Smeal career fairs slated for the spring semester

Penn State Smeal College of Business students will connect with potential employers starting this week in a series of targeted career fairs, including the Supply Chain Career Fair, the Corporate Associate Career Fair and the Marketing Career Fair.

Employers will seek students for internships, co-ops and full-time positions. All career events will take place in the Atrium of the Business Building on the University Park campus.

The two-day Supply Chain Career Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 29-30 for students seeking positions in the supply chain field. For more information on the more than 80 companies attending and the positions for which they are recruiting, visit www.smeal.psu.edu/cscr/recruiting.

The Corporate Associate Career Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 for students of all business majors, from first-year students through seniors. This career fair features companies who partner with Smeal, including Aldi, Altria, Baker Tilly, Bechtel Corporation, Deloitte, EY, Ferguson, Grant Thornton, Johnson & Johnson, Kohl’s, KPMG, Macy’s, PPG Industries, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Shell and UPMC.

The Marketing Career Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 for students interested in career and internship positions in the marketing field. For a full list of the companies attending, visit http://ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/careers/career-fairs/marketing-career-fair/.

For the past three years, Smeal has been ranked No. 1 or No. 2 among recruiters according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

For more information on spring career fairs, students should visit http://ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/careers/career-fairs. Students attending the career fairs should make sure to bring plenty of copies of their resumes and to dress in business professional attire. For tips and advice on making a positive first impression at the career fair, visit Smeal’s Career Fair Prep website at http://ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/careers/resources/career-fair-prep/.

Companies who would like more information on becoming involved with undergraduate recruiting can visit http://www.smeal.psu.edu/corp/undergraduate/careerfairs.

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Last Updated January 28, 2014