Record number of students benefit
from Career Networking Night

 

By Sarah Swamy, College of Business intern

 
PULLMAN, Wash – A record of more than 330 students and representatives from 21 companies participated in Career Networking Night earlier this week.
 
Hosted by the Scott and Linda Carson Center for Professional Development in the WSU College of Business, the event is an exclusive opportunity for business students to interact with and impress company representatives prior to the WSU Career Expo.
 
The number of student participants increased from the spring 2011 event by 50 percent, or 111 students.
 
“Career Networking Night was the best opportunity given to me to get my foot in the door of my career,” said Jordan Vandermeulen, a junior majoring in management information systems.
 
The spring event will be Monday, Feb. 6.
PULLMAN, Wash. – An employer panel, “hot topic” mini-sessions and 170 employers and recruiters aided job seekers as part of Career Expo and CEA Technical Career Fair events this week in Beasley coliseum.
 
The free public expo and fair was sponsored by the Center for Advising and Career Development, part of the University College, and the College of Engineering and Architecture.
 
It is one of the largest events of its kind in the Northwest.