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OCT. 14, 2005--The UW-River Falls annual all-campus Career Fair is Oct. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Karges Gymnasium.

The UW-RF Career Fair gives students, employers and graduate school recruiters the opportunity to meet one-on-one regarding careers, job opportunities, internships, and graduate school programs.

The Career Fair gives employers the opportunity to attract and inform future employees along with student interns. Fair-goers can improve their networking skills, speak with potential employers, and further their knowledge on their field of interest. Students at any level can benefit from the Career Fair and are encouraged to attend. First- and second-year students will benefit by gaining knowledge about career information, internships and part-time positions. Sophomores and juniors may be able to find possible internship opportunities that will help them vain valuable work experience. Seniors will be exposed to future job opportunities. Last year amost 1,200 students attended the fair.

Some 45 new organizations registered for the fair, and overall there are 93 participating employers and graduate school are represented including Aflac, Afton Alps, AgStar Financial Services, Alta Genetics, Associated Bank, Best Buy Company Inc., Cargill Animal Nutrition Division, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Genex Corporation, Jennie-O-Turkey Store, Menards, Partners Advantage, University of Minnesota, Job Center, UPS, Wisconsin National Guard, Hamline University School of Law, and others. A complete listing of businesses and schools participating in the 2005 Career Fair can be found at

Space is limited to 100 registrants, and registration is still open for employers. The registration fee is $125, which includes a booth with table, parking, refreshments, electricity for displays if requested, and one lunch for the organization representative.

Employers can register online at or send a check and the registration form to: Career Services Office, UW-River Falls,, 410 South Third St., River Falls, Wis., 54022.

For more information, call 715-425-3572 or e-mail .


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