Provided by: Meg Nugent Dwyer
LACEY, Wash. — Students and job-seekers will have an opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers Tuesday, March 31 at the 2015 Career and Internship Fair. The fair, co-sponsored by Saint Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marcus Pavilion on the Saint Martin’s University campus, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE. The fair welcomes students, alumni and the public. Admission is free.
This year’s Career and Internship Fair will feature about 100 employers from private industry, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Some will be conducting on-site interviews for full-time, part-time and summer positions. Several colleges and universities will represent their graduate programs at the event.
“The Career Fair is a signature event for our students and the local community. It provides the opportunity for job seekers to meet potential employers and graduate school recruiters to learn about exciting career fields” says Ann Adams, associate dean of students and director of career development at Saint Martin’s.
Adams recommends that job-seekers come prepared by wearing appropriate business attire, bringing multiple copies of resumes and brushing up on interview skills in advance. A list of employers planning to attend can be found at www.stmartin.edu/careercenter/events.
Even for those who are not seeking immediate employment, the fair provides a great opportunity to gather informationfor future internships and jobs as well as expand their network of contacts, Adams says.
This year’s fair sponsors are the Associated Students of Saint Martin’s University, Saint Martin’s Alumni Association, Bon Appétit, Molina Healthcare, ResCare HomeCare, State Farm, CHI Franciscan Health Systems and Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel.
Saint Martin’s University is an independent, four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 25 majors and seven graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, nursing and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes nearly 1,200 undergraduate students and 323 graduate students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey campus, and 350 more students to its extended campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Centralia College and Tacoma Community College. Visit the Saint Martin’s University website at www.stmartin.edu.
For additional information:
Associate Dean of Students; Director of Career Development
Meg Nugent Dwyer, Media Relations Manager,Saint Martin’s University, 360-412-6126; firstname.lastname@example.org