Career and Internship Fair to be held Jan. 30

Author: Shannon Chapla


The University of Notre Dame will host its 2008 Winter Career and Internship Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 (Wednesday) in the Joyce Center fieldhouse. Sponsored by the Universitys Career Center, the event is free and open to students from Notre Dame, Saint Marys College, Holy Cross College and other area colleges and universities.

Some 170 employers and more than 480 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 from noon to 2:30 p.m. the same day in the Monogram Room of the Joyce Center, will provide students with an additional networking forum with 330 employer representatives in attendance.

This fair will be the most diverse career event in Notre Dames history,said Lee Svete, director of the Career Center.It will offer students an array of career opportunities with some amazing employers in attendance, including the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, Relay Worldwide, Museum of Contemporary Art, Church World Service, adidas, U.S. Department of Justice and many others who typically do not recruit on college campuses.New employers also represent careers in sports marketing, business, merchandising, biotechnology, engineering, public relations, technology, non-profit/social change and more.

Other organizations attending the event include Abercrombie&Fitch, American Red Cross, Central Intelligence Agency, Coca-Cola, Department of Veterans Affairs, General Mills, Hewlett Packard, Hill&Knowlton, Infosys Technologies, Land OLakes, Liz Claiborne, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Pace Global Energy Services, Peace Corps, Procter&Gamble, Progressive Insurance, Starcom Worldwide and Zimmer.

A complete list of participating employers is available at .

_ Contact: Lee Svete, director of the Career Center, 574-631-5200,_ " " __


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