Community Career Fair set for Aug. 31 at Timken Career Campus In Downtown Canton

CANTON, OHIO – The Pro Football Hall of Fame, Black College Football Hall of Fame, OhioMeansJobs of Stark and Tuscarawas Counties, Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Board and Strengthening Stark have come together to host the Community Career Fair on Thursday, Aug. 31, as part of the annual Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic.

The Community Career Fair will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. ET at the Timken Career Campus (521 Tuscarawas St. W in Canton).

The Career Fair will feature local employers who are in high-demand industries, promote growth opportunities, have hiring wages minimally starting at $16.50 per hour to provide a sustainable wage for workers and strive to support and engage a diverse workplace. 

The following employers will be in attendance – and new employers are continually being added:

•    AEP
•    Apex Skin
•    Canton Drop Forge
•    Checkpoint Systems
•    CSE Federal Credit Union
•    Enviroscapes
•    First Commonwealth Bank
•    Good Feet Store
•    Gradall
•    Hall of Fame Village
•    Hendrickson
•    Howmet Aerospace
•    Kenan Advantage Group
•    Knight Materials
•    Kraton
•    MAC Trailer
•    Novelis
•    NSK Americas
•    Ohio Gratings
•    Powell
•    Project REBUILD
•    Sugardale
•    The City of Canton
•    The M.K. Morse Company
•    Timken 
•    United Architectural Metals
•    Welty Building Co.
•    Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Co.
•    Zales/Signet

Some employers will do interviews on-site and have the ability to make offers on the spot.

There will be several community serving entities at the event, such as the Urban League, Goodwill, ICAN and more.

Job seekers can learn more about the career fair, preregister for the event and view the most up to date list at

For assistance in creating or updating your resume, as well as interview prep skills, please stop by the OhioMeansJobs center near you.