Leandre Waldo, Director of Media Relations
Phone: (802) 923-6195
Champlain College's annual Fall Internship and Part-time Job Fair on Oct. 1 will play host to more than 60 area businesses and organizations who strive to hire and develop local talent. The Job Fair will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Argosy Gymnasium at 262 South Willard St., Burlington. The event is free and open to the public seeking professional career opportunities.
In preparation for the event, there will be a resume review on Wed., Sept. 26 in Joyce 201 at 6 p.m. In addition to that there will also be a "Prep for the Internship Fair" event Friday, Sept. 28 in Hauke 103 at 2 p.m. At these events, handouts on the subjects of Career Fair Success, Tips for Working a Room, Major-specific Resources, and JobSpot Login Instructions will be available.
At the Job Fair on Oct. 1, attendees will have the opportunity to meet employers that are hiring, obtain career information, establish contacts through networking and identify career, internship and seasonal employment opportunities. Everyone is encouraged to bring copies of their resume, practice their pitch, and dress to impress.
Many online career search resources will be available to the public during the career fair. "Career Services helps students use social media tools like LinkedIn and Facebook to help them in their job search," explains Pat Boera. "The Career Office posts job resources online and encourages the College's faculty to help prepare students for the opportunities that can spring board them into successful full-time careers," Boera added. Champlain College is dedicated to providing students with the professional resources and opportunities they need for success in their chosen career path.
For more information contact Champlain College Career Services at 802-860-2720 or visit https://www.champlain.edu/career-services.html
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. For the fourth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2019 "America's Best Colleges,” and a “Best Value School” and is ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities of the North” and in the top 25 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2019 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit champlain.edu.