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Smeal Students to Connect with Employers at Spring Career Fairs

Penn State Smeal College of Business students will connect with potential employers next week in a series of targeted career fairs, including the Corporate Associate Career Fair, the Supply Chain Career Fair, and the Marketing Career Fair. Employers will seek students for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. All career events will take place in the Atrium of the Business Building on the University Park campus.
January 31, 2013

Penn State Smeal College of Business students will connect with potential employers next week in a series of targeted career fairs, including the Corporate Associate Career Fair, the Supply Chain Career Fair, and the Marketing Career Fair.

Employers will seek students for internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. All career events will take place in the Atrium of the Business Building on the University Park campus.

The Corporate Associate Career Fair will be held on Monday, Feb. 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for students of all business majors, from first-year students through seniors. This career fair features companies who partner with Smeal, including Altria Group Distribution Company, Deloitte, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ernst & Young, Ferguson, Grant Thornton, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, PNC, PPG, PwC, Shell, and Target.

The two-day Supply Chain Career Fair will be held from Feb. 5-6 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for students seeking positions in the supply chain field. For more information on the more than 75 companies attending and the positions for which they are recruiting, visit www.smeal.psu.edu/cscr/recruiting.

The Marketing Career Fair will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for students interested in career and internship positions in the marketing field. For a full list of the 30 companies attending, visit ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/careers/career-fairs/marketing-career-fair/.

“All of the career fairs organized by Smeal aim to assist in making the connection easier between companies seeking specific majors and our quality students,” said Meg Handley, director of Smeal’s Career and Corporate Connections office. “We were excited to connect more than 1,800 students who attended career fairs last fall, and we hope to see that many networking with employers again this spring.”

For the past two years, Smeal has been ranked number one among recruiters according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

Students attending the career fairs should make sure to bring plenty of copies of their resumes and to dress in business professional attire. For tips and advice on making a positive first impression at the career fair, visit Smeal’s Career Fair Prep website at ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/careers/resources/career-fair-prep/.

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