Polk State to host Countywide College Career Fair

Posted on by Polk Newsroom

Polk State College will host the second annual Countywide College Career Fair on Friday, September 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Lakeland Campus at 3425 Winter Lake Road.

The event, organized by a Polk Vision/Central Florida Development Council Talent Pipeline Team subcommittee in partnership with Polk County’s colleges and universities, will bring together more than 30 employers.

Current college students and alumni of postsecondary institutions in Polk County are invited to participate. Attendees are encouraged to dress in business attire, bring copies of their resumes, and be prepared for on-site interviews.

Participating schools include Florida Polytechnic University, Florida Southern College, Keiser University, Saint Leo University, Southeastern University, Warner University, Webber International University, Webster University, Ridge Technical College, Traviss Technical College, and Polk State College.

The event is sponsored by Polk Vision, the Central Florida Development Council, Mid-Florida SHRM, Rita Staffing, and Polk State.

Employers include Florida’s Natural Growers, Lakeland Regional Health, Polk County Public Schools, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Publix Super Markets, Watson Clinic, and more.

Students may view the full list of participating employees online at app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/11824.