, the largest insurance and financial services career fair for college students in Connecticut, was held at the Hartford Marriott Downtown Monday evening. Posting a 5 percent increase in attendance over the inaugural Get Hired event in January 2012, Get Hired 2013
drew 380 college students from academic institutions across Connecticut and the United States.
The Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster
sponsored the event and gathered 22 insurance, banking and financial services employers for the three-hour occasion. About Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster
The Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster, formed in 2002 by the MetroHartford Alliance, is a strategic corporate initiative designed to create a stronger IFS industry and a more robust economy in Connecticut. Leaders from business, state government and academia collaborate to foster growth among all of the industry's segments. The Connecticut IFS Cluster is comprised of 30 sponsors whose shared vision is to create competitive advantages in business attraction and retention, to assist with recruitment and education of a trained workforce and to increase public awareness through advocacy.