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

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – As part of its ongoing effort to help students, alumni and members of the community connect to job opportunities, John Tyler Community College will be holding a virtual Fall Career Fair. The career fair, which will feature employers from a variety of industries, will take place October 20 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

“We know many of our students and alumni and members of our community have had their employment impacted by the pandemic, and we want to help them learn about the jobs area employers need to fill,” says Ashley Pinney, career and internship coordinator at Tyler. 

Job seekers attending this online career fair will be able to connect directly with local employers through live chat, watch videos, take virtual tours, and download brochures that highlight job opportunities. 

The Fall Career Fair is free and open to the community. Those interested in attending must sign up by 5:00 p.m. October 19. A link to the event will be sent to registrants.

If you have questions about the Fall Career Fair or about other free career services offered by Tyler, contact Pinney 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.