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120+ companies to participate in URI Career & Job Fair Apr.2

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892

KINGSTON, R.I. – March 26, 2008 – The University of Rhode Island Career Services will host its largest job fair of the year on April 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ryan Center. More than 120 companies and organizations from a wide variety of industries are scheduled to participate.

The event is open to the public and targets full- and part-time jobs, summer jobs and internships available to college-level applicants. A resume critique service will also be available at the event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Among the local and national companies attending the fair are Abercrombie & Fitch, Amica Mutual Insurance, BAE Systems, BankNewport, Collette Vacations, CVS Pharmacy, Fidelity Investments, FM Global, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Frito-Lay, General Dynamics/Electric Boat, Gilbane Building Co., GTECH, Hewlett-Packard Co., KVH Industries, Lowe’s Co., MEDITECH, Memorial Hospital, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, New England Center for Children, Peace Corps, Raytheon Co., Stanley Bostitch, State Street Corp., Swarovski North America, Sherwin Williams Co., Verizon Wireless, Walgreens, and Wells Fargo Financial.

For additional information contact URI Career Services at 401-874-2311 or visit http://career.uri.edu.