September 28, 2005

Job fair set for Tuesday, Oct. 4

by Tom Woolf

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A job and graduate school fair at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Tuesday, Oct. 4, will give students, alumni and interested community members a first-hand look at job opportunities across the country.

The event, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms, features representatives from more than 100 employers and graduate schools. Registration is not necessary and admission is free.

Job seekers should bring multiple copies of their resumes and any other pertinent credentials, and should dress appropriately.

Firms represented come from Illinois, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin,

Call Career Services at 618/453-2391 for more information. A list of career day participants is available at

Serving others and expanding the University's heritage of collaboration and partnerships with corporations, private businesses and government are among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint for the development of the University by the time it celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019.