Lehigh's Eager Alums

The school's director of career services talks about the extensive alumni network and other job-hunting aids

At Lehigh University, business majors don't rely just on typical business world contacts for jobs. Because of the school's well-known engineering program, several manufacturing and other engineering-related companies come to campus looking to interview marketing and supply-chain management students, says Donna Goldfeder, Lehigh's director of career services (see BusinessWeek.com, 5/8/06, "Why Put Real Work Off Till Tomorrow?").

Goldfeder, who has been working in Lehigh career services for 15 years, recently spoke to BusinessWeek.com reporter Julie Gordon. Here are edited excerpts of their conversation.

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