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University Hosts Career Expo

More than 500 students and 105 organizations participated in The University of Scranton’s Career Expo, which was held on campus Sept. 29.
October 3, 2017

More than 500 University of Scranton students participated in a career fair that offered them opportunities for internships, employment and advanced degrees in disciplines ranging from business and science to physical therapy, education and criminal justice. More that 100 companies, nonprofit organizations and graduate, law and schools of medicine participated in the 2017 Fall Career Expo that was organized by the University’s Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development.

Companies represented included AXA Advisors, Bank of America, Deloitte, Entercom, Enterprise, Havas Group, PwC, SEI, TJX Companies, Vanguard and Walmart Logistics, to name a few. The Pennsylvania State Police, Allied Services, Allstar Therapies, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services, Guthrie, Geisinger Health System and St. Luke’s University Health Network also participated.

Several organizations offered students long-term service positions, including Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Cristo Rey high schools and Mercy Volunteer Corps.

Geisinger Commonwealth College of Medicine, Penn State Dickinson Law, Penn State Law, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine,  Seton Hall Law School, Temple University Beasley School of Law and University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine were among the graduate schools that participated in the fair.

The University’s Center for Career Development organizes career fairs for students each semester.

Internships give students the opportunity to integrate what they have learned in the classroom with what they are learning in the field. The Classes of 2016 and 2017 completed internships at 992 organizations in 35 different states, plus the District of Columbia, China, Czech Republic, Panama and South Africa.

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More that 100 companies, non-profit organization and graduate, law and schools of medicine participated in the 2017 Fall Career Expo that was organized by the University’s Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development.

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