Explore Your Future at the NWIC-NOAA Career Fair

Whether you're a high school student trying to decide your next move, or a college student considering graduate school, you won't want to miss this year's NWIC-NOAA Career Fair.

The career fair is a chance to meet potential employers, explore career options, get the inside scoop from graduate school representative and to get inspired.

Northwest Indian College (NWIC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have teamed up to present representatives from Seattle University School of Law, U.S. Department of State, BP Cherry Point Refinery, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, North Cascades Institute and NOAA's National Ocean Service, to name only a few (a full list of exhibitors can be found below).

The event will also include several inspiring speakers, including Q'orianka Kilcher and Temryss Lane.

Kilcher, who is of Quechua-Huachipaeri decent, stared as Pocahontas in the 2005 film, "The New World." In addition to acting, she is also known for her commitment to human rights and environmental activism. She frequently speaks about these topics and has been a featured speaker for organizations such as Amazon Watch, Amnesty International and the United Nations.

Lane, a Lummi tribal member, was a professional soccer player and contributor to Fox Soccer Channel. She is also a Nike N7 representative, and a Native American advocate.
Kilcher will speak on April 24 and Lane will speak on April 25.

The event will also include an evening of networking, a rocket launch and a resume building workshop.

The career fair will kick off April 23 with an evening social from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 24 and 25.

For questions about the event, call (360) 392-4265 or email pcueva@nwic.edu.

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor/presenter, contact Nathanael Davis at (360) 392-4271 or ndavis@nwic.edu, or visit http://careerfair.nwic.edu.

NWIC-NOAA 2012 Career Fair Exhibitors:
Seattle University School of Law
U.S. Department of State
UW School of Social Work
Lummi Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Department of Revenue
Society of American Indian Government Employees
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
BP Cherry Point Refinery
Silver Reef Hotel Casino & Spa
USDA Forest Service, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest                                             
NOAA
Lummi Natural Resources
NWIC Workforce Development
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
North Cascades Institute 
Evergreen State College
Student Conservation Association
Costco Wholesale
Western Washington University
North Cascaded National Park
U.S. Coast Guard
Carolynn Cory, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
Washington Sea Grant
USDA Plant Protection and Quarantine
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
University of Washington
Whatcom Conservation District
King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Puget Sound Energy
Peace Corps
Whatcom Community College
USDA Farm Service Agency
The Indigenous Wellness Research Institute at UW