Fall Career Fair Oct. 12 awaits students, alumni

Fall Career Fair Oct. 12 awaits students, alumni

A career fair boasting nearly 120 businesses, government agencies and graduate schools will be available to MTSU students and alumni on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the Murphy Center track level.

AFLAC, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Frito-Lay Inc., McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations LLC and TVA are just a sample of the vendors registered to attend the annual Fall Career Fair. The corporate and government agencies encompass a wide spectrum of disciplines.

As of Oct. 5, 28 universities had registered to have vendor space to showcase their graduate schools. These include MTSU Graduate Business Studies; the Ole Miss MBA; the University of Tennessee’s law, pharmacy, Health Sciences Center and mathematics grad programs; Vanderbilt’s nursing program and numerous others.

Representatives from at least nine law schools are expected to attend. Chiropractic and seminary representatives also will be on hand.

Officials in the Career Development Center said MTSU students and alumni from all major fields within the University should plan to arrive early, bring a resume and dress professionally. The event is not open to the public.

Student IDs will be required to enter. More than 1,200 students from all academic colleges at MTSU are expected to meet prospective employers, and full- and part-time positions and internships will be available.

At the Career Development Center website,, job seekers can click on “See registered employers” and “See registered grad schools.” Visitors then can click on individual businesses’ or government agencies’ websites and learn more about companies, agencies or grad schools they are interested in for employment.

Bill Fletcher is the Career Development Center director. Pat Stamps serves as recruiting coordinator. For more information, call 615-898-2862.