Juniata College to host Career Day on Feb. 22

HUNTINGDON – Juniata College will hold a Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center intramural gym on campus.

The fair features more than 90 employers from Pennsylvania and across the country, including such Fortune 500 companies as Deloitte, General Electric, Merck & Co., Hershey Foods Inc., New York Life and PPG Industries. Some 400 resume-carrying students are expected to visit the career event.

Students who visit the fair are encouraged to dress in business attire.

The program on the day of the Career Fair begins with employer check-in at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served, along with a light lunch, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Representatives can leave at 3 p.m.

In addition, there will be a volunteer student photographer working in the intramural gym throughout the event. Students can have their portrait taken for posting on LinkedIn and other professional networking websites.

Career Day is the culmination of a weeklong series of career-oriented activities, starting on Monday.

“Flash Your Resume,” at 7 p.m. Monday in Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science, provides students an opportunity to have their resumes evaluated by Juniata faculty and administrators.

A session focused on international careers and fellowships, organized and led by Anwar Moledina, a Juniata senior who participated in an internship in Sri Lanka, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Neff Lecture Hall in the von Liebig Center for Science.

A Fulbright Information Session will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Founders Hall 401. The session will be led by Dustin Gee, a 2010 Juniata graduate and interim associate director of study abroad and national fellowships at Pace University in New York City. Gee was the first student to receive a Fulbright fellowship to Montenegro.

Four Juniata alumni with experience working overseas will be part of the International Employment Panel at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in Sill Boardroom in the von Liebig Center for Science.

For the second year in a row, the college will host a Wine Etiquette Workshop at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22 just preceding a wine and cheese networking reception at 4 p.m. Jim Tuten, associate professor of history and creator of Juniata’s History of Food course, will teach the workshop.