SHELBYVILLE and INDIANAPOLIS - A pair of career fairs will take place Thursday afternoon in central Indiana. The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Job and Career Fair at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, while the Aviation Institute of Maintenance will host a career fair at its campus just south of Indianapolis International Airport.

The Shelby County event will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Trackside Clubhouse at the casino. The event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are being encouraged to prepare for on-site interviews and bring a copy of their resume, which the chamber will share with all participating companies.

More than 40 businesses will be attending the event looking to fill a variety of open positions. The companies include:

  • Ashford Place Health Campus
  • Blue River Career Programs Adult Education
  • Brazeway, Inc.
  • Carvana
  • Caterpillar Reman
  • City of Shelbyville
  • Compass Park
  • Cornerstone - MBCI
  • CraneWerks, Inc.
  • Delta Faucet Company
  • Denny's Restaurant
  • Dungarvin
  • Elwood Staffing Services, Inc.
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Morristown) 
  • Greenfield Daily Reporter
  • Greenleaf Foods SPC
  • Indiana American Water
  • Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
  • Infinity Home Care Plus, Inc.
  • INTAT Precision, Inc.
  • Ivy Tech Community College/Advantage Shelby County
  • J & L Tool & Machine, Inc.
  • KB Specialty Foods
  • Knauf Insulation
  • Koenig Equipment, Inc.
  • McDonald's
  • Nippon Steel Cold Heading Wire Indiana, Inc.
  • NSG Group
  • Old Hickory Furniture
  • One Solution Logistics
  • Penske Logistics
  • PeopleReady
  • Ryobi Die Casting (USA), Inc.
  • Shelby Materials
  • Staff Management
  • Taylor Communications, Inc.
  • Timber Creek Village
  • Walker Place
  • Walmart
  • Woodforest National Bank
  • WorkOne Shelbyville

Meanwhile, the AIM career fair will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the campus, located at 7251 W. McCarty Street in Indy. It is free and open to students, graduates and members of the community.

“The opportunity to meet face-to-face with so many recruiters; without getting lost in the shuffle of online applications, is something that individuals serious about a career in aviation will definitely want to take advantage of,” says Andy Duncan, executive director of AIM's Indianapolis campus. “At the same time, the career fair provides an avenue for us to promote the various training options available here at AIM.”

AIM says the event will feature a wide variety of companies from the aviation industry, as well as other industries. Some of the companies in attendance include:

  • AAR
  • Ameriflight
  • Diamond Chain Company
  • Constant Aviation
  • Gulfstream
  • Airborne Maintenance and Engineering
  • GE Aviation
  • FedEx
  • Republic Air
  • Lockheed Martin
  • SkyWest
  • Sonic Tools

Attendees are being encouraged to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resume. You can learn more info about the event by clicking here.