Rasmussen College hosts Career and Networking Fair Aug. 19 at Clock Tower
From press release
Rasmussen College will host a free Career and Networking Fair for residents of the surrounding communities at its Rockford campus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 19, at the Clock Tower Resort in Rockford. More than 60 companies from a variety of industries will be present and looking to fill positions with qualified candidates. Interested parties are encouraged to attend to gain a competitive edge in the job search process.
Rasmussen College representatives will be on hand to provide information about master’s degree programs offered through the Rasmussen Partner Network of schools, and bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs offered through the local campus, as well as career opportunities within the Rasmussen College system.
Rasmussen College National Director of Career Development Tamryn Hennessy said: “The current unemployment rate in Illinois is 10.8 percent. While an economic recovery has begun, many Rockford residents remain unemployed. We are honored to have the opportunity to showcase available jobs in the community and to help residents of Rockford and the surrounding area learn about positive steps they can take toward employment.”
Rasmussen College is highly committed to the career success and achievements of its students, and the Career and Networking Fair is one example of this guiding initiative. The Rasmussen College Career Development Team works diligently with students and employers to help them meet their goals. In fact, Rasmussen College has proudly placed 92 percent of its graduates in careers in their field.
The Rasmussen College Career and Networking Fair is part of a national event that will be held at all 21 campuses, providing an opportunity for the public to network with the local business community, while also highlighting a number of available full-time, part-time, volunteer and internship opportunities. The most recent Rasmussen College Rockford Career and Networking Fair in February 2010 attracted more than 500 community members and representation from 41 local businesses. Rasmussen College campuses across the country are engaged with 2,680 members of 17 campus communities.
For additional information about the Rasmussen College campus in Rockford, visit Rasmussen.edu.
Founded in 1900, Rasmussen College is a premier provider of educational experiences, dedicated to the growth and development of its students, employees and the communities it serves. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rasmussen College offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in fields with the greatest occupation opportunities to more than 15,000 students both online and through its network of 21 campuses. By partnering with leading universities, Rasmussen offers opportunities to students beyond the bachelor’s level. The Rasmussen Partner Network gives students the opportunity to earn master’s and doctoral degrees completely online, at their own convenience, from prominent universities around the country. To learn more about Rasmussen College, visit Rasmussen.edu.
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