Northeast State to host annual Fall Technology Career Fair

Northeast State’s annual Fall Technology Career Fair will offer job seekers an excellent opportunity to network with local employers Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.

The event will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM) in Kingsport, 305 W. Main St.

fall tech fairThe free and public event focuses on career opportunities in manufacturing, technology, and skilled trades. More than 20 local companies are expected to participate, representing a variety of specialized industries including automotive parts, chemical, paper, utilities, and others.

“These employers will be on-hand to talk with job seekers about available jobs and careers with their companies,” said Mary Beth Oxendine Woodby, Career Development Coordinator at Northeast State. “Everyone, from job seekers and new graduates who are looking for work to those who are simply exploring various occupations, can benefit from attending the fair.”

Oxendine said job seekers are advised to bring along resume copies and be prepared to discuss their skills with employers. She said persons needing help with resumes or interviewing techniques in advance of the event should contact Northeast State’s Career Development Services Center to set up an appointment. The center is located at 222 W. Main St. in downtown Kingsport.

In addition, there will be information about Northeast State programs and various technology demonstrations.

For more information, call 423.354.5100 or e-mail

RCAM short wins video excellence award

The Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing.

A 30-minute video detailing the Regional Center of Advanced Manufacturing in Kingsport recently won an award of excellence in the International Videographer Awards competition.

The film was produced by Hillhouse Graphic Design and Hillhouse Video Works. The video was produced in 2011 as part of an awareness campaign for RCAM, a teaching site at Northeast State at Kingsport.