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UMaine Job Fair 

Engineering students at UMaine had a chance to make some connections, and check out employment opportunities at the annual engineering job fair.63 different employers were at this year’s event. About 700 students were expected to be there.Companies from several different disciplines were represented including computer engineering. Civil engineering and chemical engineering.Patty Counihan, director of the career center at UMaine says, despite the tough economy, many companies do have job openings.Counihan says many professors who teach first and second year students encouraged them to attend the event so that they could make connections for future job opportunities.