Don’t Miss the 6th Annual Palmetto State Job Fair

SC’s Largest Professional Job Fair Draws More Than 100 Employers 

Columbia, SC – For the sixth consecutive year, ECPI University’s Columbia campus is leading a coalition of community organizations to host the Palmetto State Job Fair. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, located at 1101 Lincoln Street.   

Held in conjunction with area Chambers of Commerce, including South Carolina, ColumbiaGreater Irmo, Greater Cayce West Columbia, Greater Lexington, and Kershaw County, as well as Alpha Media, this event is devoted to professional job seekers and is free and open to the public.  More than 100 employers will be on hand to meet with job seekers, including:

  • AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
  • Allied Universal Security Services
  • Hightower Communications
  • Lexington Medical Center
  • The Benefit Company, Inc. / Benefitfirst
  • South Carolina Department of Social Services
  • University of South Carolina Police Department
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center
  • SC Department of Health and Human Services
  • South Carolina Federal Credit Union
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Department of Mental Health Public Safety
  • CPI Security
  • Autozone
  • Wellpath
  • Diesel Laptops
  • Lexington Police Department
  • Richland County School District One
  • AppleOne
  • Dominion Energy
  • Horry County Government
  • AMCOL Systems, Inc.
  • City of Columbia Police Department
  • Greenville Police Department
  • Prisma Health
  • Receivable Solutions Inc.
  • AllSouth Federal Credit Union
  • City of Orangeburg
  • Chesco Services/DDSN
  • EdVenture
  • RetireEASE Senior Services
  • Samsung Electronic Home Appliance

“For our participating employers, this has become a much-anticipated event,” says ECPI University Columbia Campus President Jim Rund. “Working together, we are having a profound effect on the economic development of the region and potentially bettering the lives of our many job seekers.” 

Attendees are encouraged to have resumes ready and be dressed to interview. Employers wishing to participate in this year’s event should contact ECPI University Career Service Advisor Meredith Morris at or 803-772-3333 ext. 75529.  Interested media may contact ECPI University Director of Marketing at 757.490.9090 or

About ECPI University 

ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. A private university founded in 1966, ECPI University has campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Texas, and offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services, continuing education, certification classes, and testing are also available.                       

On campus or online, fields of study include: HEALTH SCIENCES: Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing (RN to BSN), BS to BSN, Nursing (RN), Practical Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting,  Radiography, Sonography, Surgical Technology; TECHNOLOGY: Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Cyber and Network Security, Information Systems,  Software Development, Cloud Computing, Web Development,  Database Programming, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Technology; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting, Business Administration, IT Management, Hospitality Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; CULINARY: Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Service Management, Baking and Pastry Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit



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Release Date:
Monday, February 25, 2019