CSU–Pueblo sponsors annual Career Fair for students, alumni

More than 50 local, regional, state, and national employers already have signed up to attend the annual Spring Career Fair scheduled at Colorado State University-Pueblo from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 in the Occhiato University Center Ballroom. Space is still available to employers seeking prospective employees from among new college graduates.

“Candidates seeking full-time employment should be professionally dressed and bring plenty of copies of their updated resumes,” said Michelle Gjerde, director of the CSU-Pueblo Career Center. “The Career Fair will be of special interest to all CSU-Pueblo students and alumni, who can talk to recruiters about full-time professional opportunities. Juniors and sophomores can use this opportunity to find out about internships and summer employment, while first-year and sophomore students can explore future career opportunities in their majors.”

Among the employers that will showcase their organizations are: Airgas, Amica Mutual Insurance Company, Bechtel National Inc., The Buckle, Clear Channel Radio-Pueblo, Colorado Legends and Legacies Youth Corps., Colorado Springs Utilities, Colorado State Patrol, Consolidated Electrical Distributors Inc., Convergys, Diocese of Pueblo, El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch, Enterprise, F.B.I., Geico, Kennedy and Coe, LLC., Kiewit Western, Kraft Foods, Parkview Medical Center, Pikes Peak Television, Pueblo School District 70, RMS, Seward County Community College, Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center, St. Mary Corwin Medical Center, Strategic Financial Partners, SunWest Educational Credit Union, Trane, U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. Marine Corps., University Directories, UPS, US Army Audit Agency, US Army ROTC, USAA, Wells Fargo Finanical.

Gjerde said job seekers need to be ready to face this tough job market possessing focus, confidence, and excellent communication and technical skills, because competition is high and only the best will rise to the top in this market.

Current students, alumni, employees of the University, and members of the Pueblo community are welcome to attend this free event. For further information, contact the Career Center 549-2980 or visit: www.colostate-pueblo.edu/careercenter 

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.