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Career Services to Hold Mock Interviews and Career Presentations April 17

RELEASED: April 9, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — "Breaking the Ice: Mock Interview Day" will run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 17 in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

During the event, Chippewa Valley employers will spend up to 30 minutes with individual students. The first 20 minutes will be spent interviewing the student and the final 10 minutes will be used to critique the student's interview performance. This is an unusual opportunity for students to get valuable feedback prior to embarking on a real job search.

Participating employers include Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin; Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire; GSI Commerce; LarsonAllen, Certified Public Accountants; Lorman Educational Services; Lutheran Social Services; Manpower; Nestl Food Company, Sacred Heart Hospital, Silver Spring Gardens Inc., Target and Wipfli LLP.

Students are asked to pre-register online. The schedule is expected to fill up fast, but walk-ins will be available the day of the event if slots are available. Students should wear professional attire and bring resumes to this event.

In addition to mock interviews, Career Services will be offering job search presentations throughout the afternoon in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. Pre-registration is not required to attend these presentations. Following is the schedule:

  • 12:30 p.m. — Career Services Overview
  • 1 p.m. — Job Search
  • 1:30 p.m. — Portfolios
  • 2 p.m. — Cover Letters
  • 2:30 p.m. — Resumes
  • 3 p.m. — Interviewing
  • 3:30 p.m. — Networking

For more information, contact Jesica Witte, marketing and event planner in Career Services, at wittejm@uwec.edu or 715-836-4730.

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