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Spring Career & Internship Fair

For-Profit Career & Internship Fair 2012

Participating Employers

Non-Profit Career & Internship Fair 2012

Participating Employers

For-Profit Employer Profiles


Aacres was founded in 1974 on the philosophy of providing individualized community support for people with developmental disabilities. Our belief is that our clients can live in and contribute to the community when provided appropriate support. We have a strong commitment to serving people which is the cornerstone of our strength and success.

Preferred Majors: Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Special Education, Physical Therapy


DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500 company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. DaVita's largest corporate office in the country is located in Washington

Open to all majors, but targeting Accounting, Finance, General Business and IT majors.

Farmers Insurance

Insurance is a trillion-dollar industry that employs 2.5 million people. If you are looking for unlimited earning potential based on your own drive and initiative, an environment where your efforts and abilities determine you own success, look into a career with the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies.

Any Major/Minor welcome!


Hertz is proud to be the largest car rental company in the world, providing quality rental service for over 90 years and values integrity, continuous improvement, passion, teamwork, diversity, commitment, and accountability. We strive to be the most customer focused, cost efficient vehicle and equipment Rental Company in every market we serve.

Preferred Majors: Business, Management

Modern Woodmen of America

Modern Woodmen of America was founded in 1883 to care for widows and orphans. Today we continue to serve the financial security needs of our members and their families as one of America's leading fraternal financial services providers.

As a fraternal, Modern Woodmen has no stockholders. We're owned and operated by and for our members. And we continue to grow in size and strength.

Oxford Global Resources

Oxford Global Resources is a talent-driven consulting firm providing individual consultants, project teams, and strategic outsourcing services to clients in a wide range of industries. We leverage our recruiting expertise to deliver high-end consulting services for engagements in select Information Technology and Engineering disciplines. Oxford Global Resources is a wholly-owned subsidiary of On Assignment.

Any major will be accepted – focus on Business, Communication, Computer Science, IT Systems, Politics, & International Business

Seeking Sales Professionals in Account Manager & Technical Recruiting roles.

Panda Express

Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn concept, our full service restaurants; Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food served in a fast casual environment; and Hibachi-San, our Japanese grill mall-based restaurants. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng. With annual sales of more than $1.5 billion, we continue to add more than 100 new units annually.

Panda offers excellent benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have opportunities available in our restaurants nationwide as well as within our corporate office located in the Los Angeles area. Join our growing team with more than 1,500 locations across North America.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Preferred Majors: Business Admin; Hospitality

Ross Stores, Inc.

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with fiscal 2012 revenues of $9.7 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less ("Ross"), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,091 locations in 33 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.

We are open to all majors!

Sleep Country USA

Founded in 1991, Sleep Country USA is an employee owned company and has over 80 locations in the Northwest, and is continuing to grow. Both Seattle Metropolitan Magazine and Oregon Business Magazine named Sleep Country on their lists of the Best Places to Work in Seattle and 100 Best Places to Work in Oregon for 2013.

All majors are welcome to apply!

State Farm Insurance

State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams.

As a Fortune 50 company owned by our customers, not stockholders, we are passionate about doing the right things for our customers and associates every day. State Farm is a family of insurance and financial services companies and with our 68,000 employees and more than 18,000 Agents we service 81 million policies and accounts throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our many lines of business together offer over 100 products.

All majors are welcome as we do not require specific degrees for our entry level positions in Claims and Underwriting. Marketing, Management, Accounting, Business, IT, Criminal Justice are some of the majors that directly tie in to positions within the company.

Stellar Industrial Supply

Established in 1988, Stellar serves small, medium and large manufacturers; Federal, State and local municipalities; and commercial construction companies in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Idaho. We have become the Northwest’s premier industrial supplier by focusing on the products and services our customers require. We offer service, products, pricing, and partnerships to all of our customers and suppliers.

Preferred Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Communication, Computer Science and Systems, General Business, Information Technology and Systems, Management

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace is a subsidiary of the $70 billion internationally operating ThyssenKrupp Group. We focus on supplying aerospace raw materials and finished part logistics to the world's leading aerospace companies and their supply chains. Operating from 35 service centers in 15 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific enables us to aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world's leading OEM's, while at the same time providing a truly responsive local service to meet the needs of individual subcontractors anywhere in the world.

Preferred Majors: Business Administration, Communication, General Business, Global Studies, International Business, Management, Marketing


Uline is a leading North American distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. Founded in 1980, the family-owned business has experienced continuous growth over the years. Today, we employ over 3,100 bright, career-minded individuals across the U.S., Mexico and Canada. At Uline, we're energetic about what we do. Because of our continued expansion, we seek qualified candidates who share our vision, values, and commitment to customer service.

Preferred Majors: Business Administration, Communications, General Business, Management, Marketing


Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide.

Preferred Majors/Minors: Management, Computer Science, General Business, Hospitality, Customer Service

Non-Profit Employer Profiles

Mission Aviation Fellowship

MAF exists as a supporting agency to many Evangelical Christian mission organizations and local churches specifically who work in remote areas of the world, providing transportation via aircraft, and many varieties of communication and digital resourcing to enable their ministries. Being the technical and logistical support to ministries, we are mostly looking for technical fields of expertise with a heart to serve in overseas, cross-cultural environments.

Preferred Majors: Educational Leadership, Communication, Computer Engineering & Systems both grad and under grad, Computer Science & Systems, IT & Systems, Marketing, Cyber Security & Systems, and Professional development students in the IT Securities.

Peace Corps

Peace Corps is an independent federal agency founded in 1961 to promote world peace and friendship. Volunteers serve in one of 70+ host countries for a 27-month service commitment in one of the following sectors: education, health, community development, environment or agriculture. There is no cost to participate in the Peace Corps.

All majors welcome!

Serve Seattle/Seattle Union Gospel Mission

Serve Seattle exists to equip leaders through inner transformation for urban restoration. We are a new internship through Seattle's Union Gospel Mission located in missional community living in the vibrant neighborhood of Capitol Hill. Serve Seattle is a yearlong urban discipleship opportunity for 18-25 year olds who want to know more about God, the city, and how we can serve those in greatest need!

Serve Seattle appeals to students in pursuit of all fields; we place students in internship in any field they are passionate about.

State of Washington Department of Revenue

The taxes administered by the Department of Revenue depend on voluntary compliance by taxpayers. The purpose of the Audit Division is to verify reporting accuracy, correct improper reporting, identify unregistered businesses, deter tax evasion, and promote voluntary compliance by educating taxpayers.

Preferred Major: Accounting

YMCA of Pierce & Kistap Counties

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities. Imagine having the opportunity to give back and to share your passions and unique talents to build a better future for yourself and others. This is a career at the Y.

All majors welcome! We are looking for people with a passion for service and working in the community.

U.S. Air Force

The 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron is comprised of Flight Nurses, Flight Medical Technicians and ancillary personnel whose primary responsibility is the evacuation of critically ill and injured persons. Evacuations are done both domestically and internationally. Some of the recent arenas which the 446th have been involved include Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), and Hurricane Katrina..

Preferred Major: BSN of Nursing and MSN of Nursing are the ideal majors of interest for our organization.