WestPACS Job fair to be held Oct 17

More than 120 national and local employers offering internships and jobs will be on hand at the Western Pennsylvania Career Services (WestPACS) Association Spring Job and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa.

Recruiters from a wide variety of industries, government agencies and nonprofit organizations will attend. The fair is geared toward fall and spring graduates and recent alumni with program certificates and degrees in all majors.

Jim Shields, career services coordinator at Penn State New Kensington, is the chair of the student marketing committee of WestPACS. According to Shields, the event features full- and part-time employment, internships and co-op opportunities, both regionally and nationally.

"Job seekers will be able to discuss current openings and network with employers hiring in numerous career fields," said Shields. "It is the premier job fair for college students and graduates in Western Pennsylvania.”

Sponsored by the WestPACS Consortium of 44 colleges and universities in western Pennsylvania, the job fair is open to students and graduates from two- and four-year degree programs. Advance registration is free until Oct. 31. The cost is $5 at the door.

A resume, college ID and professional dress are required for entrance into the fair. Free parking is available. Register online at www.westpacs.org or contact Shields at (724) 334-6065 or xjs8@psu.edu via email.

For a list of employers and job openings at the job fair, visit http://www.westpacs.org/ online.

For information on career assistance at Penn State New Kensington, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/StudentServices/CareerServices/35579.htm online.


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Last Updated October 11, 2012