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The Penn State Berks Career Services Office will provide transportation to University Park Spring Career Days and will hold their annual Career and Internship Fair this spring.

The Career Services Office will provide transportation for currently enrolled students to University Park Spring Career Days on Monday, February 6, 2012 (for non-technical majors) and Tuesday, February 7 (for technical majors) on a first-come, first-served basis. The event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. Interested students should sign-up in the Career Services Office, room 10 of the Perkins Student Center. The deadline to register is Friday, February 3, and there is a $10 registration fee to hold a seat on the van, which will be reimbursed to students arriving that morning. The van will leave Berks at 8:00 a.m. and return to campus around 6:30 p.m. Attendees must wear professional attire and bring at least 30 copies of their resumes.

The annual Career and Internship Fair for currently enrolled students will be held on Wednesday, February 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. Over forty local companies will attend the fair and meet with students who are interested in employment and internship opportunities. A list of participating employers is available in the Career Services Office, room 10 of the Perkins Student Center. Attendees must wear professional attire and bring at least 30 copies of their resumes.

In addition, other career-related events include the LVCCE Career Fair on Wednesday, February 15, from 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Fogelsville; the CPEC Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, February 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel and Convention Center; the College of Communications Job Expo on Friday, March 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the HUB Building, Alumni Hall, University Park; and Education Career Day at University Park on Monday, March 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park. Attendees must wear professional attire and bring at least 30 copies of their resumes. Transportation will not be provided to these events.

The Career Services Office staff is available to meet with students to discuss majors, review resumes, provide tips on interviewing, offer assistance in finding an internship and a job, and a variety of other services. For more information, contact the Career Services Office at 610-396-6317.

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