Industrial Roundtable overtakes heart of campus
And “best and brightest” came to the mall, accomplishments in hand, waiting for a chance to impress recruiters, many of whom stood in their shoes just a few years ago.
Zipping between the long lines to ensure a smoothly-running fair and manning registration tables for students and companies alike, members of the Purdue Engineering Student Council found themselves busy ensuring that the nation’s largest student-run career fair went off without a hitch.
The two-day event brought prospects of internships, co-ops, and full-time opportunities onto campus for students of all backgrounds. Engineering, management, science, technology, and business students used this opportunity to ingratiate themselves with employers who traveled from every corner of the country to find Purdue’s best.
Wednesday’s intermittent showers didn’t dampen turnout at all as students lined up in masses for a chance to impress NASA, Rolls-Royce, and Hewlett-Packard representatives.
Purdue’s deep roots with its corporate partners proved to be a huge asset for students on campus, providing the perfect conduit for industry experience and eventually full-time roles.
Photos by Ed Lausch