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College to Career Fair

Fall 2014 college to career fair

College to Career Fair Specifics:

What is the College to Career Fair?
The Center for Career and Professional Development  is partnering with local, national and regional organizations to create the 2015 College to Career Fair. This event is an opportunity for you (WKU Students) to interface with employers looking for the best  talent WKU has to offer. 

When & Where:

Wednesday, Oct 21, 12PM - 3PM
Downing Student Union 3rd Floor

 

Who is Coming: (So Far)

Aerotek - Aerotek® Inc. is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing services. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group® Inc., the largest staffing company in the U.S. At Aerotek, your career will begin as a recruiter, receiving valuable career training and professional development in a rewarding sales-oriented company. Opportunities include: Our Recruiters work with our clients and a high energy team of Aerotek Sales Managers, Customer Service Associates and others to identify, screen, interview, present and hire qualified candidates for contract and permanent positions.

AirgasAirgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. Opportunities includeOperations Trainee Account Trainee Branch Trainee

Allstar Therapies, Inc. - Allstar Therapies, Inc. is a privately held Pennsylvania corporation headquartered in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. Allstar is a provider of Occupational, Physical, and Speech therapy services and has been in operation since 1996 We provide services in Pennsylvania,Arkansas, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia. Opportunities include: Allstar is looking for a two full time Physical Therapist to provide services in the Correctional Care setting located in Lexington, KY and Louisville, KY areas.  The Correctional Care Division of Allstar Therapies, Inc. provides progressive rehabilitation services within the Kentucky state operated prison facilities near Louisville, Lexington, and in Eastern Kentucky.

Aramark - Aramark delivers experiences that enrich and nourish people’s lives through innovative food, facility, and uniform services. The Aramark workforce of more than 270,000 employees is devoted to working hard for our global roster of clients, and we’re always looking for new dreamers and doers to join our team.  Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. 

Atmos Energy - Natural Gas Utility Opportunities include: Natural Gas Utility located in 8 states with opportunities in Engineering, Accounting, Operations, etc.

Bankers Life - We are a 135 year old insurance company that specializes in the retirement market to help with their healthcare and financial planning. We are looking for talented, motivated, and hardworking individuals to help our company grow! Opportunities include: Insurance Agent and Insurance Agent Internships, Financial Planner, and Management Trainee Program

Beck's Hybrids - Beck's Hybrids is the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, serving farmers in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, southern Michigan, western Kentucky, Tennessee, Iowa and eastern Missouri. Beck's understands what farmers need, because we're farmers, too. Opportunities include: Full time positions in sales, agronomy, and sales support. Summer internship positions available in sales, research, practical farm research, and marketing.

Bierman ABA Autism Center - We work with children with autism spectrum disorders between the ages of 1 and 13 and specialize in providing early intervention, personalized and intensive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs. Opportunities include: Board Certified Behavior Analysts, ABA Therapists

BM2 Freight Services - BM2 Freight Services, Inc is a full-service transportation solutions provider. We offer full-truckload (van, flatbed and refrigerated) freight, LTL freight, air/ocean imports and exports, intermodal, and expedited services all over the 48 states, Canada, and Mexico. Our founding principles emphasize a high level of integrity and exceptional service, which distinguishes us from our competitors. Opportunities include: The Account Manager is primarily responsible for connecting shippers with contract motor carriers, which includes negotiating rates with shippers as well as carriers, managing the movement of freight, and resolving any issues that may arise during shipment. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and organized problem solvers, with strong people skills and the ability to manage time & resources.

Brooksource - Brooksource is a cutting edge IT services company that supplies a full range of senior level IT talent to clients. We have built a strong reputation of delivering innovative solutions for technical projects across the Midwest.  Opportunities include: We look at all majors for our outside sales division and provide all of the technical training. Above all, we look for success driven individuals who possess enthusiasm, work ethic, leadership, and the desire to be a part of a fast growing company. Hiring: Sales Account Executives & Recruiters 

Buckeye International - Buckeye International, Inc. is the innovative leader in the cleaning/maintenance products industry with a heritage marked by a history of quality products, profitable operations, and consistent financial strength. Opportunities include: This is an entry-level full time business-to-business salaried sales position. The Field Sales Representative sells the Buckeye line of environmentally/user friendly products to a particular market segment within their territory. These market segments are schools/government, healthcare, retail and industrial accounts. The territory is a 30 to 50 mile radius around the city you work in.

