The Purdue University North Central Office of Career Development is hosting its 5th Spring Career Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the Library-Student-Faculty Building, Room 144 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT. The fair is open to PNC students, alumni and the public who will have the opportunity to network with employers representing an array of industries and organizations including finance and insurance services, retail, manufacturing, business, management, sales, government and non-profit organizations.
“We are encouraged by the number of employers who are hiring and are happy to welcome back our loyal recruiting partners as well as many organizations new to recruiting at Purdue University North Central,” said Natalie Connors, director of Career Development. “We have many employers seeking interns as well as full-time positions.”
Connors noted that the employers are seeking applicants with strong problem-solving, analytical thinking, communication and leadership skills. “PNC students, across disciplines, possess the skills in demand,” she said.
Job seekers are encouraged to research the organizations they are interested in and bring multiple copies of their resume along with their questions. Attendees should be dressed in interview-appropriate attire.
Among the employers attending are American Sugar Refining, Inc., ArcelorMittal USA, LLC, Arnett Construction, All Phase Electrical Supply, CEC Controls Company, Dwyer Instruments, Farm Credit Mid America, Geico Insurance Company, Group Dekko and Imagination Station Child Care Development Center.
Further information about the fair, including the list of registered employers, can be found at www.pnc.edu/careers/office-of-career-development/students/careerexpo/.
Job seekers are encouraged to pre-register for the event, which can be done online, or by calling 219-785-5451.
The Office of Career Development provides career and job search services to Purdue students and alumni. As a bridge from college life to the world of work, its mission is to support the exploration of career and academic options, the development of job search skills and to facilitate connections between employers and students that lead to successful outcomes and satisfying futures.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Office of Career Development at 219-785-5451.