Oceans of opportunity Job Fair Galveston College booth

Galveston College participates in Oceans of Opportunity job fair

Galveston College participated in the 13th annual Oceans of Opportunity job fair hosted by Workforce Solutions and U.S. Congressman Randy Weber July 9 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at The San Luis Resort.

Attendees met with representatives from the petrochemical, light industrial, information technology, law enforcement, healthcare and hospitality industries, as well as companies offering administrative, service and other career opportunities in the greater Houston-Galveston area and beyond. Educational institutions and school districts were also well-represented at the event.

Above, Pierre Banks, assistant director of admissions and records, and Amanda Smithson, student success adviser, volunteer at the Galveston College booth. Not pictured are Dawn Uyehara, human resources specialist-employment, and Mary Powers, job placement navigator.

Below, Dr. Myles Shelton (center), president of Galveston College, joins Congressman Randy Weber, representatives from Workforce Solutions and community leaders in opening the event.