WWU to host Spring Career Fair April 22

The Bellingham Business Journal

Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Spring Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 22 in the Mac Gym of the Wade King Student Recreation Center.

The event, sponsored by the WWU Career Services Center, is a major recruiting event where students and the general public can meet hiring managers from a broad range of private-sector companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Admission to the fair is free.

Participating employers include: City of Seattle – Parks and Recreation, Expeditors International, Target, Peace Health/St. Joseph Hospital, Peace Corps, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Whatcom Community College, U.S. Coast Guard and many more.

The Spring Career Fair provides job seekers with an invaluable opportunity to network with employers. Students and alumni of all majors can discuss job openings and internships. For those uncertain about career goals or options, the Spring Career Fair is an excellent resource for conducting research in the job market.

To make the best impression, job seekers should bring resumes, research the companies in advance and dress in business attire. A free workshop, “How to prepare for the Spring Career Fair,” which teaches skills in approaching employers, will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 and at noon on Monday, April 19. Both workshops will take place in Viking Union (VU) 567.

For a complete listing of participating employers or more information please visit the Career Services Center Web site, visit the Career Service Center at Old Main 280 or call the Center at (360) 650-3240.

For a parking permit or information, please stop at the south campus visitor information drive-through at the Campus Services building at the corner of Bill McDonald Parkway and 21st Street, open from 7:15 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays. There is a $2 hourly charge for parking from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Parking meters at various campus locations cost $2 an hour, 24 hours/7 days.

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