Navient participates in veterans job fair in Middletown

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navient joined other local employers today to participate in a veterans job fair at the Middletown Memorial Fire Hall, helping to support local veterans to secure employment.

Navient human resources professionals Derek DiMaio (left) and Dave Anderson (right) talk to U.S. Marine veteran Rex Perry (middle) about job opportunities with the company.

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"We're always looking to recruit veterans and transitioning service members to Navient," said Maureen Murphy, senior director, Navient. "We know they have excellent experience and skills that we can put to work right away."

About 100 veterans attended the job fair, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Rep. John Carney (D-Del).

Navient displayed a list of jobs currently available, including customer service, collections, reporting and analytics, plus other corporate roles. In Delaware, the company seeks to fill more than 120 positions by the end of the year.

In addition, representatives from veteran support agencies provided services and resources to help veterans excel in the job market, including résumé writing and job interview tips.

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About Navient

As the nation's leading loan management, servicing and asset recovery company, Navient (Nasdaq:NAVI) helps customers navigate the path to financial success. Servicing more than $300 billion in student loans, the company supports the educational and economic achievements of more than 12 million Americans. A growing number of government and higher education clients rely on Navient for proven solutions to meet their financial goals. Learn more at Created from the strategic separation of Sallie Mae, Navient began trading on Nasdaq as an independent company on May 1, 2014.

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