Co-op job fair is Nov. 2-4

By Website Administrator | Oct 28, 2005

Only Kettering co-op students are welcome, but this fall's co-op job fair may be one of the best in years!

31 companies and counting!

The 2005 National Cooperative Education Employment Fair is shaping up as a solid economic indicator for jobs - possibly one of the best in years for Kettering's co-op students. Sharon Barbee, Caron Wilson, and Jennifer Jennings, from Co-operative Education and Career Services are coordinating the semi-annual event, which attracts some of the world's most successful companies to campus to recruit co-op students.

The event is only open to Kettering co-op students. It runs from Wednesday, Nov. 2, through Friday, Nov. 4, in Kettering's Campus Center and Academic Buildings.

Here is a sample of events and participants during the three-day event:

Nov. 2, 2005
6-8 p.m. Organization Information Session

There will be four 1/2 hour sessions in individual rooms.
The following organizations are holding information sessions:
Denso - Mfg Michigan, Battle Creek
Eaton Corp - Automotive Group, Cleveland
Graham Packaging Company - York, Penn.
Innotec - Zeeland
Interactive Innovations - Lake Orion
NARMCO Group - Windsor
National Security Agency - Ft George G Meade, Md.
Stryker Corporation - Instruments, Kalamazoo
UPS - Fleet Engineering HQ Atlanta

Nov. 3, 2005
2-6 p.m. Employment Fair, International Room, Campus Center

ATEK Medical Manufacturing - Grand Rapids
American Showa Inc - Sunbury, Ohio
Associated Spring - Barnes Group, Plymouth
Continental Teves - Auburn Hills
Dana Corp - Toledo
Denso - Mfg Michigan, Battle Creek
EST Testing Solutions - Auburn Hills
Eaton Corp - Automotive Group, Cleveland
Emerson Power Transmission - Valparaiso, Ind.
Employment Services Inc - Alpena
Focus Software - Ypsilanti
GM - North America
Graham Packaging Company - York, Penn.
Gudel Inc - Ann Arbor
Innotec - Zeeland
Interactive Innovations - Lake Orion
Kohler Company - Engine Division, Kohler, Wis.
Kohler Company - Generator Division, Sheboygan, Wis.
McNaughton-McKay Elec Co - Madison Heights
Merlo Steam Equipment Company Inc - Sterling Heights
NARMCO Group - Windsor
National Security Agency - Ft George G Meade, Md.
Numatics - Incorporated, Highland
Patrick Engineering - Livonia
Polaris Industries Inc - Spirit Lake, Iowa
Steelcase Inc - Grand Rapids
Stryker Corporation - Instruments, Kalamazoo
Ticona - Auburn Hills
UPS - Fleet Engineering HQ, Atlanta
Umicore Autocat USA - Auburn Hills
VI Engineering Inc - Farmington Hills
Ventura Manufacturing - Zeeland
Wineman Technology - Saginaw

Nov. 4, 2005
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., interviews
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., lunch

The following organizations will be conducting formal interviews:
American Showa Inc - Sunbury, Ohio
Associated Spring - Barnes Group, Plymouth
Continental Teves - Auburn Hills
Denso - Mfg Michigan, Battle Creek
Eaton Corp - Automotive Group, Cleveland
Emerson Power Transmission - Valparaiso, Ind.
Employment Services Inc - Alpena
Focus Software - Ypsilanti
GM - North America
Graham Packaging Company - York, Penn.
Gudel Inc - Ann Arbor
Innotec - Zeeland
Interactive Innovations - Lake Orion
Kohler Company - EngineDivision , Kohler, Wis.
Kohler Company - Generator Division, Sheboygan, Wis.
Merlo Steam Equipment Company Inc - Sterling Heights
NARMCO Group - Windsor
National Security Agency - Ft George G Meade, Md.
Patrick Engineering - Livonia
Stryker Corporation - Instruments, Kalamazoo
UPS - Fleet Engineering HQ, Atlanta
Umicore Autocat USA - Auburn Hills
Ventura Manufacturing - Zeeland

For additional information, contact Sharon Barbee at (810) 762-9810 or Caron Wilson at (810) 762-9832.

Compiled by Patricia Mroczek (810) 762-9533 pmroczek@kettering.edu