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Job Fair and Green Vendor Showcase Set for Feb. 26

Published: February 16, 2009

On Thursday, Feb. 26, the Career Development Center (CDC) will host the Engineering, Science and Technology Job Fair, as well as the first-ever Green Vendor Fair in the University Student Union (USU). Both events are free.

The Green Vendor Fair will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the courtyard area of the USU and will highlight a university community celebration of sustainable products and services held in conjunction with the 2009 Engineering, Science and Technology Job Fair.

The CSULB Green Vendor Fair will showcase everything from major renewable energy technologies to everyday products and services, and aims to create an engaging, educational, and empowering view of greener living. This event is sponsored by the university’s Career Development Center.

The event includes more than 50 booths, exhibits, and features highlighting services, products and information concerning green living and green business. Participating organizations will be pre-screened based on sustainability guidelines provided by the California State University as well as the City of Long Beach’s guidelines from the Sustainable City Commission.

Confirmed participants include the City of Long Beach, Office of Sustainability; Shred-4-Good, Goodwill Industries; California Conservation Corps and Whole Foods.

The Engineering, Science and Technology Job Fair will be held from noon-4 p.m. in the University Student Union ballroom. Approximately 100 companies and organizations will attend the annual event. Among the list of participants are Boeing Company, the County of Los Angeles, Fluor Corp., and Raytheon Company.

Available positions range from internships and part-time to full-time opportunities. Juniors, seniors, and alumni are especially encouraged to attend. This fair is specifically geared to companies representing the technical industry and offering jobs for all majors, including those in technical fields.

Prior to the job fair, the Career Development Center will offer workshops for resumé, interview and job fair preparation.

For more information or to view a complete list of employers and workshops, visit the CDC Web site or call 562/985-4151.