By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Businesses seek area veterans at job fair
Georgia Southern University hosts the event organized by Barrow
W 082013 VET JOB FAIR 01
United States Air Force veteran Cameron Jones of Statesboro, right, inquires about employment with Pamela Copeland of CDI Marine Company during Tuesday's Veterans and Military Job Fair at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. U.S. Congressman John Barrow hosted the event for veterans, active military personnel, and spouses to connect with more than 70 businesses and agencies. Jones, a combat veteran who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, recently completed his degree at GSU and is currently looking for employment.
Servicemen and women looking to begin a new chapter in their lives were provided an opportunity Tuesday at Georgia Southern University. The college’s Nessmith-Lane Conference Center hosted a Veterans and Military Job Fair organized by the office of U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga. More than 70 businesses and industries were represented at the event, each one looking to discuss job opportunities with people who have sworn to defend. The job fair was open to military service veterans, active duty military personnel and with National Guard and reserve component troops and military spouses, Barrow said.
Sign up for the Herald's free e-newsletter