Engineering, technology students network at career fair

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SEPT. 25 -- Nearly 240 Trine University students in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology attended the Fall Engineering & Technology Career Fair on Thursday.

With representatives from 35 employers at the fair, students had many opportunities to network and arrange interviews. Following up from Thursday, three companies – Rolls Royce, General Motors and Aerial -- are on campus today to conduct interviews with students.

Held in the Jim and Joan Bock Center for Innovation and Biomedical Engineering, employers reported they enjoyed the opportunity to see laboratories and the equipment. Many also said they were impressed with the caliber of Trine students they met. Some of the employers sent Trine alums to recruit interns and employees at the event.

In addition, students noted they appreciated the excellent selection of companies.

Health Sciences Career Night is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 in Fabiani Theatre. Also scheduled are the Ketner School of Business Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct 12 in Ford Hall, and Jannen School of Arts & Sciences Career Day from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19 in the Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center mall.

The events are scheduled for Trine students by the Office of Career Services. Of Trine’s 2014 graduates, 99.7 percent were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduating.