Importance of Conducting Recruitment Outreach

With a 100% job placement rate for mining program graduates, it's very important to conduct personalized student outreach before graduation! Here are some tips for connecting with undergrads. Contact us to design a personalized outreach event.

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How to Engage with University of Arizona Students & Recent Graduates 


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1. Share Job and Internship Postings: 

If you have internships or full-time positions, share your position posting(s) to Please include the position description, link to posting, and specific degrees you are seeking. We will share it with University of Arizona students via our handshake account.   

2. On Campus Recruitment

Contact us to customize a live recruitment event. We will host your company on campus for an information session at the Department of Mining & Geological Engineering for mining and geosciences students and students enrolled in our Sustainable Mineral Resources Minor degree program. Typically, you will conduct the info session one day and do interviews the next. 

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3. iExpo: 

Every year in the spring, the Engineering Student Council hosts the Engineering iExpo (an engineering specific career fair). You can find more info here: 

4. Career Fairs: 

If you would like to attend a University of Arizona Career fair, such as Mines for Limitless Minds, reach out to Mario Muñoz, and check with the Career Services department. View a list of upcoming fairs and register to attend one here:  

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Mining & Geological Engineering Program Highlights


National Ranking, Mining Engineering Program


Job Placement Rate for Graduating Seniors


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5. Facilitate tours of their facility or mine

Tours are an effective way to reach and connect with students. 

6. Join our Industry Newsletter

Stay informed with all the opportunities going on in the world of Mining & Mineral Resources by joining our newsletter. 

7. K-12 & University Resources

Resources for classrooms and teachers 

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8. Connect with Student Clubs 

SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration), WIM(Women In Mining), SESS(Society of Earth Science Students), Material Advantage (MSE).

9. Volunteers for Outreach

Email for a list of upcoming events. UArizona student clubs and the Arizona Mining Association may also have opportunities available.  

Tips for Marketing to Students 

Know your audience. 

Imagery & messaging matters.  

Align with academic standards. 

Establish your promoter network. 

Train your advocates outreach team.  

Give away memorable swag. 

Keep it short and concise. 

► Focuson engaging hands-on learning.  

Offer field trip opportunities.  

Have a well-defined call to action. 

Collect participant feedback. 

Have Fun!   

Seth Kreinbrook with Deans Garzione and Hahn
Recruit Top Talent at the University of Arizona 
The Sustainable Mineral Resources minor degree, "the minor for any major," attracts talent from across campus, with students from the following majors currently enrolled:

► Engineering (Mining, Aerospace, Mechanical, Chemical, Environmental, Software, and More) 

► Geosciences (Geology)  

Environmental Science &Environmental Studies 


Interdisciplinary Studies (Economy & Industry focus) 

Computer Science 

Information Science & Arts