Event will highlight opportunities, challenges and rewards of engineering and computer science careers

October 22, 2008

DEARBORN / Oct. 22, 2008---Students interested in pursuing a career in engineering or computer science should attend “Career Night” at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on Nov. 12 to find out about career opportunities available in those fields.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the campus’s Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems Building, located off of Evergreen Road. The program will explore jobs and careers for students interested in going into the fields of engineering or computer science.

Students and parents will learn first-hand from engineers and computer scientists about the opportunities, challenges and rewards of pursuing a career and working as professionals. In addition, participants can meet with faculty members, current students and alumni who have gone on to become leaders in the community.

“Career Night provides a great wealth of information to prospective students and their families,” according to Christopher Tremblay, director of admissions and orientation at UM-Dearborn. “By sharing alumni success stories and connecting degrees to jobs in the field, we are able to showcase how a Michigan degree makes the difference.”

For more information on and to register for UM-Dearborn’s “Career Night” event, contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation at 313-593-5100 or visit http://www.umd.umich.edu/visitsandevents

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CONTACT: Jennifer Sroka
PHONE: 313-593-5644
The Office of University Relations
Room 1040, Administration Building
University of Michigan-Dearborn