University Relations and Communications


October 5, 2009


Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269


FREE event matches skills with job and internship opportunities


TechExpo event at MSUB College of Technology

MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — As the economy begins the long march toward recovery, area employers are looking for good ways to connect with quality employees. The newest opportunity is the upcoming TechExpo, to be held later this month at the Montana State University Billings College of Technology.


The event, which links job and internship opportunities with students earning two-year degrees and certificates, is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 1-4 p.m. in the new Health Sciences Building on the MSU Billings College of Technology campus, 3803 Central Ave.


It is free and open to the public as well as college students.


The event is co-hosted by the 2009-10 Career Services Employer Partners: Cherry Creek Radio, Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch, EideBailly, KPMG, St. Vincent Healthcare, and EBMS.


Those who attend will meet with representatives of 20 top area employers including:

  • Allegiance Benefit Management, Inc
  • Alternatives, Inc.
  • American Medical Response
  • Billings Clinic
  • Billings Health & Rehabilitation
  • Bresnan Communications
  • Cherry Creek Radio
  • ConocoPhillips
  • EBMS
  • Interim Healthcare
  • Lumber Yard Supply
  • Montana Department of Transportation
  • Motor Power Equipment
  • PPL Montana
  • St John’s Lutheran Ministries
  • Torgerson’s
  • US Army Recruiting
  • Valley Health Care
  • Western Mine Service
  • Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch

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 or call the Office of Career Services at 657-2168.


PHOTO ABOVE:A student talks with a representative of PPL Montana at the 2008 TechExpo event at the MSU Billings College of Technology. This year’s event is set for Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the COT. It is free and open to the public.