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September 2015: STEM Career Fair and workshop

This month NOVA’s Workforce Development Division is hosting a STEM Career Fair featuring 20 area companies involved with advancing technology and job opportunities—and they are seeking new talent! Attend our pre-event workshop on September 14 (details below), and come prepared to start or evolve your STEM career with some of Virginia’s cutting-edge companies!

NOVA STEM Career Fair, September 2015

Pre-event workshop

Do you know how to navigate a Career Fair? Do you need to brush up on your interview and resume skills?

A pre-event workshop will be held on September 14, from 1-4 PM (also at the Ernst Cultural Center, NOVA-Annandale). Registration is required: call 703-323-3281, or email NOVA_CustomizedTraining@nvcc.edu to reserve your spot. The workshop is led by Edythe Richards, a Career Counselor who specializes in working with mid-career adults in transition.

Featured companies

Companies will be hosting on-site interviews at the STEM Career Fair on September 30 for pre-qualified candidates. Hiring companies include:

Veterans are encouraged to attend!

A Mobile Vet Center will be on site for veterans attending the Career Fair. MVCs, provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, are mobile offices that provide readjustment counseling and information resources to veterans across the country.

Mobile Vet Center | STEM Career Fair at Northern Virginia Community College STEM Career Fair

To register for the Resume and Interview Workshop,
or for more information on the STEM Career Fair:



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Northern Virginia Community College’s Workforce Development Division is dedicated to improving Northern Virginia’s economic development and business landscape with a comprehensive variety of training options, including Professional Development, Certificate Programs, Enrichment Courses, Continuing Education, and Customized Training. Visit us online to learn more.

Cuba Study Abroad with Northern Virginia Community College

Learn about Cuba’s amazing biodiversity, sustainability, history, and the Cuban medical system while experiencing traditional Cuban Culture, music and dance.


Travel through Cuba’s various ecosystems and study the unique flora and fauna while observing lush forests, cascading waterfalls and beautiful reefs.


Investigate the country’s diverse marine life and explore Cuba’s underwater ecosystems by snorkeling the reefs of the Guanahacabibes Peninsula.


Become immersed in Cuban culture and history while visiting Revolution Square, Plaza de Armas, La Rampa and Plaza de Vieja.


Learn about current trends in Cuban music and Cuban rhythms including rumba, bolero and habanera.


Bio 295 – Study Abroad Cuba (4 credits)

Travel Dates June 21 to July 1


Cost $2995 plus air and credits

Final Deadline for payment April 15, 2015


For more information contact jcaporale@nvcc.edu

Workforce Development Division Future Events

The Workforce Development Division regularly sponsors events and programs that address trends and needs facing the Northern Virginia business community. Below are some upcoming events you can put in your event calendar.

  1. Career Mobility for Women in the Workplace – February 24, 2015
  2. Leadercast 2015 – May 8, 2015
  3. Technology and Leadership – Late May 2015
  4. Workforce Business Appreciation Breakfast – June 2015


For more information please call 703-323-3281