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FEATURE PHOTO: Job opportunities

Igho Doghudje (right), a graduate student majoring in technology, speaks with HR specialists Sarah Steinbaugh and Alec Hart from the company Watchfire, during Wednesday’s job fair at the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Doghudje said showing potential employers interest and getting to know them before submitting resumes is beneficial to the hiring process.

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

Igho Doghudje (right), a graduate student majoring in technology, speaks with HR specialists Sarah Steinbaugh and Alec Hart from the company Watchfire, during Wednesday’s job fair at the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Doghudje said showing potential employers interest and gettin...

Education job fair slated for Wednesday

Kate Figlewski, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

EIU Career Services is hosting the annual Fall Education Job Fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom. Career Services Director Bobbi Kingery said the fair is a great way for students of many majors to network with potential future employers. ...

Informal job fair allows education students to network

Beth Probst (left), principal at Jasper County Junior High and Newton Community High School, talks to students at Small & Rural Informal Night Wednesday at Buzzard Hall.

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

February 20, 2019

The Buzzard atrium filled with many school districts and education students for the annual Small and Rural Informal Night that gives students a chance to network for job opportunities ahead of the education job fair. Doug Bower, the dean of College of Education, said every semester they host this eve...

Students, employers network at Job, Internship Fair

Spencer Briggerman (right), a assistant manager at The Sherwin-Williams Company and a Eastern alumni, is talking to a English student Dom Hill (left) during Job & Internship Fair at Grand Ballroom of MLK University Union on Wednesday afternoon.

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

Students and employers gathered to talk job opportunities during the Spring Job and Internship Fair Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Students showed companies their skill sets during interviews, and some students scheduled interviews with potential employe...

School districts, Eastern students connect at Fall Education Job Fair

Beth Preston and Benjamin Shank converse on Wednesday morning at the Fall Education Job Fair, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Faith Morris, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018

As students think ahead to graduation, events like the Fall Education Job Fair held Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union showcase not only which school districts are hiring but give students a chance to talk with potential employers as well. Amanda Wiedler, a senior elementary ...

School districts looking to hire mid-year teacher graduates at Fall Education Job Fair

Abby Carpenter, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018

Seventy-six school districts, all from a variety of different backgrounds and sizes, will be present at the Fall Education Job Fair, which will take place on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Diane Smith, marketing specialist and career...

Television, Radio and Video Job Fair set for Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 21, 2018

Television, radio and video production companies from all over the Midwest will be at the annual Television, Radio and Video Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The fair is hosted by the department of communication studies...

Eastern’s career outcome exceeds national average

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

November 26, 2017

A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers recently found that career placement rates, for students who graduated from Eastern in the 2015-2016 school year, exceeded the national average by 10.3 percent. For medium-sized universities, these outcomes exceeded the national average...

Students seek opportunities through job fair

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

September 28, 2016

Ajah Tyson, a freshman family and consumer sciences major, is taking steps to create a better future for herself. After coming from a minimum-wage retail job, she wanted to experiment with the opportunity to try and find a better job to create “stair steps” to a better future at Eastern’s job...

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