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Northwest Missouri State University


Career Day

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lamkin Activity Center (Bearcat Arena)

Career Services' motto, "Bringing Talent and Opportunity Together" is the primary focus of Career Day at Northwest. Talented candidates meet with a variety of employers and graduate school program representatives to discuss internship and full-time employment. This event is open to all students, alumni, and community guests to ask questions, network, and learn about the many opportunities available through the attending organizations!

Career Day also incorporates the Graduate Information Fair where students, community and others are invited to attend and learn about the graduate school opportunities at Northwest Missouri State University. Stop by the Graduate Information Fair at Career Day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to visit with faculty as well as prospective employers.


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Employers / Graduate Schools

What is Career Day and how will it benefit my organization ?

  • Recruit quality employees
  • Identify an internship candidate pool
  • Develop relationships with students
  • Establish and maintain your on-campus brand
  • Network with faculty and administrators
  • Help bring talent and opportunity together

REMINDER: Post your career and internship opportunities to Hire A Bearcat, our online recruiting system.

Hire A Bearcat is part of the NACElink Network, the result of a national professional alliance among the National Association of Colleges and Employers, DirectEmployers Association, and Symplicity Corporation and is the only job listing service that provides employers the ability to directly interact with Northwest Missouri State University students and alumni. Your username and password apply to all NACElink institutions through OneStop.

How much does Career Day cost employers/graduate schools?

  • Registration includes a six foot table, 2 chairs and lunch for one representative
  • Early Registration through February 18: $75
  • Fee beginning February 19: $100
  • Each additional representative is $15. 
  • If you need a larger table please contact our office.

What is the schedule for the day?

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Check-in and set-up
10:25 a.m. Northwest alumni recruiter photo
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Career Day
3:00 p.m. Drawing to win $100 Visa gift card – must be present to win. Booths are not to be dismantled until after 3:00 p.m.

How do I get to Lamkin Activity Center?

Maps/Directions

Where do I park/unload?

  • We have reserved parking lot #62, 63 at the top of the hill west of Lamkin Activity Center for your convenience until 4:00 p.m. A shuttle will be available from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Parking Lot Map View PDF
  • No parking permits are necessary during the event in this lot. Parking in undesignated areas or parking after 4 p.m. may result in a fine.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are limited at Lamkin Activity Center. Accessibility
  • Please unload and load in the circle drive at Lamkin Activity Center. Student volunteers will be available to help you with materials.

How do I register?

Career Day Employer Registration (Closed)

What about lodging?

For Lodging Information

May I ship materials to campus?

Yes, please arrange delivery one week prior to the event. Please arrange for pick up two days following the event with the carrier of your choice.

Northwest Missouri State University
Materials Distribution Center
16th & College Park Drive
Maryville, MO 64468
660.562.1508

How do I arrange on-campus recruiting ?

Employers visit the Northwest Missouri State University campus each trimester to recruit quality candidates. They can promote their job/internship opportunities through hosting information sessions/information tables, conducting on-campus interviews, and participating in career events like Career Day or Next Day Interviews. These activities provide students with the opportunity to meet recruiters and network within their industry without leaving campus!

We ask that you complete your request to recruit on campus through Hire A Bearcat (our NACElink/Symplicity system) to help us gather some basic information about your visit. On the home page select from the On-Campus Recruiting tab found on the right side of the screen. We request that you submit complete job descriptions for each of your job/internship positions. Interview dates are available throughout the school year and are arranged on a first come, first served basis. For additional questions or to check date availability contact Stacey Stokes or call 660.562.1343.

How do I contact Career Services?

Email Career Services or contact us at 660.562.1250.

Candidates / Students

Why participate, what’s in it for me? The benefits of Career Day include the opportunity to:

Explore graduate school programs and meet with all kinds of employers to discuss internship and full-time employment. Ask questions, network, and learn about the many opportunities available through the attending organizations!

Is your resume ready to land that interview?

Check out our online resources and resume samples.

What is the Graduate Information Fair?

