Employers, hiring managers on hand when WWU hosts Winter Career Fair Feb. 9

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 Thursday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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: Aerotek, Birch Equipment Co., Campus Point, Dynacraft, Enterprise Holdings, Fred Meyer, Heath Tecna, Insight Global, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Logos Bible Software, Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy, SPIE, Target, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Vitech Business Group, Zones, Inc., and many more.

To make the most of the fair, job seekers should research participating companies in advance, dress in professional business attire, and bring plenty of resumes. A career fair preparation workshop covering necessary skills for successfully approaching employers will be offered Monday, Feb. 6 at noon in Old Main 280K.

For more information, see the Career Services Center website at http://www.careers.wwu.edu, stop by the Career Services Center offices in Old Main 280, or call (360) 650-3240.

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