Colorado State University – Pueblo hosts employers at annual Career Fair


Colorado State University – Pueblo hosts employers at annual Career Fair

PUEBLO – Colorado State University-Pueblo will host 50 local, regional, state, and national employers expected to offer employment to new college graduates at the annual Spring Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2 in the Occhiato University Center. 

“The Career Fair will be of special interest to all CSU-Pueblo students-not just seniors,” said Michelle B. Gjerde, the director of the Career Center.  “Alumni and seniors can talk to recruiters about full-time professional opportunities.  Juniors and sophomores can use this opportunity to find out about internships and summer employment.  First-year and sophomore students can explore future career opportunities in their majors,” said Gjerde.

“Job seekers need to be ready to face this tough job market possessing focus, confidence, and excellent communication and technical skills as competition is high and only the best will rise to the top,” she said.  “Candidates seeking full-time employment should be professionally dressed and bring plenty of copies of their updated resumes.”

Among the employers showcasing their organizations are:  Abraxas Youth and Family Services, Airgas, AXA-Advisors, Bureau of Land Management, City of Pueblo, City of Pueblo Wastewater, Colorado Lions Camp, Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado Springs Utilities, Colorado State Patrol, Convergys, El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch, Enterprise, Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, Farmers Insurance, Fastenal, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Finite Technology, Inc., GEICO, Glacier Technologies, LLC, IRS-Criminal Investigation, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Parkview Medical Center, Phil Long Dealerships, Pikes Peak Television, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center, St. Mary Corwin Medical Center, T. Rowe Price, Target, Trane, U.S. Marine Corps., United Rentals, Inc., and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.   

Current students, alumni, employees of the University, and members of the Pueblo community are welcome to attend this free event.  For more information concerning the Career Fair, contact the Career Center 549-2980 or visit www.colostate-pueblo.edu/careercenter/events 

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.