Career and Internship Fair offers opportunities for
March 9, 2012
WASHINGTON—Students and job-seekers will have an opportunity to
connect with a wide range of employers April 3 at the 2012
Career and Internship Fair. The fair, co-sponsored by Saint
Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College, will take
place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marcus Pavilion on the Saint
Martin’s University campus, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE. The fair
welcomes students, alumni and the public. Admission is free.
This year’s Career and Internship Fair will feature over 75
employers from private industry, government agencies and
non-profit organizations. Some will be conducting on-site
interviews for full-time, part-time and summer positions.
Several colleges and universities also will represent their
graduate programs at the event.
“I am pleased to see a healthy number of recruiters this year
and hope it is a sign of an improving economy. I am especially
grateful to our core group of organizations who attend each
year, even if they are not hiring right now, to meet our
students and help them make connections for future employment”
says Ann Adams, director of career services at Saint Martin’s.
“This is always a great opportunity for both our students and
our employment community to meet face-to-face and learn about
Adams recommends that job-seekers come prepared by wearing
appropriate business attire, bringing multiple copies of resumes
and brushing up on interview skills in advance. A list of
employers planning to attend can be found at
Even for those not immediately seeking employment, the fair
provides a valuable opportunity to gather information, polish
their professional image and learn to market themselves more
effectively, Adams says.
This year’s fair sponsors are the Associated Students of
Saint Martin’s University, Saint Martin’s Alumni Association,
Bon Appétit and ABC Printing.
Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year,
coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in
Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of
Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedictine colleges
and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University
prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and
six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business,
education and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250
students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main
campus, and 650 more to its extension campuses located at Joint
Base Lewis-McChord, Everett College, Centralia College and
Tacoma Community College. Visit the Saint Martin’s University
website at www.stmartin.edu.
For additional information:
Director of career services
Director of community relations and event management
Office of Marketing and Communications
Saint Martin’s University