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Job Fair Opens to Create Jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on October 22, 2010

An East Coast job fair is focusing on opportunity and creating jobs in Rhode Island.

Unicruit today announced the Big East Virtual Career Fair (www.bigeastcareerfair.com) will bring together more than 40 industry leading employers and government agencies as well as students and alumni of 16 colleges and universities that represent the Big East Career Consortium.  Participating schools include Cincinnati, Connecticut, DePaul, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rutgers, St. John’s, Seton Hall, South Florida, Syracuse, Villanova, and West Virginia.  The virtual career fair, which is free to attend for college students and alumni, will open on November 10, 2010 at 10 AM Eastern and will be available on demand until November 19th.

Unicruit is partnering with the Big East Career Consortium to deliver the fully interactive, 3D virtual career fair.

“The Big East Virtual Career Fair expands and enhances our efforts to connect students and alumni with some of the most prestigious and well-known private and government agencies in the U.S. Collaborating with Unicruit, we’re able to offer a new campus recruiting strategy that is not only convenient and cost effective for employers but provides a venue that is responsive to today’s college students comfort with social networking and connecting via technology driven environments,” said Dr. Drema Howard, Director of the University of South Florida Career Center and Vice-president of Technology and External Relations on the Big East Career Consortium Board of Directors.

A partial list of employers that will participate at the Big East Virtual Career Fair include:

  • ADP
  • AON
  • GEICO
  • ACS Xerox
  • Comerica
  • ABC Supply
  • ManTech
  • ING
  • Amazon
  • Peace Corps
  • Qualcomm
  • Hertz
  • P&G
  • Verizon
  • Prudential
  • Amazon
  • Graybar
  • USDA
Mystic River Press
Sun Chronicle
Johnston Sunrise
Cranston Herald
Sakonnet Times
Portsmouth Times
The Express