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Survey, Mapping Career Fair

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 starting at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 

College students in surveying, GIS, engineering can network with industry employers 

Available jobs in land surveying and mapping will be presented at a career fair at Parkland College next month.

Surveying-Mapping FairThe Surveying and Mapping Career Fair will take place Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the college's Student Union. The event is sponsored by Parkland's Agriculture/Engineering Science and Technologies department.

Industry professionals in land surveying and mapping will be on hand to discuss career options and current jobs and internships in the field as well as to interview students. College students and graduates in land surveying, geographic information systems (GIS), and engineering are encouraged to attend the fair.

"Underclassmen should attend to get a feel for what companies are looking for and practice talking to company representatives," said Todd Horton, director of Parkland's Construction Design and Management program. "It's also a great chance to network with industry professionals and search for internship or co-op opportunities."

Information on how to apply to Parkland's award-winning Land Surveying program will also be available during the career fair. Parkland's program is a 2016 winner of the Surveying Education Award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). The experience of Parkland’s faculty, the caliber of instruction, and the quality of its facilities ensure that its students graduate well prepared for a career in land surveying.
 
Students are encouraged to dress in casual business attire and may register at the time of the fair.

For more information, please contact Aimee Densmore, program manager for Parkland's Career and Technical Education division, at 217/373-3838 or agest@parkland.edu.
 
 

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