Career Center to Host Expo Events

The Truman State University Career Center has several upcoming activities including a lounge opening and events in preparation for the Career Expo.

The Target Lounge will have its grand opening from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 24, in the Career Center. Student art work will be on display. There will be a reception for the art students who are showing their work in the lounge from 3-4 p.m., Feb. 24, in the Target Lounge. All are welcome to attend. The Target Lounge will provide students a more comfortable space for researching their career options.

Employers from Steak n’ Shake and Eli Lilly will be conducting mock interviews Feb. 28 in the Career Center. These interviews will offer an opportunity for students to practice their interviewing skills and get feedback from employers. Students can sign up for a time slot in the Career Center this week.

The Career Center also is sponsoring several events Feb. 28 to help students prepare for the upcoming Career Expo.  Debbie Thompson from Steak n’ Shake will be talking about “How to Work a Career Fair” from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Feb. 28, in the Student Union Building Activities Room. She also will answer questions students may have about what to do and/or expect at the Expo. 

An internship panel will be answering students’ questions on obtaining an internship from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 28, in the Student Union Building Activities Room. The panel will be comprised of a Career Center representative, May Co. recruiter Jaime Geer and students.

Larry Frey of Eli Lilly will be speaking at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 28, in the Student Union Building Activities Room. He will be explaining “How to Ace the Interview.” He will be offering insights into how to make the best impression at a job interview. 

The Career Expo will be from 1-5 p.m., March 1, in the Student Union Building. For more information about any of these events, go to or call 785.4353.

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