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Bryant & Stratton College Announces Career Week Events for Local Job Seekers

Series of Events March 24-27 Include One-on-One Career Sessions and a Career Fair With Paid, Volunteer and Training Opportunities

ORCHARD PARK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/14 -- Bryant & Stratton College today announced it will host Career Week March 24 through March 27 open to all job seekers in Western New York, whether they are first-time job seekers or anyone looking for ways to improve their job search strategy. The week's events include a career fair with over 40 local companies and organizations expected to participate, and the College is offering free, one-on-one appointments for job seekers with Career Services experts who can give job search advice and help with resumes and interview skills.

Job seekers can connect with local employers about open positions, volunteer opportunities and training options available at the career fair on Thursday, March 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bryant & Stratton's campus in Orchard Park. Anyone needing help with their job search can book a free, one-hour appointment with a Career Services representative Monday, March 24 through Wednesday, March 26 at any of the three campuses in Amherst, Buffalo or Orchard Park. At the sessions, local residents can take advantage of:

  • Customized feedback on their resume or assistance with resume creation
  • Expert advice on drafting cover letters
  • Instructions and strategies on how to effectively search for jobs using keywords and popular job posting websites
  • Mock interview practice
  • Opportunities to have their resume shared with the College's network of local employers

"Being successful in today's tough job market means understanding the latest job search trends and resources out there -- like how to write your resume so it gets noticed and where to look for opportunities online," said Jeff Tredo, Director of New York State Campuses of Bryant & Stratton College. "We help students every day navigate the complex job search, application and interview process so they can be successful in their careers. Career Week is an opportunity for us to extend our resources, expertise and employer network to the Western New York community. Those who attend will feel more prepared for their job search and make valuable connections with local employers."

CAREER WEEK EVENTS

What: Bryant & Stratton College Career Sessions
When: March 24-26
Time: By appointment, please call to set up an appointment
Amherst Campus: 716-625-6300
Buffalo Campus: 716-884-9120
Southtowns Campus in Orchard Park: 716-677-9500
Where: Bryant & Stratton College Western New York Campuses
Amherst Campus, 3650 Millersport Highway, Getzville 14068
Buffalo Campus, 465 Main Street, 4th Floor, Buffalo 14203
Southtowns Campus, 200 Redtail Road, Orchard Park 14127
Cost: Complimentary

What: Bryant & Stratton College Career Fair
When: March 27
Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Bryant & Stratton College Southtowns Campus, 200 Redtail Road, Orchard Park 14127
Cost: Complimentary
Contact: 716-677-9500

The Bryant & Stratton College Career Sessions are open to all residents in Western New York. Those interested in setting an appointment with the Career Services team can call the campus of their choice.

For more information about Bryant & Stratton College and its degree programs and campuses, visit www.bryantstratton.edu.

ABOUT BRYANT & STRATTON COLLEGE
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes-based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Bryant & Stratton College has campus locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center. For 160 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor's degrees, associate's degrees and professional certificates in the fields of healthcare, technology, legal, business, & graphic design. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit http://www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures. General information can also be found on the College's website at www.bryantstratton.edu.

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