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Juniata College Sponsors Career Day Job Fair

(Posted February 24, 2014)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Local and regional companies will be looking for new employees and job seekers will be looking locally for job opportunities from companies at Juniata College's Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center intramural gym.

The fair features 130 employers from Pennsylvania and across the country, including such Fortune 500 companies as Deloitte, Prudential, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Coldwell Banker Real Estate and PPG Industries. Some 400 resume-carrying students are expected to visit the career event.

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 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Representatives can leave at 3 p.m.

In addition there will be a volunteer student photographer working in the intramural gym throughout the event. Students can have their portrait taken for posting on LinkedIn and other professional networking websites.

Career Day is the culmination of a weeklong series of career-oriented activities throughout the week.
--Feb. 25. "Flash Your Resume," at 7 p.m. in Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science, provides students an opportunity to have their resumes evaluated by Juniata faculty and administrators.

--Feb. 27. A JCEL Mentor Networking Event will be held at 4 p.m. in the Baxter Entrepreneurial Studio in the JCEL building at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20 in Neff Lecture Hall in the von Liebig center. Also, a workshop, "Integrity Selling Model: Applying Sales Principles to the Biggest Sale of Your Life," is at 7 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center.

--Feb. 28. For the third year in a row, the college will hoist a Wine Etiquette Workshop at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, in Neff Lecture Hall in the von Liebig Center for Science, just preceding a wine and cheese networking reception at 4 p.m. in Sill Boardroom in the science center.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.