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'Explore Your Possibilities Week' is
Oct. 15-19 at UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: Oct. 10, 2007

Possibility PeteEAU CLAIRE — Career Services at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will offer a variety of activities Oct. 15-19 during "Explore Your Possibilities Week," hosted by that well-recognized campus celebrity, Possibility Pete, starring as 007 Pete in "Mission: Possible."

Some 1,600 students are expected to attend the 60 different career-related workshops being offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 16-18, in Davies Center. Numerous employers, faculty, staff and invited alumni will talk about majors, careers, ways to get experience now, and the job search.

Following are just a few of the many businesses sending representatives to speak at this event: Federated Insurance, Luther Midelfort, Hormel Foods, Northwestern Mutual, Chippewa Valley Office Solution, Creative Memories, Sherwin-Williams, Eau Claire Convention and Visitors Bureau, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Peace Corps, Cargill, Manpower, North High School, Deloitte, and Menards.

Door prizes will be awarded at each session, along with a chance to win an iPod nano. Pre-registration is encouraged as it insures participants a place in the information sessions and provides a double chance to win door prizes. To pre-register and for a complete schedule of events, see the Possibility Pete Web site.

Monday and Friday, Oct. 15 and 19, Career Services will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Career Services office, Room 230, Schofield Hall, with free ice cream sundaes, more door prizes and more information on how to explore your possibilities.

Students who live in UW-Eau Claire residence halls also can participate in various contests, including a Possibility Pete Decorating Contest.

Sponsors who made "Explore Your Possibilities Week" possible include Aldi; AT&T; Hormel Foods; Menards; Target; Deloitte; Federated Insurance; Northwestern Mutual; Sherwin-Williams; Thrivent Financial for Lutherans; Travelers; Virchow Krause & Co; American Family Insurance; Bauer Built Inc.; Boulay, Heutmaker, Zibell & Co. P.L.L.P.; and Xcel Energy.

For more information, contact Jesica Witte, event planning and marketing coordinator, Career Services, at 715-836-4730

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