WIU hosts virtual careers for Quad Cities

Western Illinois University will host a virtual Quad Cities College Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 24, as part of a series of WIU career fairs. 

WIU also will hold All Major Career and Internship Fairs on Tuesday, March 8, (in-person Macomb) and Wednesday, March 9 (virtual). 

The Quad Cities event will be on the Handshake platform from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday. The in-person Macomb event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Union Grand Ballroom, and the virtual Macomb event will be from 1-4 p.m. on the Handshake platform.

All events are open to current WIU students and alumni as well as other regional college and university students.

Participants can register in advance on Handshake at wiu.joinhandshake.com and sign up for virtual one-on-one sessions, 30-minute group meetings, and explore the more than 150 organizations in attendance at the career fairs.

Local and regional employers will be represented, offering internships and part- and full-time positions in business, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profits, science and social services.

Organizations still can register to recruit at the event through their employer account on Handshake. Questions can be directed to [email protected]

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