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DATE: April 1, 2013 12:55:20 PM PDT
WWU to Host Spring Career Fair April 18

Contact:  Kristi Birkeland, WWU Career Services Center, (360) 650-4621 kristi.birkeland@wwu.edu

BELLINGHAM – 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 18, in the Viking Union Multi-purpose Room.  Admission to the fair is free.

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 representatives from a wide range of industries and employers, including high-tech, manufacturing, financial, retail, non-profit and government organizations. 

This event provides valuable opportunities for students and alumni of all majors to discuss internship and employment possibilities.  For those who may be uncertain about their career goals or options, the Spring Career Fair is an excellent resource for conducting job market research.

Participating employers include: Aerotek, Boys & Girls Club, Clearwire, Dynacraft/PACCAR, Enterprise, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Hall & Company, KSTW TV, Longview Fibre, Mukilteo School District, NALCO, PeaceHealth, Sun Valley Resort, Trane, Vertafore, Washington State Department of Revenue, and many more. For a complete list of participating employers and additional information about how to prepare for the fair, please visit the Career Services Center website at http://www.wwu.edu/careers/ and click on Events Calendar under Links of Interest.

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. Visitors from off campus are encouraged to use the Lincoln Creek Transit Center Park and Ride and take the bus to campus.

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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