Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Saint Xavier University hosts annual job fair

Students, community invited to attend noon April 1 event in the SXU Shannon Center

Chicago (March 17, 2008) Saint Xavier University invites students and community members to network with more than 90 potential employers at SXU’s annual Job Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in the University’s Shannon Center, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago.

The fair is free and open to students of all majors, as well as to members of the community and students from neighboring community colleges and universities. Numerous employers will be on hand recruiting for entry-level, professional-level positions and internships. To view the complete list of employers who will be at the Job Fair and the positions they are recruiting for, visit http://www.sxu.edu/jobfair/.

“It’s never too early for students to look for internships or full-time professional positions,” said Mary D. Fitzpatrick, assistant director of employer relations in Saint Xavier University’s Counseling and Career Services. “We are also happy to extend an invitation to our community members who may be looking for work. This is a terrific opportunity to see many recruiters at once.”

To prepare for the Job Fair, Saint Xavier’s Office of Counseling and Career Services has scheduled the following workshops that are open to the public:

• How to Work the Job Fair- Make the most of your Job Fair experience: Tuesday, March 25, 4 p.m., student lounge; Wednesday, March 26, noon, L-103.

• Special Job Fair walk-ins extended hours: March 24 through 28, 1 p.m. through 4 p.m., L-108. No appointment is necessary and attendees should bring their resume for review.

Job seekers should bring copies of their résumés and dress professionally. For résumé assistance, job fair tips or other career-related questions, contact Counseling and Career Services at (773) 298-3131.

Participating employers include: Applied Systems, Inc.; BankFinancial; Berry Plastics Corporation; California Board of Education; California Board of Equalization; Chicago International Charter School-Longwood Camp; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Grand Prairie Services; Hazel Crest School District 152 ½; Illinois Action for Children; Illinois Department of Human Services; Illinois State Police; Little Company of Mary Hospital; Lyons Township High School; MacNeal Hospital; Matteson Police Department; Mercy Home for Boys & Girls; Mercy Volunteer Corps; Moraine Valley Community College; Mount Prospect Police Department; New York State Taxation and Finance; Palos Community Hospital; Perspectives Charter Schools; RSA Medical; Rush University Medical Center; TCF Bank; The Chicago North Financial Group – MetLife; Thornton Township High School District 205; Trinity Services, United Parcel Service; United States Marine Corps; Waddell & Reed, Inc.; Walgreens; and Wells Fargo Financial.


Contact: Rick Ducat
773-298-3325 or ducat@sxu.edu

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