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Fall Career Fair, Grad Program Expo Oct. 30

October 16, 2012

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MACOMB, IL – If you're looking for employment or internship possibilities, you will want to attend the Western Illinois University annual Fall Career Fair from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the University Union Grand Ballroom. The fair is open free to WIU students and alumni, as well as the public.

According to WIU Assistant Director of Career Services Michelle Howe, more than 65 companies will be recruiting for both full-time employment and for internships.

"Students from all majors are welcome to attend the fair, and all attendees are required to dress professionally and are encouraged to bring copies of their résumés, as well as research the companies they are interested in networking with," Howe said. "Attendees are also encouraged to meet with a Career Services staff member to have their résumés reviewed before the fair."

Howe said a list of participating companies is available at

In conjunction with Career Services Fall Career Fair, the School of Graduate Studies is hosting the WIU Graduate Program Expo for those interested in attending graduate school at Western. There will be approximately 18 graduate programs represented to answer questions related to their individual programs, Howe noted.

The Fall Career Fair is sponsored by WIU Career Services. For more information, contact Career Services at (309) 298-1838 or via email at

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