Sources: Karl Kandt, 785-532-1685, kkandt@k-state.edu;
and LaToya Farris, 785-532-6508, latoyaf@k-state.edu
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/ces
News release prepared by: Tara Pfaff, 785-532-6506, bbohn@k-state.edu

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

New career fair links students to jobs, internships in public service

MANHATTAN -- The first Public Service Career Fair at Kansas State University will offer students of all majors the opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers. The career fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.

Students can visit with employers offering criminology, government, nonprofit, social work and teaching positions. Attending employers are looking to fill full-time, internship and co-op positions.

Employers attending include Corrections Corporation of America, Harvesters, Kansas attorney general's office, Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Pawnee Mental Health Services, Stowers Institute for Medical Research and many more. In addition, more than 30 representatives from school districts from the Midwest will be in attendance. For a complete list of employers, visit http://www.k-state.edu/ces/students/cfpublicservicefair.htm.

Some employers will take part in next-day interviews, which offer an opportunity for qualified students to interview with an employer the day following the career fair.

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

The Public Service Career Fair is hosted by career and employment services, 100 Holtz Hall. Individuals with additional questions can contact career and employment services at 785-532-6506.