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Engineering and Computing Career Fair Set for Sept. 19

Monday, August 20, 2012

Career Fiar Get started down the path to that dream job.  The Engineering and Computing Career Fair is noon to 5 p.m., Sept. 19, on the 5th and 6th floors of the Kansas Union.  More than 100 companies are registered to attend.  Students are advised to review the complete list of employers scheduled to attend and learn something about those of interest prior to arriving.

The career fair is open to all engineering and computer science students.  It’s a chance for students to gather information about a wide variety of companies, network with industry leaders, and learn about potential internship and employment opportunities.   Students are reminded to dress professionally and to bring multiple copies of their resume to share with prospective employers.

For more on what to expect and what employers are looking for, check out this video from the 2012 Spring Engineering and Computing Career Fair.

The career fair is open to all KU students, but employers will primarily focus on making connections with students in engineering and the hard sciences.

Students are also encouraged to register for for Evening With Industry, set for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. This annual event, hosted by the Society of Women Engineers, allows students an opportunity to enjoy a meal and interact with representatives from leading corporations.  The event is intended for all engineering students (undergraduate through Masters/Ph.D.) in all disciplines.  The deadline to register has been extended to, Friday, Sept. 14.  Click here to register.  The cost is $5 for SWE members and $15 for non-members.


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