Students and Recruiters Meet At Fall 2012 HRM Career Fair

More than 100 students gathered in the Livingston Student Center on October 12, 2012 to attend Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ fall Human Resource Management (HRM) Career Fair.Dressed in professional attire and with résumés in hand, HRM students were invited to meet with recruiters from more than 30 leading companies.

Above: representatives from Morgan Stanley give advice to HRM students.
Above: Rutgers SMLR holds its fall 2012 HRM Career Fair.
Above: a representative from Reckitt Benckiser speaks with a SMLR student.
Above: SMLR graduate Austin Eadie Friedmann, MHRM '12, is the HR recruiter for Bristol Myers Squibb.

“There is an excellent selection of employers, and the ones I talked to gave great advice,” said Dustin Lynn-Becket, a spring 2012 HRM graduate.

Companies included Air Products, AT&T, Avaya, Bank of Amierca, BASF, Bristol-Myer Squibb, Cintas Corporation, Colgate Palmolive, Core Staffing Serivces, Inc., General Electric, Gilford Securities, IBM (F1), Ingersoll Rand, Johnson and Johnson, Lowe's Companies, Inc, Morgan Stanley, New York Life, NY Langone Medical Center, Procter & Gamble, PVH Corporation, Reckitt Benckiser, Sony Music Entertainment, The Nature Conservancy, TE Connectivity, Travelex, Verizon, and the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ.

“This is a great opportunity and good practice for talking with recruiters about HR jobs. We’re able to know their expectations, and they can see how our experiences related to their jobs,” said Yuming Gu, a first year graduate student.

Karla Rodriguez, an HR recruiter from PVH Corp., the apparel company behind Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, shared her thoughts on SMLR’s students. “The students were very prepared. Their appearance was professional and formal. They also asked important questions. I’m impressed,” she said.

Austin Eadie Friedmann, MHRM ’12 and former Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management co-president, attended the event in his new role as HR recruiter for Bristol Myers Squibb. He shared his advice for current students seeking internships and full-time positions. “Don’t give up. Meet with as my people as possible at these events. Get the names of contacts, share your resume, and don’t give up!”


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