Job fair brings 80 businesses to campus

Diversity Across Careers Employment Fair highlights weekend activities, including music, movies and sports | March 12, 2004

Graduating seniors preparing for commencement—and their futures—can take a little time this weekend to attend the annual diversity across careers employment fair being held today, Friday, March 12, from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Cintas Center. More than 80 organizations are on hand to offer students full-time, part-time and internship positions in a variety of fields including human services, communications, education, the arts, sciences and business.

The fair is also open to alumni. Participants should bring multiple copies of their resumes, wear professional clothes and come prepared to interview for potential job opportunities with employers representing various non-profit, healthcare, educational and business organizations.

The fair is co-sponsored by the center for career and leadership development, peace and justice programs and the office of multicultural affairs. For more information, visit the center for career and leadership development web site.

Also on Friday, Ignatian programs sponsors the first food for thought lunchtime program with artist David Camele from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. on the first floor of the McDonald Library. Camele is discussing the historical and artistic elements of his “Campus Crosses” exhibit. A lunch of soup and bread is provided. Reservations are required. For more information, call 513 745-3204 or e-mail

Friday evening, Xavier’s jazz band presents a live performance at 7:30 p.m. on the ground level of the Gallagher Student Center. For more information, call 513 745-3801 or e-mail

Also Friday, the late-night film series continues with a free viewing of “Mona Lisa Smile” at 11:00 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center theater. Actress Julia Roberts stars in the film with Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles and Maggie Gyllenhall to portray a story about one woman’s desire to enrich the lives of her students. For more information, call 513 745-3201.

Weekend sports offerings include a variety of competitions, the most noteworthy being the men’s basketball team’s game in the Atlantic 10 Tournament against George Washington University at the University of Dayton arena at 7:00 p.m. Friday following their convincing win Thursday over St. Joseph’s University. If the team wins Friday, it plays in the tournament finals on Saturday at 6:00 p.m.

The women’s golf team begins the first round this weekend in the St. Croix Collegiate Classic in the Virgin Islands. And the men’s and women’s tennis teams are on the road Friday as they travel to DePauw University for a Friday match.

On Saturday, March 13, the baseball team remains at home with a double header against Western Michigan University. The games are at noon and 2:30 p.m. Also on Saturday, the rifle team heads to the NCAA Championships for an 8:00 a.m. match at Murray State University in Kentucky. The team finished third place at the GARC Championship two weeks ago.

On Sunday, the baseball team completes its series against Western Michigan University at noon. The men’s tennis team returns home to play Belmont University for an early match at 9:00 a.m. For more information about the above sport events, call 513 745-3411.

Also on Sunday, March 14, the office of admission hosts high school seniors in its Club X overnight program for accepted students. The students get a taste of college by participating in campus activities, going to dinner, visiting several Cincinnati attractions and experiencing dormitory life. On Monday, they explore their academic options. For more information, call 800-344-4698 ext. 3301 or e-mail