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Leading technology companies attending ECS Careers Fair

Published: 14 January 2010

Thirty-six leading graduate recruiters will be attending the ECS Engineering and Technology Careers Fair on Tuesday 2 February.

Despite the economic downturn, competition among the country's leading technology companies to recruit highly skilled graduates is still hot, and Southampton students have a very strong reputation for the breadth and depth of their knowledge of different technologies, as well as for the strong mix of practical and theoretical understanding gained in their degree programmes.

The ECS Engineering and Technology annual Careers Fair is being held for the third time, in response to demand for our students from business and industry. Over 1000 students attended last year's event, and so this year's Fair, on Tuesday 2 February, is already hotly anticipated.

The event takes place in the Garden Court, Students' Union, on the Highfield Campus, from 11 am to 3.30 pm and is open to all students in the University, with a particular emphasis on engineering and science degrees. As well as graduate recruitment opportunities, the companies will also be offering summer internships and industrial placements. The company representatives will be available at their exhibition stands throughout the day, and there is also a special programme of presentations.

Companies attending include: Accenture, Atmel, ARM, Bloomberg, Centrica, Corefiling, Credit Suisse, Customer Systems, Detica, Dstl, Ernst & Young, FactSet, Flight Data Services, Gradcracker, Graduate Jobs South, IBM, Imagination Technologies, Invensys, JP Morgan, MatchTech, Mendeley, Netcraft, NDS, Orbis UK, PG Drives Technology, QinetiQ GRC, Roke Manor Research, Selex Galileo, Sperry Rail, STR, Symantec, Tandberg, TeachFirst, Thales UK, Waterfall Solutions, and Wolfson Microelectronics

All are welcome.

For further information contact Joyce Lewis; tel. +44(0)23 8059 5453.

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