Winter Career and Internship Fair to be held Feb. 1

Author: Shannon Chapla


The University of Notre Dame will host its 2006 Winter Career and Internship Fair from4to8 p.m.Feb. 1 (Wednesday) in theJoyceCenterfieldhouse. Sponsored by the University’sCareerCenter, the event is free and open to students from Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College,HolyCrossCollegeand other area colleges and universities.

Some 165 employers and more than 400 recruiters representing a wide range of industries will be available to accept résumés for consideration for internships or full-time positions and to discuss career options and opportunities with students of all majors and academic levels.

This years fair is the largest and most diverse job and internship event on record at Notre Dame, setting new attendance marks for the number of employers and recruiters,said Lee Svete ( /content.cfm?topicId=15083 ), director of the Career Center.The variety is remarkable.Recruiters from The Smithsonian Institution, ESPN, Rodale Press, OMD andMemorialSloanKetteringCancerCenterdo not normally travel to college campuses for career fairs.

Other organizations attending the event include AT&T, Abercrombie&Fitch, Chicago Police Department, Central Intelligence Agency, Coca-Cola, GEICO, General Mills, Hyatt Hotels&Resorts, Whirlpool Corporation, Internal Revenue Service, State Farm Insurance, Lockheed Martin, Motorola and Rolls-Royce Corporation.

Once again,Svete said,Notre Dame continues to be a major player in the world’s entry level job and internship market for Fortune 1000 employers, governmentagencies, non-profits and fast-growth companies.In fact, we have received calls from college students from other institutions inGeorgia,Michigan,IndianaandPennsylvaniawho have asked for permission to attend the event at Notre Dame."

A diversity reception, to be held fromnoonto2:30 p.m.the same day in the Monogram Room of theJoyceCenterwill provide students with an additional networking forum. Corporate sponsors for the reception are Johnson&Johnson, General Electric, Citigroup, Deloitte, Ernst&Young, Goldman, Sachs&Company, JPMorgan, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Target, UBS, Procter&Gamble, EDS, Hewlett Packard, Talbots and the Vanguard Group.

A complete list of participating employers is available at , which also includes descriptions of the organizations and positions for which they are recruiting.

* Contact: * _Lee Svete, director of theCareerCenter, 574-631-5200,

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