Fall Career Fair Features 43 Exhibitors

SOCORRO, N.M. September 4, 2013 – The Fall 2013 Career and Graduate School Fair is shaping up to be among the biggest ever, with several new recruiters attending. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the MaceyCenter.

Lillian Armijo, Director of Student Services, said she’s expecting a large turnout of students and exhibitors. With two weeks remaining until the event, 43 exhibitors have signed up, including several new companies and government agencies. For more information, click here for the website.  

“Our students are in high demand,” Armijo said. “Tech grads stand out compared to students from other universities. We have an extensive and diverse group of exhibitors who have a variety of opportunities for students in every academic discipline.”

The Career Services Office again is offering workshops to help students prepare for the Career Fair. The Career Services Office will host a resumé-writing workshop on September 10, a general workshop on preparing for the Career Fair on September 16, and an interviewing workshop on September 17, featuring Theresa Hollis, formerly of Amazon. Each workshop is from 4 to 5 p.m. in Fidel 262. Students must RSVP by calling 835-5060 or email at  larmijo@admin.nmt.edu. Pizza will be served at each workshop.

Career Services staff will also host five-minute flash resumé reviews over the lunch hour Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 16 and 17. Students can bring a printed resumé to the FidelCenter atrium between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to get some quick pointers about resumé preparation.

Once again, Tech staff will host a Career Cab (based on the TV show Cash Cab), offering golf-cart rides across campus. Students who answer basic questions about the careers will win small giveaways.

“These workshops help students prepare,” Armijo said. “There are always things you can do to improve yourself and stand out. Students can be uncomfortable with walking up to a recruiter and speaking to them.”

The Career Fair is not just for upperclassmen; freshmen and sophomores will find internship and co-op opportunities as well.

The Career Fair booklet and the website include a section that lists exhibitors by the type of opportunities available – from internships through post-docs and full-time career-track employment.

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Career and Graduate School Fair Exhibitors

(Subject to change)

Air Force Nuclear WeaponsCenter
Bendix King by Honeywell
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology
Enercon Services, Inc.
FMC Technologies, Inc.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
Halliburton Energy Services
HollyFrontier Companies
Honda R & D Americas, Inc.
Hunting Titan
Idaho National Labs
Intel Corporation
Intera, Inc.
Intrepid Potash, Inc.
Jim Walter Resources, Inc.
Leprino Foods
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mosaic Potash
National Instruments
NAVAIR Weapons Division
New MexicoStateUniversity
New MexicoTechCenter for Graduate Studies
New Mexico Tech Scholarship for Service
Peabody Energy
PNM Resources
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
Sandia National Laboratory
TexasTechGraduateSchool of Biomedical Sciences
Tinker Air Force Base
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Assoc, Inc.
Trinity Consultants, Inc.
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security
United States Navy
UNMSchool of Medicine
UNMSchool of Law
Urenco, USA
USDAForest Services/Gila National

Workshops/other events:

Resume Writing Workshop
Tuesday, September 10
4 to 5 p.m. in Career Services
Flash Resumé Review Session
Monday, September 16
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fidel Center Atrium
Preparing for the Fair Workshop
Monday, September 16
4 to 5 p.m. in Career Services
Flash Resumé Review Session
Tuesday, September 17
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fidel Center Atrium


Interviewing Workshop
Tuesday, September 17
4 to 5 p.m. in Career Services
Career & GraduateSchool Fair
Thursday, September 19
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Macey Center