26 Prominent Local Companies to Participate in Husson University’s First Business and Management Career Fair

Date of Release: February 25, 2014

BANGOR, MAINE – February 25, 2014 – Husson University’s College of Business announced today that it will be holding its first School of Business and Management Career Fair on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on the educational institution’s Bangor campus.

“Career fairs are a great way to explore career opportunities with a variety of companies,” said James Westhoff, Director of Career Services at Husson University. “Some of Maine’s more prominent employers are participating in this event. This is an outstanding opportunity for students in the School of Business and Management to network and meet hiring professionals in their chosen fields.”

Students participating in the career fair are encouraged to dress professionally, bring a resume and do their homework before the event.

“We encourage our students to research the companies they want to approach prior to attending the career fair,” continued Westhoff. “Understanding a company’s background and mission can give you an advantage when talking to employers.”

Companies participating in the first School of Business and Management Career Fair at Husson University include:
• Arkatechture
• Athenahealth
• Camden National Bank
• Cianbro
• Defense Finance and Accounting Service
• Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
• Enterprise Rent A Car
• Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway
• InternHelpME.com
• Lowes Home Improvement
• Maine Army National Guard
• Maine Revenue Services
• MaineStream Finance
• Maine Sunday Telegram/MaineJobs
• Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
• MMG Insurance Company
• Project Login of Educate Maine
• Providence Service Corporation
• St. Joseph Healthcare
• Stone Coast Fund Services, LLC
• Systems Engineering
• U.S. Small Business Administration
• Varney Agency
• Verizon Wireless
• Wal*Mart Stores, Inc.
• WB Mason Company

The event is open to students in the School of Business and Management as well as Husson University alumni and members of the public. No appointments are required. Individuals interested in participating in the career fair can walk in and meet with company representatives anytime between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on February 26.

Interested participants who have questions or need additional information should contact James Westhoff at 207-992-4909 or Westhoff@husson.edu.

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies; science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program.

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