Monday, September 28, 2009

Good jobs at Career Fair

Please encourage your students to attend the Career Fair Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 4-7:00 p.m. in WSC Marshall Hall. Even first-year students can benefit from walking through and checking it out.

Spotlight on organizations that may be of particular interest to your students:

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI is a law enforcement and domestic intelligence agency charged with protecting and defending the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats. Full-time opportunities available with various positions for both the Special Agent applicants and Professional Support applicants that cover investigative, administrative, intelligence, communications, and language skills.

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program

The Japanese Government invites young college graduates to live and work in Japan for a one-year cultural exchange program. Airfare, housing assistance and remuneration provided. Full-time, international opportunities available as Assistant Language (English) Teachers (ALTs). ALTs are primarily engaged in language instruction and carry out their duties under the guidance of Language Teachers' Consultants or Japanese Teachers of English.

Peace Corps

Peace Corps is an independent agency of the federal government working to promote world peace and friendship by training interested people overseas and fostering cross-cultural exchange. Full-time, international opportunities available where Peace Corps Volunteers work in the fields of the environment, education, health, agriculture, business, at-risk youth, and community development.

World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Full-time, part-time, and summer opportunities available for the following: 1. Writer/Researcher Media Relations 2. Event Planning and Production, Experiential Engagement Team 3. Social Networking/Marketing. 4. Grant Researcher, International Programs Group 5. Carbon Footprint Analyst 6. Curriculum Development, Youth Empowerment Program 7. Writing Interns, Media Relations and Special Projects 8. Audit and Risk Management Intern 9. Accounting Intern, Finance Department 10. Database Programmer

For a complete listing of organizations that are attending, visit the Fall 2009 List of Career Fair Employers.