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Western PA Collegiate Job & Internship Fair

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Monroeville Convention Center (adjacent to Monroeville Mall)
135 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

What is the Western PA Collegiate Job & Internship Fair?

The Western PA Collegiate Job & Internship Fair is sponsored by WestPACS.  This is an organization comprised of 45 career centers at colleges and universities in Western Pennsylvania (including Clarion University) which sponsors two job/internship fairs, one held during the fall semester and one held during the spring semester.

Students and alumni are invited to the Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship fair to:

  • meet informally with employers
  • learn about internship and employment opportunities and the application procedures for both
  • conduct interviews with employers who are holding interviews at the event

What employers recruit for internships and full-time employment at the Western PA Collegiate Job & Internship Fair? 

Typically, more than 100 employers attend each fair, primarily representing the following areas:

For a listing of employers registered to date go to http://www.westpacs.org/page.aspx?PID=19.


Who can attend?

The Western PA Collegiate Job & Internship Fair is for students and alumni interested in full-time employment, internship, or co-op opportunities.

Clarion University's Career Development Center is a member of WestPACS. If you're a student or alumnus of Clarion University, you are eligible to participate in the Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship Fair.  

How to Prepare

Registration Fee

  • Pre-register for the fair by Monday, October 13, 11:59 p.m. - registration fee waived.
  • Walk-in registration - $10 (cash only) which will be collected at the event.  You must show your resume, ID, and be professionally dressed.

Pre-Registration Procedures

 To register for the fair, Clarion University students and alumni should:

  • Go to www.westpacs.org and complete the online registration form.
  • Read and accept the Terms of Agreement
  • Verify your registration information and confirm
  • You will receive two email confirmations.  The first confirms that your online registration application was received.  The second will be sent after your school has verified your status as a current student or alumnus.  Please print the second e-mail and bring it with you to the job fair as proof of your pre-registration.

Transportation Information

More information on transportation to the event will be forthcoming. 

Parking Information

Don't get towed!   Go to http://www.westpacs.org/page.aspx?PID=33 for parking information.

Directions to Monroeville Convention Center

Use 209 Mall Boulevard, Monroeville, PA to locate directions to the Monroeville Convention Center or follow the directions below:

From Pittsburgh International Airport

Head north on Airport Blvd. toward Pittsburgh-- bear right to remain on Airport Blvd.  Merge onto PA-60 S via the I-79/Pittsburgh/PA Turnpike ramp.  Continue on US-22 E/US-30 E.  Continue on I-279 N.  Bear right at I-376 E (follow the signs for I-376/Monroeville).  Take exit 10B for US-22 Bus. toward Monroeville.  Merge onto US-22/William Penn Highway and follow William Penn.  Turn right onto Cirbus Lane and take the first right onto Mall Blvd.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76)

Take I-76/PA Turnpike to Exit 57 to merge onto I-376 W toward Pittsburgh/US-22.  Take the US-22 Bus exit on the left toward Monroeville.  Merge onto US-22/William Penn Highway and follow it for 1.5 miles and turn left onto Mall Blvd.