UM Big Sky Employment Fair Brings Employers, Recruiters to Campus

February 23, 2016

MISSOULA – The University of Montana will host the 27th Annual Big Sky Employment Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the University Center Ballroom, where participants can meet with recruiters from local, regional, national and international companies. More than 70 employers with 130 recruiters will participate in the fair.

The fair, sponsored by the UM Office of Career Services, is free and open to all UM students, alumni and recently displaced UM employees. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

The event will offer recruiting opportunities for students in all academic disciplines, including professional full-time and part-time positions as well as summer jobs and internships. Many recruiters will return Thursday, Feb. 25, to interview students and alumni for open positions in their organizations.

Students and alumni can go online to http://www.umt.edu/career/CareerFairs/bsef/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 can contact the Office of Career Services to set up their free Griz eRecruiting account.

For more information call Career Services at 406-243-2022.

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Contact: Janay Whisman, recruiting coordinator, UM Office of Career Services, 406-243-2239, janay.whisman@umontana.edu.