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Top aerospace companies recruit candidates at fourth annual Space Career Fair

02/26/2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2006) -- College students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business administration; transitioning military; and entry-level aerospace personnel are invited to attend the fourth annual Space Career Fair in Colorado Springs. The event, hosted by the Space Foundation at the 22nd National Space Symposium, provides unique access to premier space industry professionals and the opportunity to become part of our nation’s aerospace community. The Space Career Fair will commence at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, at The Broadmoor Hotel’s West Ballroom. “The Space Career Fair was established four years ago to address the critical need to repopulate the space industry with passionate, prepared and dedicated technical and nontechnical expertise,” states Dr. Patricia Arnold, vice president of Education and Workforce Development for the Space Foundation. With an increasing number of participants every year, the event has succeeded in networking hundreds of promising professionals with leading space companies throughout the nation. Space Career Fair sessions are free to students, although pre-registration is required. The first 300 participants to register and attend the “Meet the Company” presentations will gain access to a networking luncheon with sponsoring companies. Other features of the Space Career Fair include entrance to the Space Career Pavilion, where students have the opportunity to discuss possible job opportunities with exhibiting organizations, and access to the Lockheed Martin Exhibit Center at the 22nd National Space Symposium. For more information and online registration, visit www.SpaceCareerFair.org or contact the Space Foundation at 800-691-4000. Space Foundation sponsors and corporate members featured at this year’s event are Aerojet, The Aerospace Corporation, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., The Boeing Company, Booz Allen Hamilton, ITT, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Swales Aerospace, and United Space Alliance. Other participating companies include ARES Corporation and DeVry University. For complete details about the 22nd National Space Symposium including an updated program agenda, exhibitor list, a list of sponsors and secure online registration, visit www.NationalSpaceSymposium.org. About the Space Foundation Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that vigorously advances civil, commercial, and national security space endeavors and educational excellence. The Space Foundation has offices in Washington, D.C., and Cape Canaveral, Fla. In addition to the National Space Symposium, the Space Foundation annually conducts, along with its partnering organizations, Inside Aerospace, April 24-25, 2006; Strategic Space and Defense, 10-12 Oct. 2006, in Omaha, Neb.; and Florida Space, Dec. 5-7, 2006 in Orlando, Fla. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org.

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