News - 2018 Career and Internship Fair On Campus April 4

2018 Career and Internship Fair On Campus April 4

Career Fair

Greenville University is pleased to announce that a career and internship fair will take place on campus Wednesday, April 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Crum Recreation Center. To date, more than 70 businesses have reserved space.

The fair is open to jobseekers in the community and students alike.

Attendees can expect to engage in conversation with local and regional employers. Participating organizations include nonprofits, ministry, manufacturers, health care, sports management, government agencies and social services, among others.

Click here for a list of confirmed participants.

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“Our goal is to assist our students in networking with professionals and to equip them with the career preparation tools they need to obtain valuable work experience,” said Kelli Pryor, coordinator of career services at Greenville University.

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“We stress the importance to our students that they don’t have to travel to seek out these businesses and organizations. We are investing in their futures by inviting these recruiters to campus.”

Recent graduate Brooke Bryant '17, graduate assistant with the University's Briner School of Business, recalls attending multiple career fairs as a student. "I connected with so many different companies and have built relationships with them. Some of them even contact me today just to see what's new in my life."

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Carrie Baker, a senior majoring in public relations, has assisted with preparations for the fair and urges students of all ages to participate.

“There are so many incredible businesses and organizations that attend the fair. Even if you aren’t looking for jobs or internships, networking with these professionals is such a great experience. Until now, I never fully realized how great of an opportunity Greenville places before us and how important it is to take advantage of these opportunities early in our educational journey!”

Students are encouraged to dress professionally and bring several copies of their resumes for distribution.

For more information about the career and internship fair, contact Kelli Pryor, kelli.pryor@greenville.edu, 618-664-6655. 

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This story was published on March 22, 2018




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