Third District Congressman Jim Banks and Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Chancellor Vicky Carwein will hold a news conference for members of the media tomorrow, August 2, at noon in the Office of International Education, Walb Union, Room 145.

The news conference coincides with the start of the annual job fair hosted by Congressman Banks, in conjunction with IPFW and WorkOne Northeast, which runs from noon to 3 p.m. in the Walb Union International Ballroom.

Representatives from 75 employers with more than 2,700 job openings will be set up to meet with job seekers.

The job fair is free and open to the public. Parking is available in Parking Garage 2, located near Walb Union.

For more information, contact Nicole Hahn, public relations specialist, 260-760-7409 or [email protected]

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Established in 1964, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana. As a Metropolitan University, it is uniquely positioned to serve the region as a crossroads of intellectual, social, economic, and cultural advancement and to continue expanding its global reach through research, scholarship, and creative expression. Challenging academics are combined with a focus on student success across many prestigious degree programs, taught by nearly 350 full-time faculty. More than 8,300 degree-seeking students of diverse ages, ethnicities, and nationalities pursue their education on the nearly 700-acre campus. More than half of the students are first-generation college students, 15% are from underrepresented populations, and 73% of students receive some form of financial assistance to achieve their academic and career goals. A majority of the growing alumni network of 57,000 live and work in northeast Indiana, contributing to the region’s economy, vitality, and intellectual strength.

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