WOODLAND PARK, N.J., March 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Spring Veterans Career Expo at Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ, on Friday, April 17, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm is open to all members of the military, veterans and their families. This is an opportunity for veterans to meet representatives from up to 50 employers, apply for positions, and further their potential to secure employment through workshops designed to help them get ahead.
The event is co-hosted with Be A Hero – Hire A Hero, an initiative that focuses on assisting veterans with transitioning to civilian life through an established network of professional, corporate, educational and military organizations. For those who sign up and arrive early, there will be an added attraction – a photo op with former NY Giants player Kareem McKenzie scheduled at approximately 9:45 a.m.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is strongly encouraged. Those who register will have more immediate access to job requisitions, and increase their opportunities to schedule interviews with the employers at the event. To register and for more information click here. The address for the event is 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ. To view a partial list of the employers who will be represented click here.
With five onsite and one online Veterans Resource Centers serving more than 500 military and veteran students enrolled at Berkeley College, Berkeley College is recognized as a Top School by Military Advanced Education; Best for Vets by Military Times; Best Online Programs for Veterans, by U.S. News & World Report; Best of the Best by U.S. Veterans Magazine; and as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education.
The mission of Be A Hero – Hire A Hero is to empower the diverse cultural community of veterans, wounded warriors and their family members and to prepare them for a seamless transition from military service to civilian life by providing the necessary foundation for success.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College comprises the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies in Woodland Park, NJ, which offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, diverse learning environment that connects them with workplace experiences in their areas of study and pathways to dynamic careers.
Berkeley College has six New Jersey locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor's Degrees for the second consecutive year. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu
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CONTACT:Contact: Ilene Greenfield Director of Media Relations 973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122 igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu