Engineering and Hi-Tech Job Fair Attracts Record Number of Employers


Engineering and Hi-Tech Job Fair Attracts Record Number of Employers
The Engineering and Hi-Tech Job Fair is Jan. 24 in the Kellogg Gym.
More than 185 companies will be at the fair.

Cal Poly Pomona will host its largest-ever Engineering and Hi-Tech Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Kellogg Gym. The event is free and open to the public.

Organizers said the annual event has attracted a record 185 companies, and for the first time a waiting list for recruiters has been instituted.

The job fair is not limited to those in technical fields. Individuals interested in other fields can attend to research companies and network with recruiters, who will be available to answer questions and collect resumes.

“The demand for well-trained employees has been overwhelming,” said Tom Munnerlyn, director of the Career Center. “There are many opportunities for our students and other qualified participants. The key is for participants to come prepared.”

Jobseekers are encouraged to dress to impress, bring plenty of resumes and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews.

Companies looking to fill full-time, part-time and internship positions include Boeing Co., the California Department of Transportation, DreamWorks Animation, GE Energy, Mattel Inc., Nestle USA, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Raytheon Co., Southern California Edison, the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Walt Disney Imagineering and Verizon Communications.

For a complete list of participating companies in the Engineering and Hi-Tech Job Fair, visit http://www.dsa.cpp.edu/career/. For more information, contact the Career Center at (909) 869-2341.