Career Fair Offers Connection to Thousands of Jobs

  • Last updated October 19, 2012
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Tuesday’s Career Fair provided Penn College students and alumni the opportunity to meet hundreds of prospective employers – including Fortune 500 companies –  recruiting for 2,244 full-time jobs, internships and other positions. In three locations on and off campus (the Schneebeli Earth Science Center, Bardo Gymnasium and the Breuder Advanced Technology and Health Sciences Center), Career Services and its far-flung team afforded job-seekers with well-appointed venues in which to mingle with business/industry representatives.

– Photos by Larry D.Kauffman, digital publishing specialist/photographer; Cindy D. Meixel, writer/photo editor;
Carol A. Lugg, coordinator of matriculation and retention, School of Natural Resources Management;
and Erin S. Shultz, coordinator of career development

First-semester students in Penn College's heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis major, John A. Marsden III and Chad M. Austin, speak with representatives of H.O. Penn Machinery Inc.

First-semester students in Penn College’s heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis major, John A. Marsden III and Chad M. Austin, speak with representatives of H.O. Penn Machinery Inc.

Landscape/horticulture technology students Rinaldo E. DePaola, Jessica L. Slawter and Christina M. Snyder, with Brickman's Dave Foresman

Landscape/horticulture technology students Rinaldo E. DePaola, Jessica L. Slawter and Christina M. Snyder, with Brickman’s Dave Foresman

Diesel technology and heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis students Luke C. Laughlin, James A. Geronikos and Shawn T. Knapp – who had an early start to their day, helping employers set up shop – speak with representatives from Highway Equipment.

Diesel technology and heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis students Luke C. Laughlin, James A. Geronikos and Shawn T. Knapp – who had an early start to their day, helping employers set up shop – speak with representatives from Highway Equipment.

A trio of construction management majors was a huge help at the Career Fair: preparing a computer-aided design layout of Bardo Gym, assigning employers to their tables and donning a mascot's costume for some furry face time with students and vendors. From left are Broc R. Koppenhaver, Nathan E. Shields (Wildcat) and Grant M. Caspersen.

A trio of construction management majors was a huge help at the Career Fair: preparing a computer-aided design layout of Bardo Gym, assigning employers to their tables and donning a mascot’s costume for some furry face time with students and vendors. From left are Broc R. Koppenhaver, Nathan E. Shields (Wildcat) and Grant M. Caspersen.

Mara S. Rakowski, a 2003 culinary arts technology graduate, talks with students interested in employment at Aramark/Susquehanna Health.

Mara S. Rakowski, a 2003 culinary arts technology graduate, talks with students interested in employment at Aramark/Susquehanna Health.

Scheider Electric's Bryan Schroers meets one-on-one with a future graduate.

Scheider Electric’s Bryan Schroers meets one-on-one with a future graduate.

A student discusses whether Shaw AREVA MOX Services is a good fit for his career goals.

A student discusses whether Shaw AREVA MOX Services is a good fit for his career goals.

Christopher W. Baker from Scientific Instrument Services greets an important visitor to his booth.

Christopher W. Baker from Scientific Instrument Services greets an important visitor to his booth.

Jeremy L. Thorne, a landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis major from Sugarloaf, prepares to meet his future during the ESC Career Fair.

Jeremy L. Thorne, a landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis major from Sugarloaf, prepares to meet his future during the ESC Career Fair.