UWM hosts over 100 employers for Fall Career Fair

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.