty-five minute sessions are available at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. RSVP at careercentral.mcckc.edu or call 816.604.2155 to enroll. A drawing for a college survival kit valued at $75 will be given away at each session.

This event is sponsored by MCC-Longview Career Services and Campus Life and Leadership.