The University of Puget Sound's Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 4-7:00 p.m. in WSC Marshall Hall.
Many Career Fair employers are interested in hiring Puget Sound students regardless of their major. Students who keep their options open and investigate all available opportunities might be pleasantly surprised by what they learn about how these organizations hire talent. Career Fair employers say it best:
“Our ideal candidate is driven, enthusiastic and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere” Enterprise Rent-A-Car
“There is no right or wrong major to chart a career with the National Park Service--it's all about your desire to protect and preserve America's special places for future generations.” Olympic National Park
“Wanted: responsible & motivated individuals with a strong interest in Japan, who enjoy working with people, especially youth.” JET (Japan Exchange & Teaching) Program
Additionally, there are a few organizations attending the Career Fair that may be of particular interest to IPE students:
AmeriCorps: A chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community. Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.
Federal Bureau of Investigation: As a threat-based and intelligence-driven national security organization, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
JET (Japan Exchange & Teaching) Program seeks to enhance internationalization by promoting mutual understanding between Japan & other nations. The program encourages foreign language & culture exchange by inviting foreign representatives to live and work in Japan for a year.
Olympic National Park protects almost one million acres of unique natural and cultural environments and is 95% Wilderness. There is no right or wrong major to chart a career with the National Park Service--it's all about your desire to protect and preserve America's special places for future generations.
Peace Corps: Volunteers* work in over 70 countries around the world in the fields of education, health and HIV/AIDS, business, IT, the environment, agriculture and youth development. *Peace Corps ”Volunteers” are not without financial support.
Port of Seattle plays a key role in bringing international trade, transportation and travel to the Pacific Northwest, and supports industries as diverse as tourism and commercial fishing.
For a complete listing of organizations that are attending, visit the Fall 2010 List of Career Fair Employers.
Wondering what to expect? Read the CESblogs post Calling all Loggers! Come to the Career Fair!