Business Career Fair set for Nov. 8 on campus

Western Today staff

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Business Career Fair, which will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8 in the MAC Gym of the Wade King Student Recreation Center. Admission to the fair is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by Western’s College of Business and Economics and Career Services Center, the Business Career Fair provides valuable opportunities for students and alumni of all majors to discuss internship and employment possibilities with participating organizations. Attendees looking to build a business-focused social media profile will be able to take advantage of the “Get Linked In” photo booth from 2:30 to 5 p.m.

For those who may be uncertain about their career goals or options, the Business Career Fair is an excellent resource for conducting job market research with participating companies and organizations such as: Amazon, Boeing, B/E Aerospace, Clearwire, Compass 2 Campus, Fastenal, Federal Aviation Administration, KeyBank, Larson Gross, Liberty Mutual, Microsoft, PACCAR, Sherwin Williams, Starbucks, Target, T-Mobile, Uline, Wells Fargo, and many more.

To make the most of the Career Fair experience, job seekers should research participating companies in advance, dress in professional business attire, and bring lots of resumes. For a complete listing of participating employers and information about how to prepare for the fair, please visit the Career Services Center website at http://www.wwu.edu/careers.

For more information about this event, visit the Career Services Center offices in Old Main 280 or call (360) 650-3240.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 10:30am
Western Washington University students and community members explore job opportunities at the Western Career Fair April 28, 2011, in the Wade King Student Recreation Center. File photo by Daniel Berman | Communications and Marketing intern

Western Washington University students and community members explore job opportunities at the Western Career Fair April 28, 2011, in the Wade King Student Recreation Center. File photo by Daniel Berman | Communications and Marketing intern

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Business Career Fair, which will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in the MAC Gym of the Wade King Student Recreation Center

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Business Career Fair, which will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in the MAC Gym of the Wade King Student Recreation Center