It’s All in a Day’s (Net)work at Fall Career Fair

Nearly 240 employers offering more than 3,180 jobs or internships came face-to-face with the potential payroll of tomorrow at Tuesday’s Fall Career Fair in Penn College’s Bardo Gym and Field House. (Watch PCToday for more on what they found! In the meantime, check out this photo gallery of the interaction among students, alumni and corporate recruiters – which continued Wednesday, when 33 employers were scheduled to interview more than 250 students.)

– Photos by Larry D. Kauffman, digital publishing specialist/photographer;
and Shelley L. Moore, director of career services

Among the many, many alumni returning as recruiters are 2013 grads Troy W. Westlake (center), construction management, and Corey W. Gee (right), building construction technology. The two Welliver employees talk career potential with Adam Z. Hutchinson, of Greensburg, a construction management student.

Among the many, many alumni returning as recruiters are 2013 grads Troy W. Westlake (center), construction management, and Corey W. Gee (right), building construction technology. The two Welliver employees talk career potential with Adam Z. Hutchinson, of Greensburg, a construction management student.

Philadelphian Frank M. Lee-Claxton, majoring in the building automation technology: renewable energy technologies concentration, has a one-on-one audience with HVAC Concepts' Bryant Butler.

Philadelphian Frank M. Lee-Claxton, majoring in the building automation technology: renewable energy technologies concentration, has a one-on-one audience with HVAC Concepts’ Bryant Butler.

H.L. Wiker and Sons Inc., a scholarship donor that frequently hires graduates, returns to the teeming Penn College talent pool.

H.L. Wiker and Sons Inc., a scholarship donor that frequently hires graduates, returns to the teeming Penn College talent pool.

First-year plastics and polymer engineering technology student (and Wildcat cross-country standout) Sidney C. Trunzo proves it's never too early to chart your future. Staffing the Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds display are Jim Figaniak (center) and Raphael Delgado, a 2000 graduate in the same major.

First-year plastics and polymer engineering technology student (and Wildcat cross-country standout) Sidney C. Trunzo proves it’s never too early to chart your future. Staffing the Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds display are Jim Figaniak (center) and Raphael Delgado, a 2000 graduate in the same major.

The symbiotic relationship between Penn College and one of industry's most recognizable names (and most familiar corporate color combinations) is represented all along Caterpillar Row ...

The symbiotic relationship between Penn College and one of industry’s most recognizable names (and most familiar corporate color combinations) is represented all along Caterpillar Row …

... where Randy L. Fetterolf, of Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., a longtime institutional benefactor, talks with diesel technology major Gavin P. Seip, of New Ringgold.

… where Randy L. Fetterolf, of Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., a longtime institutional benefactor, talks with diesel technology major Gavin P. Seip, of New Ringgold.

May graduate Colin D. McOdrom (left), using his welding and fabrication engineering degree in service to JGM Inc. in Coatesville, engages today's welding students. From foreground to rear are Benjamin O. Bauman, of Moscow; Skyler M. Cline, of Erin, N.Y.; and Douglas V. Carroll, of Gouldsboro.

May graduate Colin D. McOdrom (left), using his welding and fabrication engineering degree in service to JGM Inc. in Coatesville, engages today’s welding students. From foreground to rear are Benjamin O. Bauman, of Moscow; Skyler M. Cline, of Erin, N.Y.; and Douglas V. Carroll, of Gouldsboro.

Audrey M. Bowser, a building science and sustainable design: architectural technology concentration major from Tyrone, visits the Cadnetics booth.

Audrey M. Bowser, a building science and sustainable design: architectural technology concentration major from Tyrone, visits the Cadnetics booth.

From Field House to field of opportunity

From Field House to field of opportunity

Alumnus James P. Craft ('09, construction management) and Jessica Craft – both of James Craft and Son Inc. – meet with Kyle X. Beam, a welding and fabrication engineering technology major from New Freedom.

Alumnus James P. Craft (’09, construction management) and Jessica Craft – both of James Craft and Son Inc. – meet with Kyle X. Beam, a welding and fabrication engineering technology major from New Freedom.

Lukas E. Jensen (center) who interned with Long Construction Technologies this past summer, reunites with company representatives Mike Sailor and Erin Turner. Jensen, of Etters, is enrolled in building automation technology: renewable energy technologies concentration.

Lukas E. Jensen (center) who interned with Long Construction Technologies this past summer, reunites with company representatives Mike Sailor and Erin Turner. Jensen, of Etters, is enrolled in building automation technology: renewable energy technologies concentration.

Students gather in the Field House on Wednesday morning for follow-up interviews.

Students gather in the Field House on Wednesday morning for follow-up interviews.

Career Services provided this lighthearted reminder for interviewees to stay calm and be themselves.

Career Services provided this lighthearted reminder for interviewees to stay calm and be themselves.

Judging from the tabletop lists of those signed up for potentially life-altering Career Q&As, employers will have some worthy prospects to consider.

Judging from the tabletop lists of those signed up for potentially life-altering Career Q&As, employers will have some worthy prospects to consider.

Comments – One Comment

Fantastic event! It was great to see so many recruiters and so many of our Penn College students participate in this outstanding day.

Posted by Bruce Wehler at October 18, 2017 at 7:59 am

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