Winter career fair set for Feb. 12

Western Today staff

Job seekers looking to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Winter Career Fair, which will take place Thursday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Viking Union Multi-purpose Room. Admission to the fair is free and the event is open to the public.

Sponsored by WWU’s Career Services Center, the Winter 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.

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 Winter Career Fair is an excellent resource for conducting job market research.

Participating employers include: Alaska Airlines, Amazon, American Family Insurance, Aramark, CampusPoint, Conversica, Draper Valley Farms, Enterprise Holdings, Everett Police Department, Expedia, Fastenal, Georgia Pacific, Keller Williams Western Realty, Maxim Healthcare Services, Skagit Regional Health, Target, Team Corporation, The Sherwin Williams Company, Tyler Technologies, US Bank and many more.

This year’s fair will also be featuring an engineering section in conjunction with the Engineering and Design Department’s new programs. Participating employers include: EMC, Exotic Metals Forming Co., King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Puget Sound Energy, U. S. Geological Survey, the Washington State Department of Ecology, and others. Engineering student clubs will also be in attendance.

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