850 students, 65 companies attend fall career fair

More than 850 College of Engineering students kicked off their October with the annual fall career fair. Over 65 companies attended, including the Big Three automakers, LG and more. Students were able to find information about internships.

“The career fair allowed us to interact with the best Wayne State has to offer,” said Alycen Wiacek, component engineer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. “We hope to interview and eventually extend offers to quite a few of these students either as full-time hires or for our 2017 Summer Internship Program.”

For the first time this year, the Engineering Career Resource Center held events for student organizations to meet with potential employers before the career fair to make connections. One hundred students across 13 different engineering student organizations took advantage of this opportunity.

“The brunch sponsored by AIChE and TBP gave me a chance to meet these candidates on a more conversational level and get to know students individually,” said Wiacek.

The next career fair will take place during the winter semester and is expected to draw a large crowd of students and employers.