Learn about the graduate school opportunities at Northwest Missouri State University. Stop by Career Day between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to visit with faculty. Student participants in the Graduate Information Fair will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle.

How do I sign-up?

No pre-registration required. Just sign-in with Career Services when you arrive. See the section below for information about preparing for Career Day.

How do I prepare for the event?

Steps to Career Fair Success

What should I wear to Career Day?

List of Attending Organizations

Employers Major Clusters Requested Positions
Ag Valley Coop Agriculture Full Time, Internship
Agronomic Solutions, Inc. Agriculture Part Time,
Full Time, Internship
Allendan Seed Company Agriculture, Biology, Education, Geology, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation All Types
Alltech Crop Science Agriculture, Business/International Business All Types
 Altec Industries Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Part Time,
Full Time, Internship
American Electric/CED Business/International Business, All Majors Full Time, Internship
Americo Life, Inc Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time
ARAMARK Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics Full Time, Internship
Autumn Creek Farms, Inc. Agriculture Full Time
Automobile Club of Missouri (AAA) All Majors Full Time
Bankers Life & Casualty All Majors All Types
Bartlett and Company Agriculture Full Time, Internship
Bayer CropScience Agriculture Full Time, Internship, Summer
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Full Time
BKD, LLP Accounting Full Time, Summer
Boy Scouts of America All Majors Full Time
Boys Town National Research Hospital Child and Family Studies, Guidance and Counseling, Humanities/Social Science, Medical, Psychology Part Time,
Full Time
Boys Town Advertising, Child and Family Studies, Computer Science, Education, Guidance and Counseling, Humanities/Social Science, Modern Languages, Psychology, All Majors Part Time,
Full Time, Internship, Summer
Buckle, Inc. Business/International Business, Communications Part Time,
Full Time, Internship
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa/Day and Summer Camp Art, Child and Family Studies, Communication, Education, Music, Recreation, Theatre, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Summer
Cerner Biology, Business/International Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time, Internship
C. H. Robinson All Majors, Business/International Business Full Time, Internship
Cintas Advertising, Business/International Business, Physical Education Full Time, Internship
Clarinda Academy Child & Family Studies, Education, Guidance & Counseling, Humanities/Social Science, Physical Education, Psychology, Recreation Full Time
Cleveland Chiropractic College Biology, Dietetics, All Majors Graduate School
Commerce Bank Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Finance Economics, Information Systems All Types
Crop Pro Tech Agriculture Internship, Summer
Dardis Academy Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication Internship
Dayton Freight Lines Business/International Business Full Time, Internship, Summer
DST Accounting, Business/International Business, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time, Internship
ECHO Pest Control All Majors Internship, Summer
Emporia State University All Majors Graduate School
Enterprise Rent A Car All Majors Full Time, Internship
Family Guidance Center Child & Family Studies, Psychology Full Time
Farm Service Cooperative Agriculture Full Time, Internship
Farmers Insurance Group All Majors Full Time, Internship
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Accounting, Finance/Economics Full Time, Internship
FleishmanHillard Advertising, Agriculture, Business/International Business, Communication, Dietetics Full Time, Internship
Foley Industries CANCELLED Full Time
Freightquote Business/International Business, All Majors Full Time
Gallup Accounting, Business/International Business, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, Recreation All Types
Gavilon Grain, LLC Accounting, Agriculture, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics Full Time, Internship, Summer
Girl Scouts NE Kansas and NW Missouri All Majors Summer
Good Radio. TV KAAN AM / KAAN FM / KKWK / KMRN Advertising, Communication Part Time, Full Time, Internship
Grace University Business/International Business, Education, Music, Psychology Graduate School
Great Western Bank Accounting, Agriculture, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Full Time
Harrison County Community Hospital CANCELLED Part Time,
Full Time
Helzberg Diamonds Advertising, Business/International Business, Computer Science, English, Information Systems Internship, Summer
Herzog Computer Science, Agriculture Full Time, Internship
