Employers invited to participate in Southeastern's Career Fair Sept. 21
Friday, August 18, 2017
by: Tonya Lowentritt
HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University’s Office of Career Services is recruiting
employers and businesses to participate in its annual Career Fair scheduled this year
for Thursday, Sept. 21. An event planned exclusively for Southeastern students and
alumni, Career Fair 2017 will be held in the Pennington Student Activity Center on
the corner of University Avenue and General Pershing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Ken Ridgedell, director of Career Services, said that with an average of well over 1,100 graduates each fall and spring semester, employers will have no shortage of qualified applicants from which to choose. The fair typically attracts more than 130 area and national employers.
“Career Fair 2017 gives employers the ability to conveniently interact directly with over 1,000 students and alumni ready to learn about career opportunities,” Ridgedell said. “The event allows employers to more effectively identify candidates with the right mix of qualifications, personality, attitude, ability, and desire that best fits their organization’s culture, philosophy, and job openings whether those openings are available now or in the near future.”
Ridgedell added that many Southeastern students express an interest in meeting with employers who offer national, regional and local opportunities.
For additional information on Career Fair 2017 or to register as an employer participant, visit www.southeastern.edu/careerfair or contact Career Services at (985) 549 2121 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to register as an employer participant is Sept. 7.