Job fair hosts companies looking to fill more than 100 positions

2013-11-08T12:00:00Z 2013-11-08T16:59:13Z Job fair hosts companies looking to fill more than 100 positionsJoseph S. Pete, (219) 933-3316
November 08, 2013 12:00 pm  • 

Anyone who is looking for a job in Northwest Indiana might want to clear their calendar Tuesday afternoon.

Choice DNA Laboratory plans to host the 2013 NW Indiana City Wide Diversity Hiring Fair in order celebrate the grand opening of a new location in Merrillville. The paternity testing company and other local employers will try to fill more than 100 jobs, including many immediate openings, event coordinator Temeka Magee said.

Sponsors include ArcelorMittal, Horseshoe Casino, Methodist Hospital, Centier Bank, and Ivy Tech Community College.

The event will take place between 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave., Merrillville. The recruiting fair and event parking are both free.

Choice DNA Laboratory hopes to promote employment throughout Northwest Indiana, and is marking the opening of a new location at 6111 Harrison St., Ste. 225, Merrillville, Magee said. The company provides DNA paternity testing and is looking to fill open DNA specimen collector and administrative positions.

Other companies that plan to be in attendance include Teleperformance, Davis Staffing, Globe Star, Aerotek Northwest, Carson Pirie Scott and Allied Health Institute.

Schools that will be on hand with enrollment information include Westwood College, DeVry University, Medical Career Academy, College of Court Reporting, Calumet College of St. Joseph and Indiana Wesleyan University.

Register online in advance by visiting

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