Some 36 employers sent 64 representatives to scope out potential employees during an MCLA, BCC Career Fair,

The Berkshire Eagle reports the event, according to Anthony Napolitano Jr., internship coordinator at the College's Center for Student Success and Engagement, attracted more than 70 students and 10 alumni to the event.

He said the event is a tremendous opportunity for recruiters and employers to connect with prospective employees and/or future interns, while at the same time promoting their places of business.

Dale Osef, an MCLA career development specialist, said he thought the event, under planning for four months, would be a direct way to help place prospective MCLA graduates and alumni connect with local employers and possibly find a career in or near the Berkshires.

Represented were employers like Cintas, Mountain One Bank, Vermont State Police, and Lever.

Jeffrey Thomas, executive director at Lever in North Adams, said the students coming through the fair were focused on hearing what's out there. "

Thomas said students were expressing interest in a wide range of professions, including video editing, business administration, healthcare and marketing.