October 7, 2011
From: Laura J. Woodard, Director of Media Relations
Fall 2011 All Majors Career Fair set
for October 12
All ULM junior and senior students, as well as ULM alumni, are invited to attend the University of Louisiana at Monroe Fall 2011 All Majors Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the second floor ballroom of the Student Union Building.
The All Majors Career Fair will run from 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and is an opportunity to meet local and regional employers including:
- Vantage Health Plan
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice
- State Farm Insurance
- St. Francis Medical Center
- Autism Learning Center
- Diamond B Construction
- and many more
A complete list of all companies participating in the All Majors Career Fair can be found on the Career Connections Web site.
This year the Office of University Relations will provide free professional "head shots" for the first 300 students to come to the event.
“This is a professional, business attire event”, says Alberta Green, Director of Career Connections.
Also, the first 50 students to register will receive a free Career Connections “Jump-Start Your Career T-Shirt” and a chance to put their name in the drawing to win a 32 GB New Apple I-Pad2!
Students may register online at the Career Connections Web site.
Workshops leading up to the Career Fair will take place Tuesday, October 11.
Local companies that will be speaking at the workshops are Centurylink, Coast Professional, ConAgra Foods, Community Trust Bank, Compass Performance Group, Faulk& Foster, St. Francis, JPMorgan Chase, The Radio People, Raising Canes, Vantage Health and Wal-Mart.
• "How to Work a Career Fair" will be presented by local employers from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Oct. 11th in the ULM Library, Room 302.
The workshop includes networking, talking with employers, dressing for success and landing a job.
• "Lunch with Professionals/Speed Interviewing" workshop is 12:30 – 2:15 p.m. Oct. 11th in the ULM Library, Room 302.
It includes how to interact with potential employers and how to have an impressive interview. Raising Canes will provide lunch.
For more information please contact Alberta Green, Director of Career Connections at 318-342-5338 or firstname.lastname@example.org.