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4 February 2011

Nearly 300 attend career, internship fair

Nearly 300 job seekers and 30 employers attended Trine University′s third annual Career and Internship Fair Feb. 4.

"This event connected recruiters with high–quality, work–ready students and graduates with internships, co–ops and full–time positions," said Terry Johnson, career fair coordinator.

The majority of employers attending the fair were in the engineering industry; however, several companies are in the criminal justice, business, science and human service fields. Employers included BAE Systems, government municipalities, Merrill Lynch, Parker Hannifin Corp., nonprofits and Walmart.

"The success of the career fair is due to the loyalty of alumni who come back to their alma mater looking for employees," Johnson said. "This year, the majority of our employers had connections with our alumni."

GHSP, a company that delivers mechatronic products that integrate mechanical elements, electronics, software and aesthetics, was a platinum sponsor for the event. Navistar and Rieke Corp. were gold–level sponsors.

If your company would like to participate in an upcoming career fair or for more information, contact Trine University′s office of career services at 260.665.4123.

Summer 2011

Summer Events

June 12–17
Hoosier Boys State (HBS) will hold its education program for high school junior boys on campus June 12–17. This landmark American Legion program will teach delegates about the organization and functions of political activities in a two–party election system during their week–long stay. Activities will include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, and recreational programs. To apply, visit www.hoosierboysstate.org.

June 18–20
The Wing–T football camp will be on campus June 18–20, offering football teams the opportunity to learn new strategies and skills. To register your team, contact Kristina at 260.665.4131 or e–mail johnsonk@trine.edu.

July 10–15
Indiana State Police′s career camp is back again this year. This co–ed camp gives high school students an in–depth look at law enforcement careers. This camp offers students a K–9 demonstration, weapons display, CPR training, a trip to a ropes course, a mock crime scene investigation,and numerous presentations by the FBI, Department of National Resources and Trine′s Professor Laker, chair of the department of criminal justice, psychology and social sciences (his presentation on serial killers was bone chillin′). It is recommended to register quickly by contacting Kristina at 260.665.4131 or e–mail at johnsonk@trine.edu.

July 24–27
Team Pineapple presents the third men′s high school volleyball skills camp with four–time Olympian and gold medalist, Lloy Ball. IPFW men′s volleyball head coach, Arnie Ball, and his son, Lloy, will provide invaluable training and strategies during this four–day camp. This athletic camp is elite, unique and for serious male volleyball athletes. To gain the edge, register for this camp at www.teampineapple.com. For further information, please contact Kristina at 260.665.4131 or e–mail at johnsonk@trine.edu.

July 28–31
The National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) and National Dance Alliance (NDA) will offer a combo camp on campus from July 28 –31. This camp is Indiana′s ONLY combo camp. To register your team for cheerleading contact NCAregistration@NationalSpirit.com. To register your team for dance contact NDAregistration@NationalSpirit.com. For campus information, please feel free to contact Kristina at 260.665.4131 or email at johnsonk@trine.edu.

Upcoming Events and Happenings

126th Commencement
When: Saturday, May 7
Where: Hershey Hall
Processional: 10 a.m.

Athletic Schedules

Alumni Save the Date(s)
21st annual Alumni & Friends Scholarship Golf Outing at Zollner Golf Course – Aug. 5, 2011
Homecoming – Sep. 30 – Oct.1, 2011.

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