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NMSU's Career Expo seeks interested employers

As students at New Mexico State University gear up to graduate, graduate schools and employers will have the opportunity to meet with top candidates.

t Annual Career Expo will give employers an opportunity to meet with students interested in networking with employers of different career fields. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 20 and 21, in the Ballrooms on the third floor of NMSU's Corbett Center.

The Expo is co-sponsored by the College of Engineering and Placement and Career Services. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Expo will focus on students majoring in agriculture, business, health or arts and sciences. Wednesday will be reserved for students in engineering, science and technology majors.

In addition to providing general information, employers will have the opportunity to discuss internships, cooperative education positions (co-ops) or professional employment.

Placement and Career Services and the NMSU Graduate School will also sponsor the annual Graduate and Professional Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Corbett Center Ballrooms. The fair will allow institutions to showcase their programs and studies that make their schools unique.

In the past, Career Expo has had more than 100 employers participate and more than 2,300 candidates, making it the largest career fair in New Mexico and west Texas. More than 85 institutions and more than 500 students participated in the Grad Fair last year.

For more information on becoming involved in NMSU's Career Expo or Grad Fair, contact Roseanne Bensley, event coordinator, at (505) 646-1631 or rbensley@nmsu.edu.