Annual Winter Job Fair Set at U of M, Crookston for Wednesday, February 3, 2010 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Location of the Job Fair is Bede Ballroom in the Sargeant Student Center

The 8th Annual Winter Job and Internship Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Bede Ballroom in the Sargeant Student Center on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus.

Everyone is invited to attend to meet and greet with representatives from over twenty companies. Included in those attending are Frito-Lay, Titan Machinery, the United States Department of Agriculture, and Madden's on Gull Lake, among others.

"The annual job fair gives students an opportunity to visit with employers face-to-face, and it also gives the employer the ability to meet the students and get to know them. Overall, it is an all-around valuable experience," says Donald Cavalier, director of the Career and Counseling Services Department.

The Annual Winter Job and Internship Fair is hosted by Career and Counseling Services and Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE). Each year, companies from around the nation are invited to attend and students and members of the community are able to refine their resume and interviewing skills while networking with potential employers.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 bachelor's degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture and natural resources; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,300 undergraduates, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit

Contact: Don Cavalier, Career and Counseling Center, 218-281-8585 (; Stephanie Onken, communications assistant, 218-281-8446 (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (