More Than 2,000 Jobs, Internships Offered at This Week's Career Fairs
– Photos by Tom Wilson, writer/editor-PCToday, and Dalaney T. Vartenisian, student photographer
Fyda Frieghtliner Inc. was represented by Williamsport Technical Institute alumnus W.A. “Bill” Kolibaba, who also serves on Penn College’s Diesel Technology Advisory Committee.
Students move among the varied vendors on the Field House floor during the relocated Career Fair for natural resources technologies majors.
Michael A. Dincher, assistant professor of horticulture, enthralls the group from Nature’s Accents Landscape Services Inc. in Hamburg. From left are company founders Travis M. Breininger and Justin H. Bentz, 2001 graduates in landscape/nursery technology and 2011 recipients of Alumni Achievement Awards; Dincher; and company employee Anthony S. Moyer, a 2007 landscape/nursery technology alumnus.
Popular with diesel technology majors was Kenworth of Pennsylvania, with multiple staffers on hand to talk with students and accept applications.
Randy Fetterolf, of Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. – one of the regional Caterpillar dealers with a longtime connection to Penn College – interacts with students from the Schneebeli Earth Science Center.
James G. Theisen (with blue alumni ribbon at center), a 2004 graduate in landscape/nursery technology, was part of the recruitment effort by the Dover-based Hively Landscapes.
A pair of "green" grads – Bradley R. Evans, left ('89, forest technology), and Ian P. Groy ( '01, landscape/nursery technology) – discuss opportunities at Bartlett Tree Experts in Chambersburg.
Forest technology alumnus John A. Mraz, Class of 1985, gives one-on-one attention at the TruGreen LandCare booth.
The entourage for Abel Construction Co. Inc. included Corvin K. Oberholtzer, a 2012 residential construction technology and management grad.
Brubacher Excavating Inc., a perennial supporter of Penn College students, brought along a team that included Charles K. Rossiter (center), a 2012 alumnus of the heavy construction equipment technology: operator emphasis major.
Shane M. Spotts, a 2009 forest technology graduate, staffs the Williams Gas Pipeline-Transco display. The Jersey Shore-based company was particularly interested in talking with surveying and civil engineering technology majors.
Larson Design Group, which employs a number of Penn College alumni, fields questions from interested job-seekers.
Abdullah H. Muaddi, a building automation technology major, stops by the PMF Industries Inc. booth.
Samuel Adams was recruiting from among manufacturing-related students – including the college's new mechatronics major – for its brewery in Breinigsville.
Dressed to impress, a student checks out the job opportunities with Philadelphia's University City Housing.
Armed with resumes to share (and confidence to spare), a qualified quartet works the Bardo Gym floor.
With full- and part-time openings, as well as internships and co-ops, employers had something for all majors in the Bardo Gym portion of Career Services' two-day job fair.
Representatives of Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, among eight employers at the Health Sciences Career Fair, meet with a student in the ATHS atrium.
Aramark at Susquehanna Health, recruiting from a number of academic majors, attended two of the week's Career Fairs.
HCR Manor Care, with area centers in Williamsport, Jersey Shore and Sunbury, talks with health sciences students about potential employment.