Minnesota State Mankato’s Oct. 18-19 Career & Internship Expo for Students, Alumni to Feature more than 190 Employers

October 14, 2022 | News Story

Mankato, Minn. – More than 190 employers and approximately 1,500 Minnesota State University, Mankato students and alumni will participate in the 2022 Career & Internship Expo on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 18-19 in the University’s Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

The event, to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, is free for students and alumni and is intended to bring students and careers together. (NOTE TO EDITORS: This event is not open to the public, but the media is welcome to cover the event.)

Tuesday, Oct. 18 will feature opportunities for students in the College of Science, Engineering & Technology and College of Education. Wednesday, Oct. 19 will feature opportunities for students in the College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Allied Health & Nursing.

At the event, first-year and sophomore students are encouraged to explore positions and fields of study, get more information about specific organizations and employers and develop a network of contacts. Juniors, seniors and internship/job seekers are encouraged to meet and engage with potential employers and professionals in their fields.

New at this year’s event is an immigration lawyer, who will be on hand to assist employers and share information on hiring international students and graduates.

Last year more than 900 Minnesota State Mankato students and alumni attended the Career & Internship Expo. The 2021 event was the first time the event was held in person since before the pandemic.

Media interested in covering the Oct. 18-19 Career & Internship Expo should make arrangements by contacting Jaqui Menke, communications and event coordinator in Minnesota State Mankato’s Career Development Center by phone at 507-389-6061 or by email at jaqui.menke@mnsu.edu.

The Career & Internship Expo is the premier fall event held by Minnesota State Mankato’s Career Development Center. The primary objective of the Career Development Center is to provide services and resources to assist students and graduates with career planning and the search for employment.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,482 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven universities.

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