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09-13-2007

Clarkson University Slated for Largest Career Fair Ever

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/career2006.jpg]

Representatives from more than 100 companies will be on the Clarkson University campus recruiting students next Thursday, September 20, at the annual fall Career Fair. The event should be the University's largest fair ever, with 141 companies registered.career2006

The size of this fall's Career Fair is an excellent example of the value that companies place on hiring Clarkson University students, said Career Center and International Study Director Marty Ford. "These companies are coming to Clarkson because our students represent a combination of two key ingredients required of today's workforce: an outstanding education from a demanding and highly regarded university, and an incredible work ethic."

The companies attending come from across the United States, representing a wide cross-section of career opportunities. But even with the entire campus center, including the Cheel Arena, now being used to accommodate the recruiters' displays, the overwhelming response has forced Clarkson to implement a waiting list for the recruiters.

The event is open to Clarkson University students only.

Photo caption: Clarkson University's fall 2006 Career Fair.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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