JCPenney hosts job fairs to fill 200 seasonal positions in Indy

In this May 16, 2018, file photo, the J.C. Penney logo is seen hanging outside the Manhattan mall in New York. J.C. Penney Co. reports financial results Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — In anticipation of the approaching holiday shopping season, JCPenney is hiring 200 seasonal associates throughout the Indianapolis area.

Each JCPenney location will host an annual National Hiring Day event on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 2 - 8 p.m. in which management will be holding in-person interviews and making employment offers to qualified candidates on the spot.

Positions include cashiers, replenishment specialists, SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultants, and more.

Apply online at or in-store at one of the application kiosks prior to attending the event.

The company will also randomly pick 16 people to win prizes, such as trips to San Antonio, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. a "choose your Marriott escape," an entertainment bundle, Apple laptop bundle, and kitchen appliance makeover. All hourly associates and seasonal associates in stores, supply chain and call centers who remain with the company through December 2019 are eligible to win.