JCPenny and Columbus State University partners to help students jump-start their careers

JCPenny and Columbus State University partners to help students jump-start their careers

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A local store in Peachtree Mall partnered with Columbus State University for a Suit Up event to help prepare students for their future career.

JCPenney partnered with the career service center at Columbus State to help students dress for success and jump-start start their careers.

The private event took place inside the JCPenney store in Peachtree Mall on Saturday, Sept. 16, to accommodate many students looking for advice on what to wear for job interviews.

Luz Beinal from Columbus State University says, "We only have one opportunity to make a first impression. So how we dress and present ourselves is how people will treat us."

Faculty and staff, along with members of the JCPenney team offered insights into the latest career fashion trends.

Students also got the chance to get a mini makeover at Sephora inside JCPenney and received a free salon consultation.

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