School of Engineering Career Fair
This fair was held in Fall 2013 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING CAREER FAIR PARTICIPATING COMPANIES ADVANCED MANUFATRUCING TECH, INC. AECOM AEROTEK AREVA FLEETWOOD GOLDCOWYARD GEORGIA-PACIFIC, LLC HARRIS CORPORATION MRT FAMILY OF COMPANIES SYCOM TECHNOLOGIES TEKSYSTEMS TRAX US NAVY WEXCO CORPORATION AECOM CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Erik Herrman Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (434) 239-9221 Website: www.aecom.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/AecomTechnologyCorporation Twitter: www.twitter.com/AECOM DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and has annual revenue in excess of $8.0 billion. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level AEROTEK CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Danielle Pino Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (410)-694-5100 Website: www.aerotek.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/Aerotek Twitter: www.twitter.com/Aerotek DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Aerotek is a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry. With nearly three decades in the recruiting and staffing industry, we have developed the knowledge and skills to deliver the perfect fit between a candidate and an employer. Aerotek was founded in 1983 to service the recruiting and staffing needs for the aerospace and defense industry. Due to Aerotek’s rapid growth and success, we’ve continued to expand our services to provide recruiting and staffing to many industries focusing on technical, professional and industrial staffing. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level AREVA CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Carrie Tomlinson Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: 704-805-2000 Website:us.areva.com/careers Facebook: www.facebook.com/Arevainc Twitter: www. twitter.com/AREVAinc DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY AREVA supplies solutions for power generation with less carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security, transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement. With these two major offers, AREVA’s 48,000 employees are helping to supply ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. The group’s employees are engaged in a variety of careers including engineering, project management, business development, sales, information technology, cyber security, finance, design, instrumentation and control, and more. POSITION TYPES Internship Full Time Entry Level FLEETWOOD GOLDCOWYARD CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Lisa Moore Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (434)-582-1200 Website: www.fgwa.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/FleetwoodGoldcoWyard Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY FleetwoodGoldcoWyard is the integration of multiple business enterprises with lengthy histories in the Food and Beverage Industries. For over half a century FleetwoodGoldcoWyard has been providing advanced conveyance technology, palletizers, depalletizers, automated can end and product handling equipment, unwrappers, destrappers, coolers, pasteurizers and process equipment. FleetwoodGoldcoWyard has over 450 employees with its manufacturing area spanning over 435,000 square feet. We are here to serve your needs from design concept through installation and training, continuing throughout the life of your equipment. POSITION TYPES Internships Full Time Entry Level GEORGIA-PACIFIC, LLC CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Niki Hollingsworth Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: (404)-652-4000 Website: www.gp.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/GeorgiaPacific Twitter: www.twitter.com/GeorgiaPacific DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, packaging, paper, pulp, building products and related chemicals with nearly 35,000 employees worldwide. GeorgiaPacific is an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries, Inc., a private company headquartered in Wichita, Kan. Our company also strongly believes in making significant contributions that support our neighbors and the environment. Through the GeorgiaPacific Foundation and various facility programs, GP employees work closely with non-profit organizations to promote growth and sustainability in the community. POSITION TYPES Internships Full Time Entry Level HARRIS CORPORATION CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Tenille Calland Recruiter’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Recruiter’s Phone: 321-727-9100 Website: www.harris.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/HarrisCorp Twitter: www.twitter.com/HarrisCorp DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level MRT FAMILY OF COMPANIES CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Sharon Orange Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: 434-525-2929 Website: www.mrtofvirginia.com Facebook: N/A Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY MRT is about community and team work. We have brought together a strong family of companies that are able to support one another while maintaining the ability to diversify and grow. MRT, since its inception in 2008 has worked diligently to solidify and expand our footprint within our primary business while expanding vertically, to not only add value to our core, but to diversify and strengthen our company. Based on maintaining a strong belief in customer service and “doing what we say we will do”, MRT’s family of companies is the right place for you to put your trust in having a job done right. POSITION TYPES Internships Full Time Entry Level SYCOM TECHNOLOGIES CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Cindi D’Aguanno Recruiter’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Recruiter’s Phone: (804)-262-7100 Website: www.sycomtech.