Career Fair Brings Employers to UM to Recruit Students, Alumni

February 04, 2014

MISSOULA – The 25th Annual Big Sky Employment & Academic Enrichment Fair will be held on the University of Montana campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the University Center Ballroom. UM students and alumni will meet with recruiters from local, regional, national and international employers.

The fair, sponsored by the UM Office of Career Services, is free and open to all students and alumni.

The event will offer recruiting opportunities for students in all academic disciplines, including professional full-time positions, summer internships, part-time employment, summer jobs and research opportunities. Some recruiters will return Wednesday, Feb. 19, to interview students and alumni for open positions in their organizations.

Students and alumni can go online to http://life.umt.edu/career/CareerFairs/default.php to view a complete schedule and list of companies attending the fair, as well as add themselves to a mailing list. Through their Griz eRecruiting account, students also can see who will be on campus recruiting this semester and sign up for on-campus interviews being held the day after the fair and throughout spring semester. Students and alumni can call the Office of Career Services at 406-243-2022 to set up their free Griz eRecruiting account.

Employers can register online to attend the fair at http://life.umt.edu/career/CareerFairs/default.php. For more information about the fair or registration, call the UM Office of Career Services at 406-243-2239.

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Contact: Janay Whisman, UM student employment coordinator and fair organizer, 406-243-5627, janay.whisman@umontana.edu.