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Career Fair: Employers reach more than 1,000 Mizzou Engineers

More than 200 companies spoke at length with more than 1,000 students at the 2019 Mizzou Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday. Some were new to this particular event, some longtime participants — and all received a deluge of students eager to show off their skills and resumes in search of a job, co-op or internship.

Celestene Sebag shakes hands with an employer holding a clipboard at the career fair.

Career Fair: Opportunity knocks for Mizzou Engineers

Attending the career fair was beneficial in more ways than connecting undergraduate Celestene Sebag with companies. It allowed her the opportunity to promote herself and to gain valuable interviewing and networking skills.

Shown from above: the basketball courts at the Rec Center, filled with black and gold employer booths and students dressed for success.

Career Fair: Record amount of companies visit in search of engineers

Nearly 90 percent of Mizzou Engineering students are employed full-time, continuing their education, volunteering or serving in the military within six months of graduation. The starting salaries for engineering graduates nationally is approximately $70,000 per year. Mizzou Engineers factor heavily into the state and regional economy and its workforce, and many of them start their careers with internships and jobs found at the Career Fair.