October 13, 2011

University to host all-majors job fair Oct. 19

by Andrea Hahn

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- All majors, all welcome  -- students interested in employment in the near future or career development a bit further out may find some answers and opportunities at the all-majors job fair sponsored by Career Services at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The event, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 19 in the Student Center Ballrooms, features representatives from more than 60 employers.  Internship opportunities as well as employment possibilities will be available.

Job Fair participants represent a wide variety of industries, including retail, mining, law enforcement, financial investing, aviation, manufacturing, natural resources and energy, health, education, hospitality and tourism, military and more.  

Pre-registration is not a requirement, and admission is free.  Those looking for employment or internships should bring multiple copies of their résumés and any other appropriate credentials or documents, and should dress professionally -- in business casual at minimum.

For more information about Career Services, visit http://careerservices.siuc.edu/.