Buckle, Inc. - Buckle operates over 460 stores in 44 states.  The key to Buckle’s consistent growth is the talent and dedication of its 8,000+ teammates working together with the primary focus on its mission – TO CREATE THE MOST ENJOYABLE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE FOR OUR GUESTS. Exceeding $1 billion in sales, Buckle has grown to become one of America’s favorite denim destinations. Opportunities include: Sales & Management Internship (Paid, Part-Time, Internship) & Management Development Program (Paid, Full-Time, Career)

C.H Robinson - C.H. Robinson—accelerating careers with immense opportunities and professional growth within the global supply chain industry. Start here. Accelerate here. Every individual working at C.H. Robinson is integral to the success of our customers and our company. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500, global company that values teamwork, initiative, accountability, and integrity from its employees.

Calhoun Construction - We are general contractors committed to the quality of our projects. We are construction managers who are dedicated to the safety of their team and the quality of the work performed on a daily basis. As a design-build company, we have the ability to self-perform our work, adding the benefits of schedule control, quality control, and superior value by eliminating tiered markups. Opportunities include: Intern & Project Engineer

Campbellsville University - Higher Education Opportunities include: 17 Master's programs including MBA, Management and Leadership. Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Theology, Teaching English As a Second Language, Teacher leader Special Education, Special Education, RANK 1 and 67 Music programs

Carpenter Company - Carpenter Co. is the world's largest producer of comfort cushioning products, i.e., urethane and molded foam, carpet cushion, furniture foam and fiber applications, fiber, air filtration media, bedding consumer products, etc. Our guiding principles of continuous improvement, innovation, customer service and integrity are as important now as they were at our founding in 1948. Opportunities include: Operations Trainees - individuals trained to supervise/manage departments within our organization. Management Trainees - individuals trained to direct/manage our entire operations; candidates willing to relocate. Human Resource Trainees - individuals willing to learn our organization and potentially relocate to other branches

Cavalry Logistics - Cavalry Logistics is a leading third-party logistics company established in 2005 and located in the Greater Nashville Area! Our mission is Creating Capacity for our customers and to effect positive change in the industry. Opportunities include: Cavalry hires 10 freight brokers each month as well as other entry level positions. We are in a growth period right now and are doubling in size in the year 2015.

CED - Sales, Technical Sales, Electrical Engineering, Manager trainee, Internships Opportunities include: Management, Engineering, Sales and Marketing.

Commonwealth Health Corporation (CHC) - Commonwealth Health Corporation (CHC) is Southcentral Kentucky’s healthcare leader, providing a full range of medical and non-medical services to individuals and businesses. With four hospitals, numerous healthcare facilities and physician practices, CHC is prepared to meet the ever-changing needs of the community. CHC is best known as the parent company of The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Opportunities include: Career Opportunities are updated weekly on our career center website, www.chccareers.net. 

Daicel Safety Systems America - Advanced technologies originating in the aerospace, chemical, mechanical, electrical, and electronics industries are embodied in the automobile airbag inflator. Inflators are key safety devices at the heart of the airbag system. Daicel manufactures and sells various inflators for all vehicle installation locations as well as PGG micro gas generators for seatbelt pretensioners. Opportunities include: Both professional and hourly positions. Technical positions include but are not limited to Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Robotics, Quality Assurance, Design, and a combination of both Theoretical Mathematics and Basket Weaving.

Dayton Freight Lines - Founded in 1981, Dayton Freight is a private, union-free LTL freight carrier headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. With 47 Service Centers in the Midwest region, Dayton Freight offers shippers 1 or 2 day service to thousands of points throughout a 12 state area. With our Strategic Alliance Network, we can serve all of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Guam. Opportunities include: Management Trainee Program (24-week training program relying heavily on hands-on training learning every aspect of our 24-hour operation) and Management Internship Program (9-week internship program to learn what our company is all about).

