UMaine Career Fair Jan. 28

Editor’s note: Due to the predicted snowstorm, the UMaine Career Fair has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Feb. 11. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. All previous employer registrations will be honored.

The University of Maine Career Center will hold its 17th annual UMaine Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28 at the New Balance Student Recreation Center.

More than 110 employers from Maine and around the country with job and internship opportunities are expected to exhibit at the fair. Several graduate and professional schools, as well as branches of the military, also will be represented at the event.

“We have every sector of employment represented: business and industry, health care, human services/nonprofits, communications, education, military, environmental and forestry, sciences, engineering, and state and federal government,” says Patty Counihan, director of the Career Center.

Students attending the fair are encouraged to dress professionally and bring their resume.

The UMaine Career Fair is the largest career fair in the state. While the event is held each year for UMaine students and alumni of all majors, students from colleges and universities around the state are welcome to attend. About 950 students attended the 2014 UMaine Career Fair.

The event is underwritten by General Dynamics/Bath Iron Works and Camden National Bank with additional support from sponsors including athenahealth, Bangor Savings Bank, Community Health and Counseling Services, Tyler Technologies, Inc., AAA Northern New England, BTG, Catholic Charities Maine, Maine Army National Guard, Providence Services, Seven Islands Land Company, Spurwink Services and St. Joseph Healthcare.

More information, including a list of participating employers, is available online or by contacting Counihan at or 581.1355.