More industries represented during spring Career Day

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 9, 2016 –More than 2,200 students, graduate students and alumni met with more than 190 companies during Career Day Feb. 9. This event was the fourth largest spring collegiate career fair in Mines’ history.
 
Attendees met with employers in industries such as civil and structural engineering, energy, environmental, manufacturing, mining, high tech, bio-medical and aerospace. Many new employers and federal agencies were in attendance.
 
“This event is a true reflection of how focused, proactive and incredibly talented the Mines students are and how valuable these top students, grads and alumni are to the companies," said Jean Manning-Clark, director of the Career Center. "It is a testimony to the strong collaboration of the entire Mines family—faculty, administration, staff and alumni—in promoting the importance of all recruiting activities to the student body."
 
In the weeks immediately following Career Day, Mines will be hosting more than 500 on-campus interviews with Mines students and employers.
 
In 2014-2015, Mines undergraduates earned an average salary of $67,394, MS graduates $76,253, and PhD graduates $86,120. Program guides are available in the Career Center or online at DiggerNet (login required).

View a list of the companies in attendance.

 

Contact:
Kathleen Morton, Digital Media and Communications Manager, Colorado School of Mines | 303-273-3088 | kmorton@mines.edu
Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations, Colorado School of Mines | 303-273-3541 | kgilbert@mines.edu

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