FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington Center for Human Development will sponsor a free and open to the public career fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, in the North Dining Hall and hallways of UMF’s Olsen Student Center.

The fair will feature recruiting representatives from more than 50 businesses and organizations, ranging from mutual fund brokerages to summer camps for children with special needs. They will be on campus to hire for full-time, entry-level positions, summer jobs, part-time jobs and internships.

No registration is required, but it is available for those that wish to gain quick entrance. To register, and for a list of organizations, visit

The Center for Human Development provides confidential career and personal growth counseling to UMF students. As a service to the public, the center offers career fairs, the on-site use of PLATO software to prepare for the PRAXIS I-PPST examination required for Maine teacher certification, test administration of the PRAXIS I-PPST, Miller Analogies Test, College Level Examination Program tests and the certified health education specialist test.

The center will also sponsor the university’s annual education job fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the UMF Dearborn Gym. It is is Maine’s only career fair targeted specifically to prospective teachers.

The event typically draws recruiters from across the nation. More information can be obtained by visiting fair.php.

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Susan Ronald at 778-7029 or [email protected]

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