10/15/2012 2:05:40 PM
The Journal News: A Jobs Fair In New York With 300 Openings
The Journal News: Politics on the Hudson
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany said it’s hosting a jobs fair on Wednesday, Nov. 7, to help fill 300 jobs at the growing facility.
At a time when the state’s unemployment rate is about 9 percent—a point above the national average—the nano center has been a point of pride for upstate. It garnered a visit from President Obama in May.
The center, first opened in 2001, now boasts of $14 billion in
high-tech investments from the world’s largest technology companies,
including IBM, Intel and Samsung. It is currently undergoing a massive
expansion, thanks to $4 billion investment from the companies.
It has more than 2,600 employees.