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Navient participates in veterans job fair in Delaware

MIDDLETOWN, Del., Aug. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navient, the nation's leading loan management, servicing and asset recovery company, joined other local employers today to participate in the first of two scheduled job fairs in Delaware targeted at military veterans.

U.S. Navy veteran Leon Wilson talks to Dave Anderson of Navient about job opportunities at the company's headquarters in Wilmington, Del.


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More than 100 veterans attended the job fair at the Middletown Memorial Fire Hall, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney.

The company provided a list of jobs currently available, including customer service, accounting, reporting and analytics, plus other corporate roles. Jobs available in Delaware are located at the company's Newark and Wilmington offices.

"This job fair is an excellent venue for Navient to meet service members and veterans seeking new career opportunities," said Maureen Murphy, senior director of talent acquisition, Navient. "We know veterans are seeking meaningful careers during and after their military service and they have ready skills and job expertise we can put to work."

Navient will return for the second job fair to be held at Wilmington University's Dover campus on Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from veteran support agencies will also be available with information about resources to help veterans excel in the job market, including résumé writing and job interview tips.

Navient is committed to increasing opportunities for our nation's veterans. Navient is a member of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of companies that have pledged to hire more veterans. In addition, Navient hosts a Veterans Resource Group, an employee-led talent development program to support military veterans and their careers.

In 2012, the company also established a special customer service team to serve military members with Navient-serviced student loans. Military customers and their families can call the dedicated toll-free number at 855-284-4879, send an email to militarybenefits@navient.com, or visit the website at www.navient.com/military.

For more information about jobs at Navient, visit jobs.navient.com.

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 navient.com.

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CONTACT: Nikki Lavoie, 302-283-4057, nikki.lavoie@navient.com

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