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News Release| CSULA; Cal State L.A.; Los Angeles; CSU; Career Fair

April 24, 2009


What’s next for college grads entering the workforce?

Cal State L.A. holds Spring Career Fair Tuesday, Apr. 28

Los Angeles, CA –  With 11.4 percent of the Los Angeles County workforce jobless according to the California Employment Development Department, what does the future hold for Cal State L.A. students who graduate this June ready to begin their professional careers?

Their immediate future holds the Spring Career Fair at Cal State L.A. Tuesday, Apr. 28. Journalists are welcome to interview Cal State L.A. students who will be networking with the participating employers. Learn about the students’ current job prospects and the career plans for those graduating this spring. The event will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the University’s Main Walkway.

Available as news sources, Cal State L.A.’s Career Development Center (CDC) staff members can offer job search tips and career advice to college grads job hunting during this bleak economic time. CSULA career counselors can also share opportunities that are available in the current job market. (Note to editors and reporters: To interview the CDC director or a career counselor, please make arrangements in advance by calling the CSULA Public Affairs office at (323) 343-3050.)

The Spring Career Fair is only open to Cal State L.A. students and alumni. For more details, contact the Career Development Center at Cal State L.A., (323) 343-3237.  

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WHAT:  Cal State L.A.’s Spring Career Fair, a campus networking event with employers who are seeking candidates for full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

WHEN:  Tuesday, Apr. 28,  10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE:  Cal State L.A. Main Walkway.  Public permit dispenser parking available at the upper level of Parking Structure C. Campus map or directions:

INFO:  Call the Career Development Center at Cal State L.A., (323) 343-3237.


Working for California since 1947: The 175-acre hilltop campus of California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los Angeles’ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 205,000 alumni—with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds—reflect the city’s dynamic mix of populations. Six colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Cal State L.A. is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Jazz Orchestra and to a unique university center for gifted students as young as 12. Programs that provide exciting enrichment opportunities to students and community include an NEH- and Rockefeller-supported humanities center; a NASA-funded center for space research; and a growing forensic science program, housed in the Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center.