West Virginia University recently hosted approximately 80 organizations from diverse
industries and locations at the Third Annual WVU Employer Summit. The event brings
to light the importance of partnering with the corporate world so that organizations
may interact with faculty leaders and recruiting specialists, as well as develop
opportunities for student internships and job placement.
The Employer Summit is organized by the West Virginia University Career Services
Center, in collaboration with the College of Business and Economics, Statler College
of Engineering and Mineral Resources, and Davis College of Agriculture, Natural
Resources and Design.
The yearly event, which was held on June 27 at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront
Place, covered topics ranging from how to drive innovation within your organization,
creating effective internship and experiential learning programs, strategies for
retaining millennial talent and empowering your talent acquisition team with data-driven
recruitment. Participants interacted directly with students and faculty during
two-panel sessions that provided insight into the best ways to recruit today’s