Career Fairs to be Held at UW-Parkside Next Week

Published: October 15, 2019

By: UW-Parkside Marketing & Communications

SOMERS – UW-Parkside’s Advising & Career Center proudly present Careers in the Healthcare Industry Day and the Fall 2019 Internship & Career Fair. These two large-scale career and recruiting events are designed to ensure that employers connect with UW-Parkside’s best resource: our students. Regional and national employers love Parkside students because they have a proven work ethic and a genuine interest in contributing to the success of our communities.

Did you know healthcare is the second fastest growing industry in our region and offers careers in a variety of clinical and non-clinical areas? Careers in the Healthcare Industry Day is a co-operative effort between both UW-Parkside and Gateway Technical College, and will be held Wed, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on campus in the Student Center Ballroom. The agenda for Careers in the Healthcare Industry Day is available now.

A panel of hospital administrators and healthcare organization leaders will lead a various panel discussions that touch on non-clinical careers, clinical careers, tips for getting hired, talent needs in our region, current trends, future growth, and workforce projection. Pre-registered students will receive guaranteed seating in the break-out sessions and panel discussions. Seating is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. (Students can sign up via Handshake)

The next day, Thu, Oct. 24, UW-Parkside and Carthage College present the Fall Internship & Career Fair, which will also be held from 10 a.m. to 2 0.m. on campus. A record number of 72 employers will be on campus to engage with students and promote internship and job opportunities from a variety of industries. Juniors, seniors and recent graduates from all majors at UW-Parkside and Carthage College will have the opportunity to discuss internships and full-time degree-required career opportunities.

"We're thrilled to welcome new employers like Haribo of America and Nexus Pharmaceuticals, and our college graduates are fortunate with so many career opportunities right here in our region," says UW-Parkside Employer Relations Coordinator Linda Bevec.

More information about both events can be found on the website.

For more information about these events, please contact Linda Bevec via email at bevec@uwp.edu or via phone at 262-595-2016.

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