News Release

REF NO.: 127

SUBJECT: Marine Institute hosts annual Career Fair

DATE: February 8, 2010

The Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland will host its annual Career Fair on Feb. 10 and 11. Members of the media are invited to attend and are welcome to interview employers, students and alumni taking part both prior to and during the two-day event. All career fair activities take place at the Marine Institute’s St. John’s campus on Ridge Road.
The MI Career Fair gives students and alumni the opportunity to learn more about current and future career opportunities while also having the chance to network with representatives from a variety of organizations.
Companies from across the country will gather at MI to meet current Marine Institute students and MI graduates. Organizations representing the marine transportation, ocean technology, aquaculture and food industries will be on hand throughout the event.
The Marine Institute Career Fair kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 10 with Company and Alumni Presentations in Hampton Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Industry representatives and alumni will be given the opportunity to display their successes, with presentations scheduled throughout the day highlighting employment opportunities and profiling industry partnerships. Presentations will continue on Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                                                                   
 Also on Feb. 11, the Career Fair Exhibition takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MI gymnasium. Students will have the opportunity to meet exhibitors and discuss their company and career opportunities available for both work term and full-time employment.
To learn more about the Marine Institute Career Fair, visit www.mi.mun.ca/placement/careerfair.htm

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