Onward NRV Participates in Radford University Career Week

Onward NRV Participates in Radford University Career Week

Onward New River Valley participated in the Radford University Center for Career & Talent Development 2021 Virtual Career Week during the week of February 22 – 26, 2021.

During the week-long virtual event, Director of Business Engagement James Cabler and Marketing Manager Katie Boswell hosted five information sessions to promote Jobs in Virginia’s New River Valley to participating students. During the sessions, they shared the benefits of living and working in the region as well as information about Onward NRV’s Job Board (TheNRV.org/jobs).

In addition to hosting information sessions, James and Katie participated in several of the Center for Career & Talent Development’s panel discussions. 33 Radford University students engaged with the team through either the information sessions or panel discussions. All participating students will have access to recordings of the panel discussions, which gives Onward NRV the potential to reach 250 total Radford University students through the Career Week event.

Learn more about Onward NRV’s Talent Initiatives here.


Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small-town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”

Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

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