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Source: Karl Kandt, 785-532-1685,

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011


MANHATTAN -- Serving the common good is the theme of a special career fair Wednesday, March 2, at Kansas State University.

The Common Good Internship/Career Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.

Employers interested in journalism and mass communications, social work, criminology, government, sociology and nonprofit work will be at the fair, but students and alumni from all majors are encouraged to attend. Attending employers are looking to hire for full-time, part-time, internship and volunteer positions. Some employers will offer next-day interviews with selected students the day following the career fair.

More than 45 organizations are attending the fair, including Corrections Corporation of America, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Fort Riley Directorate of Family Morale Welfare and Recreation, Peace Corps, Grassroots Campaigns Inc., Johnson County, Riley County Police Department, The World Company, WDAF-TV, Flint Hills Community Clinic and many more.

A complete list of employers is online at

Students attending the fair should bring multiple copies of their resume and dress in business casual attire.

Hosts of the Common Good Internship/Career Fair include K-State's A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, the department of sociology, anthropology and social work, the School of Leadership Studies, and career and employment services.