Multicultural Forum Career Fair open to all students and alumni

Multicultural Forum Career Fair open to all students and alumni

Students and alumni are invited to attend the career fair that will be held in conjunction with the Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the St. Paul RiverCentre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd.

Whether you're an experienced professional or just embarking on your career, here's an opportunity to discuss professional opportunities face-to-face with the region's leading employers, including: Best Buy, Cargill, Carlson Companies, the FBI, Frito-Lay Inc., Macy's, Medtronic and Target.

Participation in the career fair is free and open to the public -- no registration is required. You need not be a person of color to attend. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni are welcome to attend. You do not need to be a student from the Opus College of Business. Candidates are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their résumé. Business attire is required. 

Now in its fourth year, the Multicultural Forum Career Fair has attracted more than 80 companies representing a variety of industries. For a complete list of participating companies, visit the career fair Web site. New companies will be added as they sign up, so you can check this Web site daily for the latest information.

Attend pre-fair event to maximize your career fair experience

Attend "Career Fair Success Tactics" from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Room 120, Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, on UST's Minneapolis campus located at 11th Street South and Harmon Place . A panel of professionals will give participation tips and career advice.

Here are the panel members:

  • Chris Kondo, staffing manager for Ecolab
  • Kris Nebel, recruiting manager for General Mills
  • Linda Sloan, senior recruiter for Target

There is no charge for the workshop, but pre-registration is required. To register, contact Graduate Business Career Services at (651) 962-8807. Supply your name, daytime telephone number and e-mail address.

Visit the University of St. Thomas Graduate Business Career Services Web site for more information about its services.