LARAMIE – The University of Wyoming Department of Geology and Geophysics and School of Energy Resources is set to host the 12th annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Job Fair from Sept. 27 through Sept. 30, which will be staged at the UW Conference Center and Hilton Garden Inn.

This four-day event features 24 companies participating in vendor expos, onsite interviews, networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, short course sessions, and field trips. Over 350 geo-science students from across the nation are expected to attend.

The RMR is one of five regional job fairs sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, with this one being the second largest.

Last year, 27 companies participated in the job fair. Approximately 300 students registered for it, including 45 UW students.

Some of the companies participating this year include, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Anadarko, Shell, Halliburton, Encana Oil & Gas, and Schlumberger.

Registration for the job fair closed Sept. 13, however, those who plan on attending or who may have further questions can contact Ron Podell, UW Institutional Communications Specialist at (307) 766-2353 or via email at rpodell@uwyo.edu.