March 11, 2004

NGOs Present Job Guidance

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Seventy-three not-for-profit and government agencies stood behind tables stacked high with glossy informational brochures and mounds of colorful logo covered pens as they filled two floors of the Statler Hotel Ballroom yesterday afternoon for the second annual Non Governmental Organization Career Fair.

More than just successful advertising, the companies of the NGO Career fair, ranging from Americorps Volunteers to the Central Intelligence Agency and the Cornell Plantations, offered Cornell students a chance to interact with agency representatives and learn more about the diverse short-term and long-term job opportunities the non-profit and government sector offers Cornell students on a local and national level. The event drew nearly one thousand students.

Donna Ramil, international career advisor and non-profit and government employer relations specialist from Cornell Career Services (CCS), along with Rene