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/SyComTechnologies Twitter: www.twitter.com/sycomtech DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Our mission is “To provide outstanding and memorable service in everything we do.” While the technology is important, our people and service make sure your implementation is as smooth and memorable as possible. SyCom has deep expertise in providing IT solutions to the healthcare field, especially integrating latest technology solutions with proprietary medical systems. In the commercial arena, we primarily focus on providing solutions to small and medium enterprises (SME’s), such as law firms, manufacturing companies, and utilities. Our expertise with public sector organizations such as schools and local county government is unsurpassed. POSITION TYPES Internships Part Time Full Time Entry Level TEKSYSTEMS CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Sara Owens Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: 410-540-7700 Website: www.teksystems.com Facebook:www.facebook.com/teksystems Twitter:twitter.com/TEKsystems DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals - while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level TRAX CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Heather Welcher Recruiter’s Email: email@example.com Recruiter’s Phone: 1-(877)-462-1916 Website: www.traxintl.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TraxIntl Twitter: www.twitter.com/TRAXIntl DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY TRAX is customer focused and performance driven and we are committed to providing the highest level of professional technical services and products to both Government and commercial sectors. TRAX specializes in test range services, logistics support, engineering applications, software development, facilities maintenance, multimedia and IT services. We are the “right-sized” company for all your technical, professional and service needs. And, being the “right size” empowers our employees for a stronger workforce. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level U S NAVY CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Jason Gates Recruiter’s Email: N/A Recruiter’s Phone: N/A Website: www.navy.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/USNavy Twitter: www.twitter.com/USNavy DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY The U.S. Navy is comprised of more than 500,000 Sailors and civilians, nearly 300 ships and submarines, and more than 3,700 aircraft. Our Sailors serve on the water (aboard ships); under the water (aboard submarines); over the water (in planes and helicopters) and away from the water (ashore in the U.S. and around the world). The U.S. Navy meets threats far away, so those threats cannot harm our citizens at home. They protect and defend freedom around the world and also offer opportunities for a great career. POSITION TYPES Full Time Entry Level WEXCO CORPORATION CONTACT INFORMATION Recruiter’s Name: Robin Wilkes Recruiter’s Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Recruiter’s Phone: (434)-385-6006 Website: www.wexco.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Wexco-Corporation Twitter: N/A DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY Wexco Corporation is a leading producer of Bi and Tri metallic barrels & cylinders, blanks, liners and other cylinder related components focusing on cylinder life via technical and design solutions, cylinder inspection, repair and all related services . Wexco’s products are found worldwide in mild to severe abrasion / wear and corrosion environments. Please browse our website or contact us for more information about our products and services. POSITION TYPES Internship Part Time Full Time Entry Level NOTES NOTES DONâ€™T LET YOUR SEARCH END HERE. Thousands of employers are looking for you. Upload your resume at www.Liberty.edu/Lunetwork HOW TO TURN A JOB FAIR INTO A JOB OFFER Research ALL companies attending. Know leadership, location, mission, products and services. Revise your resume to fit specific company needs from those of interest, one for each company with a general resume for the others. Bring more than enough resumes (more than the companies of interest). Keep a porfolio. Leave your backpack at home. Dress for success. A suit (black, navy, or charcoal gray) is always a safe choice but do your homework and know what the organization wears. Greet everyone with a smile and a handshake. Be ready with your Elevator Pitch. Go first to companies that you’re not as interested in...you might be surprised AND it’s great practice! Speak clearly and concisely and always end on a positive note. Be prepared with questions for the employer. Make sure to get employers’ business cards. Send THANK YOU NOTES to each of the employers within 2 days. Follow up specifically with employers of interest within 2 days, and as often as necessary afterwards.