WWU to host winter career fair Feb. 10

The Bellingham Business Journal

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. 10 in the Mac Gym of the Wade King Student Recreation Center. Admission to the fair is free.

Sponsored by the WWU Career Services Center, the Winter Career Fair is a recruiting event that allows students and the general public to meet with hiring managers from a wide range of employers, including private-sector companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

This event provides an opportunity for students and alumni of all majors to discuss internships and job openings with participating organizations. For those who may be uncertain about their career goals or options, the Winter Career Fair is a resource for conducting job market research.

Participating employers include: Aerotek, Fisher Communications, Fred Meyer, Logos Bible Software, Northwestern Mutual, Pacific Capital Resource Group, Peace Corps, Port of Seattle, Rite Aid and Verizon Wireless.

Job seekers are encouraged to research participating companies in advance, dress in professional business attire, and bring lots of resumes.

A free career fair preparation workshop covering necessary skills for successfully approaching employers will be offered at 4 p.m. Feb. 3 and again at noon on Feb. 7 in Old Main 280K.

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

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