UBM Electronics Virtual Engineering Career Fair Brings Engineering Job Seekers Together with Employers

Virtual Career Fair Scheduled for April 19th from 1pm-5pm EDT

Apr 10, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced it will present the Engineering Virtual Career Fair on April 19, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT. The virtual career fair will bring together employers with engineers seeking employment in a fully interactive and engaging atmosphere.  The virtual career fair is powered by UBM Studios.

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"Even in today's economic climate, there are still many employers who are actively and aggressively hiring engineering professionals," said Karen Field, Vice President of Content, UBM Electronics.  "We continue to listen to the needs of our audience and we are pleased to bring employers and job seekers together through the Engineering Virtual Career Fair.  The career fair is another offering in our business' strategic growth plan of reach, services and commerce."

The virtual career fair provides job seeking engineers an opportunity to meet with employers; "walk" the exhibit floor; visit employer booths; view/apply for jobs; as well as chat/video interview with recruiters. The virtual career fair is free of charge to all engineer job seekers and can be accessed at www.engcareerfair.com.  A computer with high speed internet connection is required to access the career fair.

Employers participating in the virtual career fair have the opportunity to meet with thousands of engineers in one day, without the burden of travel.  The virtual career fair is cost-effective, time efficient, environmentally-friendly and increases the size of the job seeking talent pool since it is open to individuals from all over the country. 

For more information and to register, visit http://www.engcareerfair.com. Employers interested in sponsorship opportunities contact Kevin O'Brien at kevin.obrien@ubm.com and (215) 525-5776.

About UBM Electronics
UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry.   UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services.   More than 1.7 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, Design News, Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, EBN, Datasheets.com, Designlines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,634 staff in more than 31 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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