FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 30, 2010
Contact: Vickie A. Bogan
Golden Triangle Employment Expo to be held at MUW Oct. 6
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The 14th annual Golden Triangle Employment Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 6 on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.
More than 50 employers are registered as part of the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pohl Gym.
“We are excited to have most of our area employers and some new additions to our list of venders including Carlisle (Wendy’s), Lowe’s, Severstal, Wal-Mart and American Eurocopter. We are mainly excited that representatives from the Toyota plant will be present and looking for employees to hire,” said Towanda Williams, MUW assistant director of career services.
Applicants are encouraged to bring their resumes as well as be dressed for the part, Williams added, noting that some employers may be ready to hire on the spot.
Williams added that Walgreens and Waffle House are seeking MUW graduates to fill open management positions. Both will attend the Employment Expo, and on Oct. 7 Walgreens will hold on-campus interviews for all applicants that qualify.
Employers interested in setting up a booth, should register online at
the Mississippi Governor’s Job Fair Network at http://www.jobsfairs.ms.gov. or at muw.edu/career. The registration fee is $150. There are additional fees for electrical outlets, breakfast and lunch.
Checks should be payable to MUW Office of Career Services and mailed to Mississippi University for Women, 1100 College St. MUW 1624, Columbus, MS 39701-5800.
For additional information, please contact Williams at (662) 241-6786, fax (662) 329-7192 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also log on to www.muw.edu/careerservices.