Parent Update

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Minnesota Private College Job Fair: Feburary 20th by Tina Wagner, Associate Director of Career Development

Undergraduate Katies should not miss out on the upcoming annual Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair which will be held on February 20 and 21 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This fair is sponsored by 17 of the Private Colleges and Universities in the state, and it will host over 150 employers representing diverse fields including business, consulting, retail, government, IT, nonprofit and healthcare. By attending this event, students can talk to employers about professional careers, internships, volunteer opportunities and part-time jobs. This event is especially beneficial to juniors and seniors looking for professional internships and jobs!

Students must pre-register through the St. Kate's Career Development Office and there is a $15 fee. The Career Development Office helps students prepare for this event by providing information materials, resume reviews, interview coaching and networking advice. All majors are welcome to attend.

A few of the employers presently registered for Job Fair 2013 are: 3M, Abercrombie and Fitch, Americorps, Apple, Best Buy, C.H. Robinson, Cargill, Comcast, Enterprise Rent A Car, General Mills, Habitat for Humanity, Health Partners, Hennepin County, Mayo Clinic, MN Zoological Gardens, Padilla Speer Beardsly, Inc. , Peace Corps, Securian, Target, and more! To get a great overview of the fair, see a list of employers or watch a short video of the event, visit the Job Fair website via the Career Development Homepage at

Please encourage your student to contact the Career Development Office with any questions by calling 651.690.8890 or emailing  Students can also view a short video describing the event produced by the the Minnesota Private College Association at

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