Business student Sayali Ambike leaves her resume with Foxconn Technology representative Jamie Rufe. (UWM Photo/Alexis Amenson)
Northwestern Mutual representative Erin McDonald uses an iPad to give finance student John Ly information about the company. (UWM Photo/Alexis Amenson)
Attendees line up for complimentary headshots by UWM photographer Elora Hennessey. (UWM Photography/Alexis Amenson)
In an interview with WISN-TV, global management student Ashely Hale talks about how the career fairs are beneficial to her as a student. (UWM Photo/Alexis Amenson)
Students Olivia Dawkins (right) and Jenna Zembrowki talk with Briggs & Stratton representative Kosovka Spreco about job opportunities at the company. (UWM Photo/Alexis Amenson)
Officer Scott Kleinfeldt of the Madison Police Department hands out information on law enforcement careers to student Kiara London. (UWM Photo/Alexis Amenson)
Direct Supply representative David Biallas gives student Desiree Nowak tips on how to tailor resumes to specific jobs. (UWM Photo/ Alexis Amenson)
More than 800 students, alumni and community members attended the career fair hosted by the UWM Career Planning and Resource Center on Oct. 5. From engineering to law enforcement, the career fair included 101 employers, mostly from the Midwest.
Attendees brought resumes and business cards to exchange with company representatives. Many companies showed up with takeaway items to hand out to participants.
Foxconn Technology Co., an electronics manufacturer with plans to open a massive manufacturing plant in Mount Pleasant, drew attention with the company’s first appearance at a Wisconsin career fair. The company projects to employ up to 13,000 people in the Racine County plant.
The UWM Career Planning and Resource Center also provided complimentary headshots for career fair guests taken by a professional photographer.