JACKSON, Tenn. – March 7, 2005 – Union University will participate in the 14th annual consortium career fair Thursday, March 10, with representatives from more than 50 corporations and agencies, including several Fortune 500 companies.
The event will be held in Henderson at Freed-Hardeman University’s Sports Center Auxiliary Gym, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
An invitation-only Rising Stars and Corporate Sponsors breakfast reception will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Ayers Auditorium (located in the Brown-Kopel Business Center), with 100 participants attending, to kick off the event.
The event is a collaboration between Union, Freed-Hardeman, Lambuth University, and Bethel College. Corporate sponsors include American Express Financial Advisors, CVS Pharmacy, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Jackson Energy Authority, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Sherwin-Williams, Schwan’s Food Co., Southwestern Co., U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and Wells Fargo Financial.
“Each of our institutions wants its students and alumni to have a look at viable corporations and organizations, while giving our recruiting employers the opportunity to preview our graduates for early hiring before April-May graduations are held,” said Jacqueline Taylor, director of career services at Union. “We also want current students to have the option for challenging internships throughout the summer and next academic year.”
A complete list of recruiting companies attending the career fair is available at www.tjmfair.com.
The fair is open to all students and alumni of the four consortium higher education institutions. For more information, contact Union University Career Services at (731) 661-5421.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day classes canceled.
A decision on evening classes at Jackson and Germantown will be made by noon on Thursday. Hendersonville evening classes are canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.