Husson University’s School of Legal Studies to Hold their Seventh Annual Career Day

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Thirty-five area employers have already confirmed their participation in this year’s event with more signing up every day. Utilizing a unique "speed dating" style format, Career Day provides students majoring in criminal justice, forensic science, paralegal studies and pre-law programs with an opportunity to learn more about potential employment and internship opportunities at various law enforcement organizations.

Career Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on the campus of Husson University in Bangor, Maine.

The quality of Husson University students who have graduated and gone on to become successful legal and criminal justice professionals is a testament to the quality education offered by the School of

Husson has seen an increased demand from law enforcement organizations interested in attending this event and recruiting our students.

WHAT:    
The School of Legal Studies at Husson University’s College of Business will be holding its seventh annual career day. Thirty-five area employers have already confirmed their participation in this year’s event with more signing up every day. Career Day provides students with a chance to learn more about potential employment and internship opportunities at various law enforcement organizations. It’s also a great way for students in Husson’s criminal justice, forensic science, paralegal studies and pre-law programs to meet hiring professionals in their chosen fields.

In addition, this outstanding event provides students with the opportunity to get additional information about career options they may not have previously considered. Many of the organizations participating in this event are currently hiring. Other participating organizations anticipate have openings in the near future.

The unique format of this event allows participants to investigate multiple career opportunities. Similar to speed dating, a whistle is blown every five minutes. Students then rotate to a different employer’s table. This ensures that students have a chance to hear about all of the career options showcased at the event.    

WHO:     
The event is open to all Husson University students as well as Husson University alumni and members of the public. No appointments are required. Individuals interested in participating in the career fair can walk in and meet with organization representatives at any time during the event. Professional attire is recommended.

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401

COMPANIES:
Agencies and organizations attending for the first time include (in alphabetical order):

  • Cumberland County Sheriff
  • DHHS Enforcement Division
  • Maine Capitol Police
  • Ogunquit Police Department
  • Securitas
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services

Agencies and organizations that have participated in previous years include (in alphabetical order):

  • Auburn Police Department
  • Augusta Police Department
  • Bangor Police Department
  • Cumberland County Sheriff
  • DFAS Corrections
  • Dover-Foxcroft Police Department
  • Ellsworth Police Department
  • Hampden Police Department
  • Hancock County Emergency Management Agency
  • Hancock County Jail
  • Kennebec/Somerset County District Attorney’s Office
  • Lewiston Police Department
  • Maine Marine Patrol
  • Maine State Fire Marshal
  • Maine State Police
  • Maine State Police Crime Lab
  • Maine Warden Service
  • Mexico Police Department
  • Orono Police Department
  • Oxford County Sheriff
  • Penobscot County Sheriff
  • Portland Police Department
  • Skowhegan Police Department
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • Waterville Police Department
  • Westbrook Police Department    

WHY:
The quality of Husson students who have graduated and gone on to become successful legal and criminal justice professionals has enhanced the reputation of the School of Legal Studies. As a result, Husson has seen an increased demand from law enforcement organizations interested in attending this event and recruiting our students.

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies, science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit Husson.edu

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