Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Minnesota's Private Colleges Job & Internship Fair

February 21 & 22, 2012
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

For the 35th year, Minnesota's Private Colleges will host the annual JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR on February 21 and February 22 which stands out as one of the premier college/employer partnerships in the country. This Fair allows employers and candidates to meet at the booths from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. while simultaneously allowing interviewing for either job or internship candidates until 5:00 p.m. The second day of the Fair will be exclusively for interviews. The job fair is attended by approximately 1,800 candidates.

Special Events

Biomedical Science Panels, sponsored by Aerotek Scientific
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Minneapolis Convention Center
Room: L100A/B

Each panel will be comprised of 5-8 scientists from local biomedical/medical device, pharmaceutical science or biotech organizations. Panelists will present information on their organization, what they do, their career path, students interested in the industry.

Organizations represented at previous job fair panels include: 3M, Aerotek Scientific, Beckman Coulter, Boston Scientific, Ecolab, General Mills, Guidant, Medtox, and Medtronic

10:30 a.m. Panel
Clinical Research

11:30 a.m. Panel
R & D / Laboratory Science

Please note: * Students MUST register for the job fair to be eligible to attend the panels.

Why Should I Attend?

By attending the Job Fair, you will have the opportunity to network with 150+ employers who are interested in starting and maintaining employment relationships with MN graduates! Many of the employers who will be present at the event will be actively recruiting for jobs and internships. Other employers may anticipate hiring in the next six months. No matter what the organizations' objectives may be, as an attendee, you can take advantage of speaking with recruiters from a variety of different industries to learn how your career goals may fit with their hiring needs. Contact your university Career Services office if you have further questions related to this Fair or your job search.

In addition to meeting many employers at the fair, all registered candidates also have the opportunity to make their resume available to EVERY employer simply by posting their resume to our online resume book. For more information, click on the "Post A Resume" link.

How Do I Register, And What Is The Cost?

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled at one of the participating seventeen Minnesota Private Colleges are eligible to attend. You may create an account on our website to post your resume by clicking here, but you must register for the job fair with your career services department. Only pre-registered candidates will be admitted to the job fair.

What Is The Schedule For Tuesday at The Job Fair?

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

8:30 a.m.
Doors open to students with special needs.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Open session for all registered undergraduate students. Students visit with employers in exhibit booth area for either full-time employment or internships. Employers have the opportunity to identify candidates to interview at any time during the first or second day if they have reserved an interview booth. Interviews may also occur at the booths as staffing permits. It is the employer's responsibility to contact students directly to inform them of their interview time.
Visit the career services office on your campus to register for the Job and Internship Fair.

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