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Oct. 27 2004
CONTACT: Carol Anderson

Michigan Collegiate Job Fair set for Nov. 5

YPSILANTIMore than 100 companies will be on hand at the 33rd Annual Michigan Collegiate Job Fair, Friday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia (between Inkster and Middlebelt roads, off the 1-96 service drive).

Deadline for pre-registering is Friday, Oct. 29. Call-in registrations will be taken until

3 p.m. Nov. 4. All pre-registration is $10. To pre-register, send a resume and $10 check to the Michigan Collegiate Job Fair at Career Services, 311 King Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48334.

Registration at the door is $20. For more information, call 734.487.4271 or go to www.mcjf.org.

Coca Cola, Comerica, Creative Solutions, DaimlerChrysler Services and the Drug Enforcement Administration are some of the groups who will be conducting on-site interviews. Job listings include chemists, marketing and public relations professionals, youth specialists, store managers, special agents, financial consultants and medical personnel.

 “About 50 percent of the students get an interview. Where else can you go to interview with so many employers?” said Lavonda Robinette, EMU career development associate and director of the fair, who estimates that between 900-1,200 individuals will attend.

EMU Career Services offers mock interviews, resume critiques and dress for success workshops for students who want to prepare for the job fair. 

Sponsored by EMU with the Michigan Association of Collegiate Career and Employment Services, the fair is promoted by more than 80, two-year and four-year higher education institutions in Michigan.



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