SC State’s Career Center hosts its Annual Business and Industry Cluster

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Business and Industry ClusterSC State University’s Career Center will host its annual Business and Industry Cluster on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the President’s STATE Room on the campus of SC State.

The Business and Industry Cluster is a hybrid organization comprised of SC State faculty, staff, and students, and representatives from member businesses, non-profit organizations, and government businesses. The Business and Industry Cluster’s mission is to determine and integrate the best business practices and technologies into the SC State instructional program, with the goal of producing graduates equipped for work in today’s global economy.

SC State students will have an opportunity to meet with cluster members and learn about business etiquette, corporate culture, communication skills, and various employment programs and opportunities during the Business and Industry Cluster networking session. The networking session will also be held in the President’s STATE Room starting at 6 p.m.

“The Business and Industry Cluster was created to support the University’s efforts to educate and equip our students with the essential skill sets needed to assume positions within corporate America and across the global marketplace,” said Joseph Thomas, interim director of the Career Development Center at SC State.

For additional information on the SC State Business and Industry Cluster contact the Career Center at (803) 536-8577.