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Company Day held at Pittsburg State's Tech Center

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143 businesses took part in Company Day at Pittsburg State University.

Company Day was originally put on by the Construction Department, but four years ago they incorporated the rest of the Kansas Technology Center.

Event organizers say it gives students the opportunity to network and see what jobs in the technology field have to offer

 "We want to put those companies and those jobs right in the front of our students so they know what the possibilities are because we're very concerned about our students, that they get through our program, learn what we want them to learn, and be successful when they go into industry," says Assistant Professor Bob Schroer.

"We always have a ton of interest from students when we come to Pitt State, that's part of the reason that we come back, the other part is the quality of the students that we have here," says Hensel Phelps Project Engineer Michael Strenth.

"It's good to get your foot in the door and talk to them and get to know more about all the different companies," says Evan Davis, a sophomore in Construction Management at PSU.

Professors in the technology department say many students decide on their career path thanks to people they meet at this event.

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