Criminal Justice Career Fair Scheduled for W.Va. State University

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Oct. 17, 2012

Criminal Justice Career Fair Scheduled for W.Va. State University

 INSTITUTE, W.Va.– More than 20 law enforcement agency representatives will participate in West Virginia State University’s Criminal Justice Career Fair Thursday, Oct. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Wilson University Union.                

Career recruiters will inform attendees about job opportunities and options in the criminal justice and law enforcement fields, and will deliver short presentations about their respective organizations.

“The event is open to the public and all majors are encouraged to attend,” said Dr. Sandy Maharaj, director of the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education at WVSU. “It’s never too early to start career planning and practice networking in a comfortable environment.”

Among the agencies scheduled to attend are the I.R.S. Criminal Investigation unit; the United States Army, Air Force, and Marshals Service; the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, State Police, Division of Corrections and Division of Juvenile Services; and law enforcement officers from West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, among others.

West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multiā€generational institution, located in Institute, WV. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.



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