WWU career fair offers free prep class

Published on Wed, Mar 10, 2010
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Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University’s Spring Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 22 in the Mac Gym of the Wade King Student Recreation Center.

The event, sponsored by the WWU Career Services Center, is a major recruiting event where students and the general public can meet hiring managers from a broad range of private-sector companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Participating employers include Seattle Parks and Recreation, Expeditors International, Target, Peace Health/St. Joseph Hospital, Peace Corps, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Whatcom Community College and U.S. Coast Guard.

Job seekers should bring resumes, research the companies in advance and dress in business attire. A free workshop, “How to prepare for the spring career fair,” which teaches skills in approaching employers, will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 and at noon on Monday, April 19.  Both workshops will take place in Viking Union (VU) 567.

For a complete listing of participating employers or more information call 360/650-3240 or visit www.careers.wwu.edu.