Engineering and IT jobseekers connect with employers at career fair
After going virtual a year ago, the 6th annual Engineering and Information Technology Internship & Career Fair returns to an in-person setting. The event, hosted by the College of Lake County's (CLC) Career and Job Placement Center (CJPC), will run from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7 in the A-Wing of the Grayslake Campus.
"We are very excited to have the fair return to an in-person event," Workforce Development Manager Gina Smith said. "Historically, this is our largest recruiting event of the year, attracting students from engineering and IT programs across the country."
The career fair allows students and other jobseekers to meet with an expected 20 employers this year, who are eager to bring on top talent. Students from top engineering schools such as University of Illinois, Purdue, Michigan State, Ohio State and others, along with professional-level job seekers will be in attendance.
"The IT focus is a new addition in the past two years," Smith said. "Local employers expressed a desire to target this highly skilled group of students, new graduates and the wealth of experienced talent in Lake County."