DENSO Manufacturing Athens, TN Inc. - DENSO, a Tier 1 automotive supplier, is one of the world's largest suppliers of advanced technology, systems, and components. DENSO works with all major automotive manufacturers. Opportunities include: Mechanical Engineer & Electrical Engineer

Drake Enterprises, LTD - Drake Enterprises, Ltd / Drake Software designs, develops and distributes automated tax preparation solutions and educate the tax preparation community currently comprising of of more than 50,000 clients for the past 40 years. Opportunities include: Web application developers / Tax Analysts / Data Conversion Developers / Software developers / Testers / Accounting / Information Systems

Early Construction Inc. - Early Construction, Inc. is dedicated to building a world class Industrial construction company focused on serving clients in the southeastern United States. Our objective is to serve as the specialty mechanical contractor of choice to leading firms in the power, petroleum refining, chemical processing, metals and paper markets while maintaining the highest quality and safety standards in the industry. Opportunities include: We are currently seeking project engineers on both a full time and internship basis.

Enterprise Holdings - A family-owned, world-class portfolio of brands. A global network that expands across more than 70 countries. Some 83,000 dedicated team members sharing common values. And more than 1.5 million vehicles taking our customers wherever they need to go. Any way you measure it, we've become a leader in the transportation service industry. Opportunities include: Sales Management Trainee: As a Sales Management Trainee, you are empowered to make business decisions that greatly affect your career as well as the bottom line. You'll gain responsibility for developing new business and maintaining current relationships. You'll be responsible for understanding cost control, P&L statement and understanding what it takes to run a profitable business.

Farm Credit Mid-America - Farm Credit Mid-America is a $21 billion agricultural lending cooperative, with over 100,000 customers in 4 states. We offer a variety of products to the residents of rural America including home loans, equipment loans, lines of credit, and crop insurance. Opportunities include: Farm Credit Mid-America has full time career opportunities available in sales, credit, business technology, and more college graduates. For full time students- we also have paid summer internships available in many of the same fields. 

Fazolis - Fazolis is a fast casual dining restaurant headquartered in Lexington Kentucky. Opportunities include: All positions from cook, Cashier, to salaried management. 

Forever Communications - Forever Communications, Bowling Green, KY is a group of 4 radio stations including WBVR 96.7 FM, WUHU 1071.1 FM, WLYE 941. FM and WBGN 1340 AM. Opportunities include: On-Air and promotion internships, sales opportunities, etc.

General Motors - Automotive Manufacturing Opportunities include: Internships

Gwinnett County Public Schools - Gwinnett County Public Schools, located in the metro Atlanta area, is the largest school system in Georgia and 13th largest in the nation, with more than 175,000 students and continuing to grow. Opportunities include: Teaching positions available in elementary, middle school, and high school.

H&R Agri-Power - Agricultural Equipment Dealership Opportunities include: Sales, Service, Parts, Technology, Management, and Internships.

Hensley & Throneberry CPAs - Hensley and Throneberry, CPAs is a full service CPA firm serving Southern Kentucky and Northern Tennessee. Our firm has extensive knowledge and experience in accounting, tax issues, and assisting small businesses succeed. Our staff understands we are in a service business, and we must be responsive to our clients' needs. Opportunities include: Staff Accountant & Accounting intern

Hitachi Automative Systems Americas, Inc. - Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Hitachi America, Ltd., manufactures, remanufactures and markets a wide range of automotive systems including engine management systems, electric power train systems, drive control systems and car information systems for all major automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Opportunities Include: Manufacturing / Production Engineer & Quality Engineer

Internal Data Resources - IDR is a management and technology consulting organization dedicated to helping our clients effectively manage, execute and deliver business IT solutions. We effectively manage enterprise level clients and service their IT needs to ensure staffing deliverables are met in a timely manner. Opportunities include: IDR specializes in IT staffing. Within our field of expertise, IDR accommodates a broad spectrum of IT staffing requests from basic to high end and from temp to perm. We thrive on finding IT specialized skill sets and other high level IT staffing resources. We are looking for individuals to fill our Recruiter/Account Manager role and are interested in a long term, successful career in Sales!

J.B. Hunt Transport - Fortune 500 Transportation and Logistics Company Opportunities include: Logistics Sales Coordinator, Carrier Sales Coordinator, ICS Launch and Managers in Training

Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Company - Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance is Kentucky’s largest property and casualty insurance company. For more than half a century, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance has met the needs of its members, remembering at all times that it succeeded because of a commitment to excellence and to the people it serves and employs. Opportunities include: Within Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance there are many different departments, and within each department, many different positions. We constantly strive to fill each position with the right person. As an employee is promoted or advances, it is our quest to find qualified persons to join the team. 

Kentucky State Police - The Kentucky State Police is the leading law enforcement agency for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Becoming a sworn officer in the Kentucky State Police is much more than just a job.  And the benefits extend well beyond those of ordinary professions. 

