Indiana University's School of Informatics and Computing says more than 80 employers will take part Thursday in a career fair. The school says the companies are looking to fill openings in 27 states and Canada.
September 18, 2013
The School of Informatics and Computing prepares to welcome over 80 employers to Bloomington for the Fall '13 Career Fair on Thursday, September 19.
The employers who attend the career fair represent a variety of areas, including public and private sectors, non-profit, health care organizations, major technology corporations, and smaller entrepreneurial companies. Of those companies, 34 are hiring for positions in Indiana. Opportunities are also available nationwide, with jobs in 27 states plus Toronto.
The School anticipates between 700 and 800 students will attend the event this year.
“With 84 companies registered to attend, this will be one of our largest career fairs to date. We have 16 employers registered to host next-day interviews, up from 11 last year. This is a great way to kick off our on-campus interview season,” said Kate Caldwell, director of career services for the School of Informatics and Computing.
See a complete list of employers attending the Fall 2013 Career Fair here.
The event is open to all students at Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, as well as Indiana University Bloomington alumni.
Thursday, September 19 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Bloomington Convention Center
302 S. College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403
Free transportation is provided from campus. Busses leave every 20 minutes from the Indiana Memorial Union Circle Drive and the Convention Center.
Each semester, the School hosts a career fair for students to search for full-time jobs or internships. The spring fair will be held on January 30, 2014. Employers can register for the spring fair here starting in early October.
According to data collected at May 2013 graduation, 72% of undergraduates secured employment or acceptance to graduate school before commencement. The average starting salary for this cohort was $59,000. The average hourly pay for internships is $19. Additionally, 53% of this group credit our career fairs as being a resource used to find their job. See the complete hiring report by visiting soic.indiana.edu/career.
Source: Indiana University