January 30, 2008



Patricia Reuss, Career Services, 657-2168
Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — As the unemployment rate continues to remain under 3 percent in Billings , area employers are looking for good ways to connect with quality employees. One of the best opportunities is the annual Career Fitness Fair at Montana State University Billings, which matches job and internship opportunities for students with area employers.  


The 11th annual Career Fitness Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Building on the main campus of MSU Billings. Co-hosted by Rocky Mountain College , Cherry Creek Radio, Eide Bailly, FedEx Kinko’s, KPMG and Sodexho, this event is free and open to both college students and the public.


Those who attend have the chance to meet with representatives of more than 70 top area employers. Some of the premier registrants at this year’s event are:

  • Alternatives, Inc
  • Billings Police Department
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • EBMS
  • Energy Laboratories, Inc
  • Hilton Garden Inn-Billings
  • Kmart-Sears Holding Co.
  • Montana Department of Corrections
  • New Day, Inc.
  • Northern MontanaHospital
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • PPL Montana
  • Roscoe Steel and Culvert Co.
  • Stillwater Mining
  • Tractor & Equipment Co.
  • US Border Patrol
  • VA MedicalCenterSheridan
  • Valley Federal Credit Union
  • Waddell and Reed
  • Warnes  Financial Group
  • Zoot Enterprises

These employers and more are looking to hire interns and to fill full-time positions. Job-seekers should bring copies of their résumés and register at the door.  Parking is free on the day of the event in the parking garage just south of the SUB.


For more information, go to www.msubillings.edu/careers or call the Office of Career Services at 657-2168.