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Career Jumpstart event for multicultural students set for Feb. 5

January 24, 2013

CareerJumpstartEAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host the third annual Career Jumpstart event, a panel and networking opportunity for multicultural UW-Eau Claire students, from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Two Rivers 2 Room of the Plaza Hotel & Suites, 1202 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire.

The event will provide multicultural students with the opportunity to network with employers about internships and full-time job opportunities. Company representatives will serve on a career panel to advise students about how to successfully market themselves to perspective employers.

Refreshments will be provided during the event. Business casual attire is recommended.

Career Jumpstart is sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Office of Multicultural Affairs, Career Services and Student Support Services.

Cargill, Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, Hormel and Target are corporate sponsors for the event. These businesses in particular are interested in meeting and hiring students from diverse backgrounds.

Students must sign up for the event by Feb. 1. Contact Jane Holme in Student Support Services at studentsupportservices@uwec.edu or 715-836-4542 for more information or to reserve a spot.

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