The University of Alabama

UA Career Fairs Bring More Than 160 Employers to Campus

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama is offering two Career Fairs for students on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and Thursday, Sept. 19, in Sellers Auditorium at the Bryant Conference Center.

The General Interest and Business Career Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Sept. 18. The Technical and Engineering Career will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19.

Students may discover career and internship opportunities in a variety of industries. More than 160 organizations will participate, including Mercedes-Benz, U.S. Steel, Verizon Communications, Microsoft, Regions Financial, Hertz Corp., General Motors, PepsiCo, ThyssenKrupp IT, Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, 3M Co., Georgia Pacific and AT&T.

Students should bring their Action Card and several copies of their resume. Organizers urge attendees to dress in a professional manner. Details are at www.career.ua.edu.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.

  • CONTACT: Richard LeComte, media relations, rllecomte@ur.ua.edu, 205/348-3782
  • SOURCE: Amanda Ingram, assistant director of operations, UA Career Center, 205/348-3091 or aingram@sa.ua.edu,