Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

Westfield State University to host targeted career fairs October 11 and 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2018
CONTACT: Troy Watkins,, 413.572.5523


Westfield – Westfield State University will host two career fairs in mid-October.

Government, Criminal Justice & Non-profit Career Fair – October 11

The annual career fair for Government, Criminal Justice and Non-profit careers will be held Thursday, October 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Woodward Center, 395 Western Ave., Westfield. The fair is intended for those interested in the fields of social services, law enforcement, federal employment, and psychology.

Over 90 local, state, federal and non-profit agencies are scheduled to attend to showcase career and employment information to those seeking jobs.

Business, Communication & Technology Career Fair – October 17

The annual Business, Communication & Technology Career Fair will be held Wednesday, October 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Scanlon Banquet Hall, 577 Western Ave., Westfield.

More than 40 local, national and international companies are scheduled to attend to showcase career opportunities in the business, communication, and technology fields.

Both events are free and open to the public. Attendees should bring copies of their resume and dress professionally. Visitor parking will be available in the South Lot, 700 Western Avenue, and campus shuttle services will transport guests to and from the career fairs.

To register for these fairs, please log in or create an account with Handshake at, click on ‘Fairs’ then search for Westfield State University. Once you complete the career fair registration, you will receive a confirmation email.

For additional information, call the Career Center at 413-572-5206 or email

Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society. For more information on Westfield State University, visit,, or


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