Winter career fair set for Feb. 14

Western Today staff
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 10:10am

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Winter Career Fair, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Viking Union Multi-purpose Room. Admission to the fair is free.

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: Amazon, B/E Aerospace, City of Seattle Parks and Recreation, Costco, Dynacraft, Enterprise, EMC, Fred Meyer, Kent School District, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Peace Corps, Port of Seattle, Puget Sound Energy, Tableau Software, Target, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Watson Furniture, Zones Inc., 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

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