COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets’ 10th annual Career Fair is set for Tuesday, February 24 at Nationwide Arena starting at 12:30 p.m. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. The event gives current college students, recent graduates and experienced professionals access to hiring personnel from the area’s professional sports teams, college programs and other leading businesses. The complete registration package includes entry to the Career Fair, a “Breaking into Sports” panel discussion featuring sports executives and a ticket to the game that night when the Jackets host the Buffalo Sabres at 7 p.m.
Companies at the Career Fair will have a variety of positions available that include full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. During the day, attendees will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from the following sports teams and college programs: Akron Racers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Columbus Blue Jackets, Columbus Clippers, Columbus Crew SC, Mahoning Valley Scrappers and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Recruiters and hiring personnel will also be attending from the following companies in the region: Cardinal Health, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay, Contemporary Services Corporation, iForce Services, The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, Ohio Dominican University Office of Graduate Admissions, Ohio State University IMG Sports Marketing, OhioHealth, OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks, Scioto Downs Racino, Sports Management Worldwide, Stanley Steemer International, Inc., and more. Participants are subject to change.
Online registration is available at bluejackets.com/careerfair2015. Advance registration is $33 and day-of registration is $39 at the door. Additional game tickets may also be purchased for $33. For more information, call (614) 246-3972.
The Blue Jackets return to action tonight when they host the Los Angeles Kings. Game time from Nationwide Arena is 7 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan in Columbus and online at BlueJackets.com.