Employers began arriving and setting up at 9:30 a.m., and by 10 a.m., the Grand Ballroom was filled with 24 employers eager to meet UAV's students and alumni. This employment and networking event attracted recruiters representing various occupations and industries throughout Southern California, and has led to employment and externships for more than 1000 students and alumni in the past five years.
Employers included California State Prison Los Angeles County, California Highway Patrol, BEX Bar and Grill, Wes Coast Ambulance, Antelope Valley Partners For Health, Antelope Valley Ambulance, Los Angeles Police Department, Tarzana Treatment Center, U. S. Army, Palmdale School District, and many more.
Students entered the UAV Grand Ballroom from 10:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., professionally dressed with résumés in hand, great attitudes, company research complete, registered in advance where applicable, enthusiastic to apply online or with recruiters onsite. The application table was consistently filled with eager applicants to apply for the various positions being offered.
We extend a special thank you to the Career Services team for scheduling and coordinating this event, and for working many weeks to ensure another excellent career fair. Thank you to the Banquet Chefs, Banquet Staff, Admissions, Security, UAV Faculty, and staff for your support and cooperation.
Overall, this was an amazing event, if you have any suggestions or feedback for future Career Fairs, please stop by the Career Services Center.
If you were unable to attend the Career Fair or would like to obtain more information about the participating employers and/or network or do further networking, please come in to the Career Center and any member of the Career Center staff will be glad to assist you.
Good luck to students and alumni in your success and career search.
Several recruiters had encouraging comments regarding the UAV 2017 Spring Career Fair:
"Really appreciated the variety of students that stopped by the table!" – BEX Bar and Grill
"Always a great group of students, look forward to coming back as a guest speaker" – California Highway Patrol (CHP)
"Good job, well organized!" – Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
"Great job with array of students! – Tarzana Treatment Center