University Relations and Communications
MSU Billings Techexpo connects employers with students
October 21, 2008
MSU Billings Office of Career Services, 657-2168
Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269
Event is free and open to the public
MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — As the unemployment rate continues to hover just above 3 percent in Billings and Yellowstone County, area employers are looking for good ways to connect with quality employees. The newest opportunity is the first TechExpo at Montana State University Billings, which matches job and internship opportunities for students with area employers.
The focus of TechExpo is on the students attending the College of Technology and the businesses that look to employ them after graduation or in an internship.
The TechExpo is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 1-4 p.m. in the new Health Sciences Building on the MSU Billings College of Technology campus, 3803 Central Ave. The event is co-hosted by the Employer Partners of the MSU Billings Office of Career Services: Cherry Creek Radio, St. Vincent Healthcare, Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch, Eide Bailly, KPMG, and i_Tech. It is free and open to both college students and the public.
Those who attend have the chance to meet with representatives of almost 30 top area employers. The registrants at this year’s event are:
- Aspen Air
- Bresnan Communications
- Cherry Creek Radio
- CUC Software
- Eide Bailly Technology Consulting
- Electrical Consultants, Inc.
- Expert Tire
- Fastenal Company
- Holy Rosary Healthcare
- Interim Healthcare
- Livingston Healthcare
- Motor Power Equipment
- Nightingale Nursing & Caregiving
- Planned Parenthood of Montana
- PPL Montana
- St Vincent Healthcare
- Stillwater Mining Company
- Tech Time, Inc.
- Tractor & Equipment Company
- US Army Recruiting
- US Customs & Border Protection, US Border Patrol
- WBI Holdings, Inc.
- Wells Fargo Banker Connection
- Western Plains Machinery Company
- Wood’s Powr-Grip
- Yellowstone County Implement
The employers registered for the event 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 lot east of the Health Science Building at the College of Technology.
For more information, go to www.msubillings.edu/careers or call the Office of Career Services at 657-2168.