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More than 150 employers expected for Career Expo

More than 150 employers from across the nation will participate in New Mexico State University's Career Expo 2001, to be held Sept. 18 and 19 at the university's Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms.

s and community residents can explore career options, including internships and co-ops, and meet with potential employers between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day. The first day of the expo will showcase employers in the areas of allied health, agriculture, business and liberal arts. The second day will feature employers in engineering, science and technology. Some employers will be present both days.

This is the university's 17th annual Career Expo "and it is the largest career fair in New Mexico and west Texas," said coordinator Roseanne Bensley, assistant director of Placement and Career Services. The 2000 Career Expo was a record-breaking event with more than 2,300 candidates participating, she said.

Persons attending the event should bring copies of their resumes and be prepared for informal interviews. Admission is free.

Career Expo is sponsored by New Mexico State's College of Engineering and Placement and Career Services. A list of participating employers and other relevant information can be found on the Web at http://www.nmsu.edu/~pment.

For more information call (505) 646-1631.