Purdue University Hosts 4th Annual Manufacturing Industry Job and Resource Fair

Despite a struggling Indianapolis economy, 15 employers are going to be at Purdue University Calumet’s 4th annual Manufacturing Industry Job and Resource Fair. The Manufacturing Industry Job and Resource Fair will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Purdue campus’ Calumet Conference Center.

Indianapolis businesses will be looking for qualified individuals to fill new staff positions. The fair is intended for engineers, operators, technicians, mechanics, logisticians, supervisors, individuals with business backgrounds and others qualified for jobs in the manufacturing industry, including Purdue Calumet students and alumni. Attendees to the Manufacturing Industry Job and Resource Fair should bring copies of their resume, an open mind, and a smile.

Additionally, those who attend the job fair will have an opportunity to receive job search assistance. Traind professionals will be on hand to review and edit resumes. Also  information about how to further a career in Indianapolis business will also be available. The people of Indianapolis deserve a chance to get back on their feet, and that is what the 4th annual Manufacturing Industry Job and Resource Fair is all about.

“Although this year’s fair is smaller than past fairs, we are excited to offer this opportunity to students, alumni and the community during these difficult economic times,” Purdue Calumet Director of Career Services Shelly Robinson said.

Indianapolis metro area and central Indiana businesses desiring to participate can reserve space by phoning the Purdue University’s Office of Career Services at 219.989.2600 or 800.HI-PURDUE, ext. 2600.

Joining the Office of Career Services as co-sponsor of the event is local chapter 112 of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. As one of the 25 largest colleges in Indiana, Purdue University is maintaining a reputation for excellence in Indiana education. This job fair will undoubtedly be of great assistence to both Indianapolis society and Indiana business.

Purdue Calumet’s Calumet Conference Center is located at the far south end of campus, one-half mile north of Interstate 80/94; three blocks east of Indianapolis Boulevard, south of the traffic light on 173rd Street and east of Woodmar Avenue. For more information about the upcoming Manufacturing Industry Job and Resource Fair, visit Purdue University’s website.