(Posted February 23, 2015)

Students get one-on-one contact with employers at the annual Career Fair.
Students get one-on-one contact with employers at the annual Career Fair.

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- More than a dozen national companies and local and regional firms will be looking for new employees, interns and student connections at Juniata College's Career Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center intramural gym.

The fair features more than 115 employers from Pennsylvania and across the country, including such Fortune 500 companies as Target, DaVita and Thrivent Financial. Some 500 resume-carrying students toured the career event last year.

Students who visit the fair are encouraged to dress in business attire.

The program on the day of the Career Fair begins with employer check-in at 10:30 a.m. There will be refreshments served, along with a light lunch, during the hours of the fair.

Career Day is the culmination of a weeklong series of career-oriented activities throughout the week.
--Monday, Feb. 23: Athletics Career Panel at 7 p.m., in Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science.

The fair features more than 115 employers from Pennsylvania and across the country, including such Fortune 500 companies as Target, DaVita and Thrivent Financial.

--Tuesday, Feb 24: "Flash Your Resume," at 7 p.m., in Sill Boardroom, gives students feedback on their resumes, which are evaluated by Juniata faculty and administrators.
--Thursday. Feb 26: The JCEL Business Pitch Competition, at 4 p.m. in Sill Boardroom, gives business students a chance to have their business ideas evaluated in a "Speed Monitoring" format. At 7 p.m., Juniata graduate Elise Mihranian will present a workshop "Acing a Career Fair" in Rom C116, Brumbaugh Academic Center.

--Feb. 27. A wine and cheese networking reception will start at 3:30 p.m. for alumni and parents, with students allowed in at 4 p.m. in Sill Boardroom in the science center.

Contact Gabe Welsch at welschg@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.