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SIU hosts all-majors career fair

October 11, 2011, Nicole Trainor

${image-alt} Business students meet with recruiters

Southern Illinois University is hosting its annual All Majors Career Fair on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The fair will take place in the Student Center ballrooms from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The College of Business encourages all students to attend, whether they are looking for an internship, career, or networking opportunities. Currently, there are over 50 companies and government organizations that are scheduled to be in attendance.

There will be a wide variety of positions available at the fair this year. Some of the companies that will be in attendance to recruit business students include: Aldi Inc., Drury Hotels, Federated Insurance, Buckle, Wells Fargo Financial, Archer Daniels Midland Company, and State Farm Insurance Company, among others.

To better prepare students, the College of Business placement center is holding a Career Fair Blueprint Workshop Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Workshops will be held at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. Each workshop will offer tips on how to improve your resume, as well as information on how to prepare for the fair, what do do at the fair, and how to follow up with the employers after the fair is over.

For more information on the All-Majors Career Fair or the Career Fair Blueprint Workshop, you may stop by the Career Placement Center in Rehn Hall or visit