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Apr 03 2012

Record Number of Employers to Attend NYIT's Annual Career Fair


NYIT Career Fair
Old Westbury, N.Y. (April 3, 2011) — New York Institute of Technology will welcome nearly 100 companies and more than 500 students at the 2012 All Majors Job and Internship Fair on April 5. The annual event gives companies and organizations the opportunity to meet NYIT students in person.
 
“It’s always been our goal to give students the education and opportunities they need to thrive in today’s marketplace,” says Dean John Hyde of NYIT’s Office of Career Services, which organized the fair. “Events such as the All Majors Job and Internship Fair give students the chance to find out what employers are looking for in a candidate.” 
 
Companies in attendance range across numerous industries—from health care to architecture to global communications—and will include such top firms as MTV Networks/Viacom, Canon USA, Skanska USA Building, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, TD Bank, and Winthrop University Hospital.
 
“Employers are looking for the best talent they can find,” adds Hyde. “And with nearly 100 companies already registered, they have clearly made their choice to come meet the best NYIT has to offer.”
 
Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. inside the Sports Complex at NYIT’s Old Westbury campus, followed by a brunch and welcome by Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., NYIT provost and vice president of academic affairs. The NYIT All Majors Jobs and Internship Fair runs from noon to 3 p.m.
 
About NYIT
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 14,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team. 
 
Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 89,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.
 
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