Hundreds of employment opportunities await job seekers at West Virginia Universitys fall Employment Expo from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the Shell Building next to the WVU Coliseum.
Representatives from more than 80 companies and agencies will be on hand to accept resumes and meet with prospective employees, making it the largest Employment Expo ever.
Students can expect a record number of employers at this years expo,said Bob Kent, director of WVU s Career Services Center.They should come prepared to complete profiles and applications before they leave. Some in high demand may get offers.
Students should have their resumes polished and bring plenty of copies, he further advised. Other tips: Brush up on interview skills, find out if employers are coming back to campus to interview later, and ask for a business card.
Know the economy is in a boom cycle and employers are hiring in record numbers,Kent added.
Jobs are available in a variety of fields,including accounting, banking, broadcasting, engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceutical sales and recreation. Participants will also be able to explore careers in public service with state and federal government agencies, the U.S. Army and National Guard, and the Peace Corps.