Primary Media Contact: Holly Walker
Secondary Media Contact: Heather Busch

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Members of the public looking for jobs in manufacturing or the skilled trades are invited to attend an upcoming virtual career fair being held by John Tyler Community College. The Manufacturing & Skilled Trades Career Fair will take place October 1, 2020, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. During the event, which celebrates National Manufacturing Day, job seekers will have the opportunity to connect directly with local employers through live chat, watch videos, take virtual tours, and download brochures that highlight job opportunities.

The Manufacturing & Skilled Trades Career Fair is free and open to the community. Those interested in attending must register by 5:00 p.m. September 30. A link to the event will be sent to registrants.

Questions about this event or about career services at Tyler may be directed to Ashley Pinney, career and internship coordinator, at or 804-706-5166.
John Tyler Community College offers more than 75 majors that provide pathways to careers in high-demand fields; transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities; and industry credentials and licensures. The college, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, online classes, and off-campus classrooms, served more than 13,600 students during the 2019-20 academic year. It also assisted more than 9,000 learners through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance, a partnership between Tyler and Reynolds community colleges.