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Southeastern students, alumni invited to professional presence and etiquette seminars

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University students and alumni are invited to participate in professional presence and etiquette seminars in anticipation of Career Fair 2011, the Office of Career Services’ annual university wide career event on Sept. 21.
     Held as a benefit exclusively for Southeastern students and alumni, the seminars are scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union, room 223 and Thursday, Sept. 15, at 3:30 in Garrett Hall, room 14.
     “Participants will learn how to more effectively interact with employers, dress in acceptable attire, and better prepare one’s time before, during and after Career Fair 2011,” said Ken Ridgedell, director of Career Services.  
     Over 130 employers will participate in Career Fair 2011, which is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center on the corner of University Avenue and General Pershing. 
     To get the most out of the fair, Ridgedell said students and alumni should bring copies of their resumes; be prepared to briefly discuss career interests, goals, knowledge and skills; and collect brochures and business cards. 
     Resume FAQs and samples are also available at For additional information on Career Fair 2011 or pre-fair seminars, visit or contact Career Services at (985) 549 2121 or

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