LifeSkills, Inc - Community Mental Health and Disability Services Opportunities include: Current Students- Part-Time opportunities in our crisis units. Future Students- Full-Time with Social Work, Psychology and related fields degree.

Marine Officer Selection Station Lexington - We are looking for young men and women to become the future Leaders of Marines of our great Nation.  We can offer anywhere from a paid summer leadership internship, to your dream career of a lifetime. We have the best leadership training and experience the Nation has to offer, and will additionally make you more competitive with real life skills that will set you a part from your peers. Opportunities include: Marine Officer Job titles, Pilots, Naval Flight Officers, Aviation Intelligence Officer, Aviation Maintenance Officer, Air Support Control Officer, Air Defense Control Officer, Air Traffic Control Officer, Aviation Supply Officer, Infantry Officer, Field Artillery Officer, Tank Officer, Combat Engineer Officer, Assault Vehicle Officer, Light Armored Vehicle Officer, and Ground Intelligence. 

Murray State University - Murray State University is home to over 11,000 students. As one of the nation's leading public universities, Murray attracts students who are seeking a great education in a personalized, college-town setting.  MSU offers many opportunities to get to know the campus, its ways and its people. Opportunities include: We offer more than 60 program options including certifications, specialist's degrees, distance learning options, low residency programs or classroom experiences on our main campus or any of our regional extended learning campuses in Hopkinsville, Madisonville, Paducah, Henderson and Fort Campbell. 

Murray State University Graduate School -  Murray State University is home to over 11,000 students. As one of the nation's leading public universities, Murray attracts students who are seeking a great education in a personalized, college-town setting.  MSU offers many opportunities to get to know the campus, its ways and its people. Opportunities include: We offer more than 60 program options including certifications, specialist's degrees, distance learning options, low residency programs or classroom experiences on our main campus or any of our regional extended learning campuses in Hopkinsville, Madisonville, Paducah, Henderson and Fort Campbell. 

Parallon Business Solutions - As one of the healthcare industry's leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized services in the areas of revenue cycle, purchasing, supply chain, technology, workforce management and consulting. Parallon's purpose is simple. We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities. Opportunities include: Billing and Collection Specialists, Customer Service Representatives, Claim Specialists, Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, IT, Manager Trainee, Internships, Financial Analyst Trainee, Management, Project Management, Implementation Analysts and Process Improvement.

Pella Corporation - As a family-owned company since 1925, Pella’s culture is largely based on our solid, successful foundation and core values. A Team-First approach. At Pella, our teamwork, diversity and open two-way communication ensure that everyone’s ideas and suggestions are heard, and that each person feels respected and valued. Opportunities include: Management, Engineering, Sales, IT and Marketing. 

Quad Graphics - Commercial Printer Opportunities include: Production, Maintenance, see www.qg.com choose Franklin, Ky Plant

Republic Finance, LLC - Finance, Consumer Lending, and Loans. Opportunities include: Branch Management & Mid and Senior Level Management. 

Rite-Hite - Rite-Hite is the world leader in the manufacture, sale, and service of loading dock equipment, industrial doors, safety barriers, HVLS fans, industrial curtain walls, and more - all designed to improve safety, security, productivity, energy consumption, and environmental control. Opportunities include: In 2015, Rite-Hite celebrates its 50 year anniversary and we recognize that our employees are a key factor in our success. The company prides itself on providing growth and career development opportunities and a great working environment, evidenced by the average employee tenure of 12.5 years. We have many different career options that include Accounting, Information Technology, Engineering, Sales.

RiverValley Behavioral Health - RiverValley Behavioral Health currently hosts over 21 Kentucky based programs that include in-patient and out-patient services for those with mental health, developmental and intellectual disabilities (DD/ID), alcohol and drug addictions, prevention, recovery, and treatment. We care for children, adults, their families and their significant others as they go through often very difficult times. Opportunities include: Psychology, Social Work, Clinical Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Behavioral Analysis, Drug & Alcohol Counseling, Mental Health Nursing, Business Support (Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Medical Office), Recreational Therapy. 

SCA Americas - SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company that develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products.  We have sales in over 100 countries and over 44,000 employees worldwide. Opportunities include: SCA´s GO! Program gives newly graduated students a chance to get their first job. GO! stands for ‘graduate on boarding’ and the positions are built as real jobs, designed to deliver both an exciting first career step and to develop people to meet future business needs.

