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|SOUTHEASTERN'S ANNUAL CAREER FAIR SET SEPTEMBER 21
HAMMOND -- All Southeastern Louisiana
University students and alumni are invited to attend Career Fair 2004,
the Office of Career Services=s annual university?wide career event.
Career Fair 2004 will be held from
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 21, in the Pennington Student Activity
Center on the corner of University Ave. and General Pershing.
“Career Fair 2004 is an excellent opportunity
for students and alumni to network with representatives of numerous employers,
develop job leads, and establish important contacts,” said Ken Ridgedell,
director of Career Services. “The information and contacts participants
gather significantly improves their chances of securing a career after
“Where else are you going to find over
125 employers under one roof, eager to talk with you about your future?”
To get the most out of the fair, Ridgedell
said students and alumni should dress professionally; bring copies of their
resumes; be prepared to briefly discuss career interests, goals, knowledge
and skills; and collect brochures and business cards.
A list of participating employers is
available on Career Service's web site, www.selu.edu/career.
To help participants prepare, Career
Services is sponsoring a series of resume workshops the week before the
fair and a professional dress and etiquette seminar.
Ridgedell said that Career Services is also
offering new “emergency resume clinics.” “Bring us your resume and we will
give it a quick, five-minute review,” he said. The clinics are scheduled
for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 16 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Career
Services Office, War Memorial Student Union room 241.
The resume one-hour workshops, scheduled for
room 223 in the Student Union, will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 7; 10 a.m.
and 3 p.m. Sept. 8; and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 9. Participants should bring a
copy of their resume.
The professional dress and etiquette seminar
will be offered from 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Student Activity Center.
Information on Career Fair 2004 and pre-Career
Fair events is available online at www.selu.edu/career
or participants may contact Career Services at 985-549?2121.