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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

Some 200 Employers Will Recruit Students at the Fall Career Fair

Contact: Robert Florida
(201) 725-6435: robert.florida@njit.edu

WHAT:
Nearly 200 employers and 350 recruiters will attend the Fall Career, Co-op and Internship Fair-- the largest number of employers ever to attend a career fair at NJIT.  The employers will interview May graduates for full-time jobs and underclassmen for summer internships.  More than 2,000 students and alumni have already registered for the fair – that’s the largest amount ever at NJIT.   

WHO: Gregory Mass, the executive director of  Career Development Services who has 30 years’ experience in the field, will be available to talk about hiring trends for college graduates – what the job market is like and which academic majors are in demand.  He can also discuss what students must do get a hired in a competitive job market.  Recruiters will be available to comment on their hiring needs and NJIT students and alumni will be happy to talk about their job searches.  

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Fleisher Athletic Center and the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility, both on the campus quad. 

EMPLOYERS: The employers registered for the career fair represent a wide spectrum of industries and fields, such as engineering and architecture, manufacturing and information-technology, business and financial services, health services and communications as well as government and not-for profit agencies.  Among the major employers attending are AT&T, MTV, Colgate-Palmolive, L’Oreal, Bank of New York, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Company, ExxonMobil, Verizon, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.