Purdue to host community career fair on June 9

May 26, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue will host a career fair on June 9 geared toward filling open positions at the university.

The event, hosted by Purdue's human resources talent acquisition area, will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30-7 p.m. at Tarkington Residence Hall, 1165 W. Stadium Drive, West Lafayette. Free parking is available for attendees. They can park in all parking spots that are marked for University Residences parking.

Breakout sessions will be held during the fair, including a question-and-answer panel featuring Human Resources staff and key departmental hiring managers; an overview of the Purdue hiring process; and tips on resume writing and interviewing. Although registration for the career fair is not required, the first 15 registrants for each session will receive a complimentary resume critique. There will be a sign-up sheet available at the event entrance. To see specific times for each breakout session, visit www.purdue.edu/careers.

Hiring managers will be on site to discuss custodial, dining, clerical, business/finance and IT positions, so those who have created a profile in Purdue's online application system may be able to participate in on-the-spot interviews. Computers will also be available for those who would like to immediately apply for open positions.

Those attending the fair also will be able to get information on Purdue benefits, how to apply at Purdue and the job categories available. 

Source: Brenda Coulson, director of talent acquisition, 765-494-0603, bcoulson@purdue.edu 

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