General Motors week begins Oct. 4 at UMR

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On September 27, 2005

Using the theme, “Love What You Do,” representatives from General Motors will come to the University of Missouri-Rolla Oct. 4 to kick-off the company’s week-long recruiting effort to find highly talented students.

UMR graduate Jon Bereisa, program manager of the automotive competitive program at GM’s Fuel Cell Activities, will begin the week by presenting “Sustainable Transportation — Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicles” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Room 104 of the Mechanical Engineering Building. Seating will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Bereisa will discuss the current challenges facing auto companies, governments and societies. The talk will also include a technical discussion and question-and-answer session about the science behind hydrogen-powered fuel cell technology and the developments to date. In addition, Bereisa will highlight the range of technical skills necessary to research, engineer, develop, and market hydrogen fuel and fuel cell vehicles.

GM recruiters will review resumes and discuss available positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in front of the Havener Center. All students who plan to present resumes are asked to register with the UMR Career Opportunity Center at (573) 341-4343.

Technical presentations and seminars will also be given every 30 minutes during this time frame, including a discussion of the Pontiac Solstice and Hummer H3 by UMR graduate Chris Thomason. The Solstice and H3, and many other new GM products, will also be on display.

Dale Morse, engineering group manager of GM’s Vehicle Systems-Interior, will wrap up the week by presenting “How to Prepare for an Interview” at noon Thursday, Oct. 6. Morse, an electrical engineering graduate of UMR, will share tips on what employers may be looking for on resumes and during interviews. All students who plan to attend this talk are asked to contact the UMR Career Opportunity Center at (573) 341-4343.

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