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WIU in Collaboration with Local Quad Cities Higher Education Organizations to Host an Employer Town Hall

July 25, 2022

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MACOMB/MOLINE, IL - - Western Illinois University, in collaboration with local Quad Cities college and university career centers, is offering a free summer event for Quad Cities-area employers from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 in QC Riverfront Hall, room 103/104.

"WIU is proud to collaborate with other Quad Cities colleges and universities in hopes of gaining new connections throughout the community and bringing new opportunities to students," said the Director of Center for Career Preparation and Employer Engagement Audrey Adamson.

Employers from organizations around the Quad Cities will have the opportunity to connect with students and gain insights on how Quad Cities higher education can prepare students for future careers.

"Hosting an Employer Town Hall allows us the opportunity to share what is happening with internships and recruiting as we prepare for a new school year and joint career fairs," said Adamson. "This event also allows employers to explore the WIU-QC campus and see the resources available to the community."

Agenda includes:

9-9:30 a.m.: Employers can check in, enjoy coffee and mingle with other organizations.
9:30-10 a.m.: The sponsors will host a career center panel for all to attend.
10-10:30 a.m. Students from all sponsors will host a panel discussion.
10:30-11 a.m. The event will end with table topics, internship discussions, recruiting, etc.

For questions or to register for the event visit, or contact Adamson at

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