UMO Hosts Successful Career Fair

UMO Hosts Successful Career Fair

The University of Mount Olive Career Services Center hosted 31 employers and 7 graduate school representatives during its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 20.  Students had the opportunity to discuss job and career opportunities, practice interviewing skills, and network with recruiters.  Director of Career Development Laurica Yancey said, “We host these types of events not just to provide opportunities, but to also help empower our students to take charge of their future.  That’s why I love Career Development.”

UMO Ag Business major Bryson Smiley shakes hands with Aflac representative Zac Crumpler as Miranda Crumpler looks on.  Bryson is a sophomore from Lexington, NC. 


Officer N. L. Davis and Officer J. L. Costa share information about law enforcement careers with UMO students Brenna Ivester and Emily Macon. 


Kimberly Chapman (right) talks with a representative from Wilson County Schools about job opportunities.  Chapman is a sophomore ag education major from Randolph County.


Claudia Wiggins and Hannah Holland talk with Delores Stacey-Merritt from Durham County about career options.


Warren Perry with Prestage Farms in Clinton talks with a group of UMO students about all the employment opportunities offered within their company. 


Jeffrey Shirley talks with Jessica Wolfe of Goldsboro Milling Company about his experiences in agriculture.  Shirley is a sophomore ag productions major from Fayetteville.