Winter Career and Internship Fair to be held Feb. 1

Author: Shannon Chapla


The University of Notre Dame will host its 2007 Winter Career and Internship Fair from4to8 p.m.Feb. 1 (Thursday) 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 170 employers and 473 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.

A diversity reception, to be held fromnoonto2:30 p.m.the same day in the Monogram Room of theJoyceCenter, will provide students with an additional networking forum with some 300 employer representatives in attendance.Corporate sponsors for the reception include Accenture, Belden, BP Energy, Chevron Products, Johnson&Johnson, Follett Higher Education Group, GEICO, General Electric, Deloitte, Ernst&Young, Goldman Sachs&Company, KPMG, Kraft Foods, Lehman Brothers, Target, Hewlett Packard, the Vanguard Group and Walgreens.

This fair will be the largest and most diverse career event in Notre Dames history,said Lee Svete, director of theCareerCenter.It will offer some 350 career opportunities with recruiters representing non-profits, government agencies, Fortune 500 employers, entertainment/media groups, technology and engineering fields and more.

Other organizations attending the event include AT&T, Abercrombie&Fitch, Boeing Company, CBS News, Chicago Police Department, Central Intelligence Agency, Coca-Cola, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, E&J Gallo Winery, General Mills, Lockheed Martin, Merrill Lynch, Motorola and Whirlpool Corporation.

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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