Spring career fair set for April 24

Western Today staff

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Spring Career Fair, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Admission to the fair is free and the event is open to the public.

Sponsored by WWU’s Career Services Center, the Spring Career Fair is a major recruiting event that allows students and the general public to meet with hiring managers from a wide range of employers, including private-sector companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. More than 60 organizations will be participating in the fair.

This event provides valuable opportunities for students and alumni of all majors to discuss internship and employment possibilities with participating organizations. For those who may be uncertain about their career goals or options, the Career Fair is an excellent resource for conducting job market research. Students who are graduating and have not yet found employment are encouraged to attend.

Participating employers will include: Aramark, CampusPoint, Everett and Olympia Police Departments, Logos Bible Software, Medical Consultants Network, PACCAR, Pacific Capital Resource Group, Pexco, Target, Washington State Auditor’s Office, Wells Fargo, Zillow, Zodiac Aerospace 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.                                                                                                                            

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