Career and Employment Expo Set for April 16 at West Virginia State University

4/1/2015
Contact: Kimberly Osborne
(304) 766-3363
kosborne@wvstateu.edu
 
 
April 1, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Career and Employment Expo Set for April 16 at West Virginia State University

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) will host its annual Career and Employment Expo on Thursday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the James C. Wilson University Union.

The event is free and open to all job seekers including WVSU students, graduates and the general public.

“Local businesses, state and federal agencies will be looking for candidates to fill full-time, part-time, summer and internship positions,” said Sandy Maharaj, Director of the WVSU Office of Career Services and Co-operative Education. “The Expo is an opportunity for both job seekers as well as students who are not looking for a job but who are gathering information about their future job/career options. The event is open to the public and it is a tremendous networking opportunity for all.”

More than 80 recruiters from approximately 50 businesses representing a broad spectrum of career fields including government, finance, human services, law enforcement, communications, technology, sales/marketing, retail/merchandising, operations and health care are expected to participate.

Among the businesses scheduled to attend are the U.S. Department of State, W.Va. Division of Personnel, CAMC, MRC Global, LM Communications and many more.

For more information, contact the WVSU Office of Career Services and Co-operative Education at (304) 766-3250.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. 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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