Serv-U-Success - Opportunities include: PT, FT Days and Evenings Available 

Social Security Administration - Federal government agency. Opportunities include: Service Representatives and Claims Representatives

South Central Bank - South Central Bank is a financial institution in Kentucky with 27 various locations. Opportunities include: Multiple openings depending on location.

Southern Illinois Healthcare - The people of Southern Illinois Healthcare, a not-for-profit health care system, are dedicated to promoting the health and well being of all of the people in the communities we serve. Our mission is guided by our values: compassion, collaboration, quality, stewardship, integrity, accountability and respect. Opportunities include: PT/OT, PTA/COTA, Nursing, Pharmacy/Pharmacy Tech, Ultrasound Technology, Patient Financial Services, and Perfusion.  

Speedway - Gas-station, retail convienent stores. College students are encouraged to check our Recruitment Events to see where we will be actively recruiting during the school year. Students may work multiple terms, year-round as co-ops, or may apply for a summer internship in a field of study that matches our professional positions. Opportunities include: Speedway is committed to attracting the best people by offering competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, a diverse work environment, and challenging growth opportunities.

Springleaf Financial - As one of the nation’s largest consumer finance organizations, Springleaf offers personal loans and other credit-related products to more than half a million families through our nationwide branch network and Internet Lending Division. In business for more than 90 years, we are embarking on our most aggressive growth initiative in our history, bringing innovative new products to market. 

Stockdale's - A small retail chain specializing in products for the Rural Lifestyle; including supplies for farming operations, items to pamper your pets and horses, name-brand clothing for all types of activities, outdoor equipment for hunting and camping, lawn and gardening gear, country-inspired gifts and décor, and much more. Opportunities include: We are looking to hire a retail merchandising intern, as well as, part-time, seasonal associates with long term potential.

Summit Polymers - Founded in 1972, Summit Polymers Inc. is a Tier 1 world-class automotive supplier of injection molded interior trim, which specializes in the engineering, manufacturing, and assembly of feature based registers, consoles and trim panels. From Engineers, Quality professionals to Management, we’re currently looking for dedicated and experienced talent to join our dynamic team. Opportunities include: Summit Polymers has a variety of Manufacturing and Engineering positions available and the occasional administrative positions. ie: Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, Assembly Supervisors, Molding Supervisors, Materials Supervisor, Engineer in Training positions. Please visit our careers page at www.SummitPolymers.com to see current openings!

Target - Our mission is to make Target your preferred shopping destination in all channels by delivering outstanding value, continuous innovation and exceptional guest experiences by consistently fulfilling our Expect More. Pay Less.® brand promise. Our team is our greatest asset, so we invest in the growth and development of all team members, and have fun in all we do. Opportunities include: Focus your efforts to lead a specific area of the store, including Guest Experience, Human Resources, Sales Floor, Logistics, Assets Protection or Food. Motivate a team of 30-60 team members and leaders to improve performance and ensure guests have the best possible Target shopping experience during every visit. 

The Sherwin-Williams Company - Sherwin-Williams is the largest coatings company in North America, and the third largest in the world. With $11 billion in sales, 4,000+ stores, and 90+ manufacturing and technical centers, we proudly serve customers in over 120 countries. Our 45,000+ employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. Opportunities include: Management/Sales Training Program - Entry Level & Management/Sales Summer Internship Program - JR/Sr Level

Total Quality Logistics - Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is a multi-billion dollar leader in the third-party logistics industry. Its fast-paced, energetic sales model and state-of-the-art technology has propelled it from a Cincinnati start-up to one of the largest freight brokerage firm in North America. Motivated employees from coast to coast help to arrange thousands of truckload freight movements every day. Opportunities include: As a Sales Representative for TQL, you’re working as a problem solver, managing and making quick decisions, and building your book of business. You are the one and only as far as your customers and carriers are concerned, making sure their freight is picked up and delivered across North America, 24/7/365.

U.S. Peace Corps - Making a difference in communities abroad, the lives of Volunteers, and in the U.S. The Peace Corps has been a leader in international development and citizen diplomacy for more than 50 years across 140+ countries. In an increasingly interdependent world, we tackle challenges that know no borders—such as climate change, pandemic disease, food security, and gender equality and empowerment. Opportunities include: Each year, 3,800 positions are available to serve in the following sectors: Education, Health, Youth Development, Community Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment. Available positions are posted at www.peacecorps.gov/openings and are updated each quarter. Applicants my select up to 3 positions to be considered for based on a self-assessment of their skills and interests.

