columbia metropolitan convention center

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - at 1101 Lincoln St. Karamie Hallman photo.

More than 1,300 state career opportunities will be showcased at the SC Careers Expo Mar. 2 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

There will be approximately 25 state agencies represented at the expo, some conducting on-site interviews. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., with free parking at the convention center. Overflow parking will be directed to the Park Street garage at the corner of Lincoln and Pendleton streets.

Agencies taking part in the expo include:

• Aiken Technical College

• S.C. Commission for the Blind

• S.C. Criminal Justice Academy

• S.C. ETV

• S.C. Department of Administration

• S.C. Department of Agriculture

• S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services

• S.C. Department of Commerce

• S.C. Department of Corrections

• S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs

• S.C. Department of Education

• S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce

• S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

• S.C. Department of Health and Human Services

• S.C. Department of Insurance

• S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice

• S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

• S.C. Department of Mental Health

• S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles

• S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism

• S.C. Department of Probation, Pardon and Parole

• S.C. Department of Public Safety

• S.C. Department of Revenue

• S.C. Department of Social Services

• S.C. Forestry Commission

• S.C. Office of the Attorney General

• S.C. Public Employee Benefit Authority

• Spartanburg Community College

• State Board of Financial Institutions

• State Law Enforcement Division

SC Careers Expo

The state employs accountants, biologists, IT specialists, law enforcement, nurses, social workers, trainers, and other various positions. Health and dental insurance, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and 13 paid holidays each year are benefits state employees can look forward to.

Those interested in attending are encouraged to register in advance. Additional information pertaining to state employment is available at

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