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Release: Feb.3, 2003

Career Center sponsors Summer Job and Internship Fair

Students who want to spend their summer getting practical experience in their careers can attend the University of Iowa Summer Job and Internship Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Sponsored by the University of Iowa Career Center, the fair will take place in the IMU Main Lounge from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

More than 100 local, regional and national companies are expected to attend the fair, including businesses and non-profit organizations in education, human services and recreation. Students can speak with employers about possible summer job or internship possibilities. A list of employers can be found at www.careers.uiowa.edu and click on student information.

All majors are welcome to attend the fair and visit with company representatives. Students should "dress to impress" and bring copies of their resumes. Many employers will be accepting applications and interviewing candidates at the fair.

During the week of Feb. 3, Principal Financial Group, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Maytag, the Iowa Department of Personnel, Rockwell Collins and Target will be conducting mock interviews at the Career Center, giving students feedback to prepare for actual interviews.

Additional Career Center information can be found at www.careers.uiowa.edu.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Jane Schildroth at the Career Center, 24 Phillips Hall,(319) 335-1023 or jane-schildroth@uiowa.edu.
George McCrory, University of Iowa News Services 319-384-0012, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu. Writer: Michelle Yong.