UBS - UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Together with a client-focused Investment Bank and a strong, well-diversified Global Asset Management business, UBS will expand its premier wealth management franchise and drive further growth across the Group. Opportunities include: Operations, IT, Finance, Risk, Compliance, HR, and Legal.

UBS Financial Services - Our new office in downtown Nashville has been open since late spring 2014. The UBS Business Solution Center Nashville offers expanded business services in various shared services areas in support of the firm’s Wealth Management and Investment Banking divisions. UBS has a long history in the US and we look forward to expanding our existing presence in Nashville. Opportunities include: UBS is currently hiring for positions in Operations, Technology, Compliance & Operational Risk Control, Finance, HR and Legal at our UBS Business Solution Center Nashville. Over the next 5 years, UBS is projected to create approximately 1,000 new jobs in Nashville. The newly refurbished office features a progressive and modern working environment for our employees.

University of Kentucky College of Public Health - The University of Kentucky College of Public Health is a Top 25 school of public health. We offer the following degree programs: Master of Public Health, Master of Health Administration, PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and PhD in Gerontology.  We also offer several graduate certificate programs. In addition, we have dual degree programs in MD/MPH, PharmD/MPH, and JD/MHA. 

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension - The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is the most comprehensive outreach and engagement program of the University. Our mission, simply stated, is to make a difference in the lives of Kentucky citizens with research-based education. We offer programs to the people in their local communities, addressing issues of importance to all Kentuckians.  Opportunities include: We have both full time positions and paid internship opportunities in the areas of: Agriculture, 4H Youth and Development, Horticulture , Family and Consumer Science. Internships: 12 week summer positions, 1800 monthly salary, Located throughout Kentucky,Provide professional experience, Special project, College credit available, and Reimbursement for travel.

University of Louisville MBA Programs - The UofL Full-Time MBA is a 13-month accelerated degree designed for recent graduates and those with limited professional experience. Our nationally ranked program offers a paid corporate internship so you gain real world business experience while earning your advanced degree. Opportunities include: Get paid to earn your MBA. 

UPS - Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company leading global provider of specialized transportation. Opportunities include: See upsjobs.com

US Army - Military Opportunities include: All positions

Waddell & Reed - Founded in 1937, Waddell & Reed is among the most enduring asset management and financial planning firms in the nation, providing proven investment and planning services to individuals and institutional investors. Opportunities include: As a Waddell & Reed financial advisor, your work is comprehensive financial planning for businesses, individuals, and families. A financial advisor's role is to create a plan that is tailored to their client's needs, ambitions, risk tolerance, and timeframe for investing. We help people with their retirement planning, education funding, asset allocation, insuranace, and investment strategies.

WKU - Career Opportunities include: All

WKU MBA - WKU MBA has a program for you! The Professional MBA, Online, and Accelerated One Year give you the flexibility to choose the option that fits your needs.  Contact as mba@wku.edu for more information!

www.mdc-usa.com - 2nd largest spirit distributor in USA Opportunities include: Sales

 

Who's looking for what?

Recruiters will be looking for professional, poised students and graduates to fill full- and part-time positions, co-op positions, and internships. The career fair is also a great time to explore and discuss career options with recruiters.

What should I bring?
Bring copies of your current resume to distribute to recruiters. If you need resume help, contact The Center for Career and Professional Development for assistance or contact your Professional Development Specialist when she is on site in your academic building.

How should I dress?
Image isn't everything, but it's a lot. Business professional is best (Business suits, slacks with shirt and tie, pants or skirt outfits, dresses).

Will I get an interview?
Generally, the career fair provides an initial contact with an organization. Formal interviews may be scheduled at a later date.

How do I make the most of a job fair?
Effective preparation and communication are key in ensuring your career fair success. Research the participating companies and schools you are interested in prior to the event. Learn about them, their available positions, and what they are looking for in candidates. If you really want to go beyond the average, prepare a list of questions to ask those specific companies.

What should I do after the job fair?
Follow up by sending a thank you note a day or two later. Recruiters will meet dozens of people, so make sure they don't forget you. This is not only polite but it also lets the representative know you paid attention, are serious about the job, and are the right person.

 

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