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Lawrence Tech, Oakland University join forces on engineering and technology career fair

Release Date: August 25, 2008

Southfield, Mich. - The second annual "Tech x 2 Expo = LTU + OU," a joint career expo of Oakland University and Lawrence Technological University, will be held on the Lawrence Tech campus Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Employers seeking college students majoring in engineering, computer science and technology disciplines will have the opportunity to meet a wide variety of undergraduates and recent graduates from two Oakland County institutions that attract top students in these fields from around the region.

The expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Ridler Field House on Lawrence Tech's campus, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. Employers may also register to participate in on-site interviews following the Expo from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. in the Buell Management Building. 

To register, companies should go to ltu.edu/career_services/careerquest.asp and click on the employer icon. Companies already on CareerQuest should visit the Lawrence Tech site and log on to their accounts. The registration fee for employers is $250.

More than 40 employers have already registered, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, DENSO International America, Ford Motor Company, Federal-Mogul Corp., R.L. Polk & Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

For more information or assistance with registration, contact Lawrence Tech's Office of Career Services at (248) 204-3140 or ltuocs@ltu.edu; or the Office of Career Services at Oakland University   at (248) 370-3250 or nichols2@oakland.edu.

Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers over 80 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech's 102-acre campus is in Southfield, with education centers in Lansing, Livonia, Clinton Township, Traverse City and Petoskey. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

 

Oakland University, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2007, is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of the nation's 83 doctoral/research universities. The university offers 129 bachelor's degree programs and 99 graduate degree and certificate programs. Dedicated to delivering a distinctive undergraduate experience complemented by the strength of its graduate offerings and research accomplishments, Oakland University is organized into the College of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, Nursing, and The Honors College. Visit Oakland University on the Web at www.oakland.edu.