Veteran\'s Educational and Entrepreneurship Resources Fair

January 27th, 2015

Veterans’ Educational & Entrepreneurship Resources Fair

Spartanburg Community College’s Tyger River Campus
1875 East Main Street
Duncan, SC 29334

January 27, 2015

9:30 a.m. Registration

10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

10:10 a.m. Panel Discussion I: Employment Opportunities
Representatives (Employers, SC Works, SC Department of Employment and Workforce, Human Resources Professionals)

10:40 a.m. Questions & Answers

10:50 a.m. Panel Discussion II: Educational and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Representatives (Spartanburg Community College and Clemson University)

11:40 a.m. Questions & Answers

11:50 a.m. Closing Remarks

12:00 p.m. Lunch/Time with Vendors/Educational Assessments

General Information

• This event is free to Veterans

• Veterans will have opportunities to learn about:

o What employers are wanting in today’s workforce
o Transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce
o Best practices in interviewing for jobs
o Resources related to job search
o Resumes
o Resources available if interested in starting a business
o How to apply to college
o Resources available to help pay for college
o Transitioning from the military to the college campus

• Veterans will have an opportunity to:

o Have their resumes critiqued by human resources professionals
o Take assessments to help make good career choices

• Lunch will be provided

This event is being sponsored by Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg Community College Foundation, and The Honorable United States Senator Timothy E. Scott

• Clemson University’s Small Business Development Center
• Goodwill Industries
• SC Works
• Spartanburg Community College
• Spartanburg Community College Foundation
• South Carolina Department of Employment & Workforce
• South Carolina National Guard Employment Services Division
• Upstate Warrior Solution
• Veteran Scholarships Forever

Additional Information