IUN to host job fair

Job recruiters from nearly 50 local companies meet with job seekers two years ago at the Savannah Center gymnasium during theannual Career Fair at Indiana University Northwest. This year’s annual job fair at the college will take place April 8.

GARY — Whether you’re a new graduate first dipping your toe in the job market or someone looking for the next career opportunity, Indiana University Northwest has got you covered.

The university in Gary will host its 15th annual Job and Internship Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, April 8, at the Savannah Center Gymnasium on its campus at 3400 Broadway.

More than 60 employers will be on hand, including Aflac, Blue Chip Casino, Centier Bank, Main Source Bank, Methodist Hospital, NiSource, Oak Street Heath, Primerica, and Total Home Health Services. The roster includes several school districts from across the state such as Hammond, East Chicago, Indianapolis and South Bend.

Job seekers also can learn about other public sector employment options, including with Lake County Community Corrections, USDA Rural Development, U.S. Probation/Pretrial Services, City of Peoria, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and Griffith Police Department.

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Employers will take applications and interview candidates for positions ranging from internships to full-time jobs. Attendees should dress professionally and bring plenty of copies of their resumes.

Leading up to the job fair, IUN will host a series of career success workshops. A talk about the power of networking will take place at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium.

For information about the job fair, or to register for other upcoming career workshops, such as on how to dress and market yourself, visit www.iun.edu/career-workshops.


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Joseph S. Pete is a Lisagor Award-winning business reporter who covers steel, industry, unions, the ports, retail, banking and more. The Indiana University grad has been with The Times since 2013 and blogs about craft beer, culture and the military.