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Media advisory: UB to host its largest job and career fair Wednesday on North Campus

overhead view of a previous career fair

For UB students and alumni, the event will bring more than 100 local and national companies to Alumni Arena

By Jenna Smith

Release Date: March 11, 2014

“Each year, UB’s CareerFest draws almost 2,000 UB students from all majors, as well as employers from around the country looking to recruit the best and brightest.”
Arlene Kaukus, director
UB Career Services

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Whether UB students are seeking full-time jobs or internships, CareerFest 2014 is an important step.

More than 100 local and national companies representing a wide range of career fields will be present. To see a list of those companies, visit the Career Services calendar

“Each year, UB’s CareerFest draws almost 2,000 UB students from all majors, as well as employers from around the country looking to recruit the best and brightest,” said Arlene Kaukus, director of UB Career Services. “Students who start career exploration early have the most success finding employment. CareerFest gives them access to employers they would not otherwise have and for all students, this is extremely valuable.”

What: CareerFest

Where: Alumni Arena, Building No. 1 on this map

When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 12

Open to UB students and alumni only, CareerFest offers a photo booth where students can have professional photos taken for their LinkedIn account. For help with crafting effective resumes and preparing for job searching, Career Services offers its free Express Career Consults program Monday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., in 259 Capen Hall.

For more information about Career Services, visit www.ub-careers.buffalo.edu. Additional videos, networking tips and employer tips are available here:

www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD98D063286BD9B81

www.ub-careers.buffalo.edu/networking

http://www.ub-careers.buffalo.edu/emptips

Note: If UB cancels classes and activities due to inclement weather, a notice will be posted at www.emergency.buffalo.edu.

Media Contact Information

Cory Nealon
News Content Manager, Computer Science, Economic Development, Engineering, Sustainability
Tel: 716-645-4614
cmnealon@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBengineering