by
Agata Bogucka

PHOTOS: Spring Career Days brings more than 250 companies to campus

Two-day event Jan. 30-31 offers myriad opportunities for Mines students to network with potential employers
Alison Giachino, a senior studying chemical engineering, speaks to JR Hudnall '09 about job openings at Kiewit.

Alison Giachino, a senior studying chemical engineering, speaks to JR Hudnall '09 about job openings at Kiewit. Many Mines alumni return to campus for Career Days — but this time as recruiters for their current employers. (Photos by Agata Bogucka/Colorado School of Mines)

Overhead view of Lockridge Arena during Spring Career Days
The Student Recreation Center was full of students and employers for the first day of Spring Career Days. Each day features different employers, with a wide span of industries in attendance Jan. 30, including Chemicals, Civil & Construction, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Environmental Resources, Mining, Transportation & Logistics, and Utilities.
Petroleum engineering student meets with two recruiters
Slade Castle, a master's student in petroleum engineering, talks to recruiters from Matador Resources during the first day of Spring Career Days. Career Days is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent Mines alumni.
Computer science student speaks to recruiters during Spring Career Days
Jasmine McCrary, a senior majoring in computer science, speaks to recruiters at Michael Baker International, an engineering consulting firm. Career Days are a great opportunity for students of all majors to explore potential job opportunities in a wide variety of industries.
Three students talk during Career Days
Students take a quick break from meeting with recruiters outside Lockridge Arena. The Career Fair Plus app allows students to view attending companies in advance of the day, filter by specifications to find employers who fit their interests, view the booth map and more.
PhD student meets with a recruiter during Career days
Earth resources PhD student Ebubekir Demir networks with a recruiter from Nabors Industries. Mines students are encouraged to put their best foot forward by dressing in business formal or business casual attire.

Agata Bogucka

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