NC State offering job fair for engineers

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The biannual job fair draws thousands.

NC State University's Engineering Career Fair, known as one of the largest career fairs of its kind in the nation, is taking place Wednesday at the Jane S. McKimmon Center on campus.

The biannual job fair, which is not limited to NC State students, drew over 3,000 people seeking employment and internships.

"Right now, the economy is doing really well. All the companies are hiring and the possibility of large infrastructure spending is certainly peaking the interest of a lot of the engineering companies," explained Marc Hoit, Vice Chancellor for Info Tech, NC State

There are 185 companies registered for the job fair and they represent energy, manufacturing, automotive, finance, insurance, software development and other sectors of the economy, according to NC State.

"We're talking to candidates. We're setting up interviews for candidates on the spot," said Michelle Hall, Plexus Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist.

The job fair goes until 4 p.m. at the McKimmon Center at 1101 Gorman Street.

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