Monday, September 23, 2013

[127] Employer slots available for MTSU Fall Career Fair for students, alumni

MURFREESBORO — Employers looking for good talent can still sign up for an upcoming career fair hosted by the Career Development Center of Middle Tennessee State University.

Reserved for MTSU students and alumni, the Fall Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at MTSU’s Murphy Center on the track level.

The Fall Career Fair is the university’s largest on-campus fair of the year, and more than 120 employers and 1,000 students are expected to attend. Only current MTSU students or alumni may participate.

Students and alumni should wear professional business attire while at the Career Fair and bring multiple copies of their resumes for employers, said Dusty Doddridge, assistant director of the Career Development Center. Admission is free for MTSU students and alumni.

A variety of businesses, industries and nonprofits will be hiring for internship and entry-level positions, Doddridge said, adding that the fair is an opportunity for students to meet and network with potential employers in their fields. Graduate and professional schools also will be recruiting for their programs.

Sixty-five employers are currently registered for the fair, and more than 120 organizations are expected to attend. Employers may register through Lightning JobSource at the Career Center’s website at A list of currently registered employers is updated weekly at the Career Center’s blog, which is linked on the homepage.

MTSU’s Career Development Center is a comprehensive center that serves all students in each of the university’s eight colleges. Ingram Content Group and EFC Systems sponsor the Fall Career Fair.

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