WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue University will Thursday host its inaugural Startup Career Fair at The Anvil coworking space on the West Lafayette campus. More than 30 startups from throughout the Midwest will be on hand to hire for over 100 full-time positions and internships.

The event runs from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Purdue says students attending the career fair will not only have the opportunity to apply to work at the participating companies, but also network with potential future employers and coworkers and learn about what it takes to work at a startup.

The startups taking part in the career fair range from 1 to 100 employees and represent a variety of industries. You can learn more about the career fair and see a list of participating companies by clicking here.