UNH Invites Employers to Career and Internship Fair, and MBA Networking Lunch Feb. 9

Contact: Lori Wright
603-862-0574
UNH Media Relations

Dec. 22, 2005



DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire's Advising and Career Center UACC) invites employers to participate in a Feb. 9 career and internship fair for students in business, liberal arts and health programs.
 
The career fair will be held at the UNH Memorial Union B uilding in Durham from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This targeted career fair offers employers an opportunity to meet and interview undergraduate and graduate students interested in attaining internship experience and jobs upon graduation. More than 400 students are expected to attend. Employers will have the opportunity to meet with faculty who attend the event to learn more about industry trends and staffing needs.
 
In addition to the fair, UNH will hold an MBA Networking Luncheon for interested companies from noon to 2 p.m. at UNH Holloway Commons in Durham. In April 2005, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Whittemore School of Business and Economics among the top 100 MBA programs in the country. In addition to part-time and executive MBA programs, the Whittemore School has a one-year, full-time MBA program, made up of 32 high-achieving honors students who will graduate in June.
 
“UNH students are eager to line up opportunities at local and national organizations,” says Bethany Cooper, manager of employer relations and recruiting at UACC. “The job search process seems to begin earlier and earlier each year. Graduating seniors are focused on landing a job offer now for May, while younger students are eager to find ‘real world’ experience in the form of summer internships.”
 
Employers interested in recruiting UNH students at this fair and future events are invited to contact Becky Shost at 603-862-3488 or rashost@cisunix.unh.edu for more information.