Hy-Vee Inc. All Majors All Types
Intouch Solutions Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Information Systems, Media Studies Full Time, Internship
Kansas City Power and Light Information Systems Full Time, Internship
K.C. Arborist Tree Care Agriculture, Recreation Full Time
KXCV/KRNW All Majors Part Time
Land O'Lakes, Inc. CANCELLED Full Time, Internship
Life-Line Resources Child and Family Studies, Guidance and Counseling, Psychology Part Time, Full Time
Marine Corps Officer Selection Team All Majors Part Time,
Full Time, Internship, Summer
Maurices CANCELLED All Types
Meredith Corporation - KCTV5/KSMOtv Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Information Systems, Media Studies Full Time, Internship
Messengers Lawn and Landscape Agriculture, All Majors Full Time
MetLife Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Full Time
Midwest Independent Soil Samplers LLC Agriculture Part Time, Full Time, Internship
Missouri Department of Corrections Guidance & Counseling, Psychology Full Time
Missouri Department Of Natural Resources Biology, Recreation Full Time, Internship, Summer
Missouri Farmers Care Agriculture, Education Internship
Missouri State Highway Patrol All Majors Full Time
Missouri State University All Majors Graduate School
Murphy-Brown of Missouri Accounting, Agriculture, Biology, Business/International Business, Chemistry, Communication, Finance/Economics, Humanities/Social Science, Psychology, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Full Time, Internship
Mutual of Omaha Financial Advisors Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, All Majors Full Time
Nebraska Wesleyan University - Graduate Forensic Science Biology, Chemistry, Psychology Graduate School
Netchemia Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Information Systems Full Time, Internship
Netsmart Business/International Business, Computer Science, Information Systems Full Time, Internship
New Balance Commodities Accounting, Agriculture FullTime,
Internship
NEW Cooperative, Inc. Agriculture Part Time,
Full Time, Internship
Nodaway Broadcasting Communication, Marketing, Media Studies, Public Relations, Sales Full Time, Internship
Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association All Majors All Types
Northwest Missouri State University Graduate School All Majors Graduate School
Northwest Missouri State University Outreach Accounting, Business/International Business, Education, English, Finance/Economics, Physical Education Graduate School
Northwest Missouri State University Study Abroad All Majors Study Abroad
Northwestern Mutual All Majors All Types
Nutra-Flo Company, Inc. Agriculture, Chemistry Full Time, Internship
Orscheln Farm and Home Agriculture Full Time
PCSB Bank Agriculture, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time, Summer
Peru State College - Graduate Programs Business/International Business, Communication, Education, English, Physical Education Graduate School
PlattForm Advertising Advertising, Communication, Media Studies Full Time, Internship
Progressive Community Services CANCELLED Part Time, Full Time
Proxibid, Inc. Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time, Internship
Quintiles All Majors Internship
Ray-Carroll County Grain Growers, Inc Agriculture Full Time, Internship
Rensenhouse Electric Supply Business/International Business Full Time, Internship
RJ Promotions Advertising, Business/International Business/ Communication, Computer Science, Finance/Economics Full Time
Ryan Lawn and Tree, Inc. Agriculture, Biology, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Part Time,
Full Time, Internship
Saicon Consultants Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Psychology Part Time, Full Time, Internship
Saint Joseph Mustangs Baseball Club Accounting, Advertising, Agriculture, Business/International Business, Child & Family Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, Media Studies, Physical Education, Recreation, Theatre, All Majors Internship
Saint Luke/s Health System CANCELLED All Types
Sandhills Publishing Advertising, Agriculture, Art, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Information Systems Full Time, Summer
Servi-Tech, Inc. CANCELLED Full Time,
Part Time, Internship, Summer
The Sherwin Williams Company Business/International Business, All Majors Full Time, Internship
Shopko Business/International Business Full Time, Part Time, Internship
Social Security Administration All Majors Full Time
Southwestern Advantage Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Child & Family Studies, Communication, Education, Finance/Economics, Guidance & Counseling, Psychology Summer
State Street Corporation Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Part Time, Full Time, Internship
Streck, Inc. Biology, Business/International Business, Chemistry Full Time, Internship, Summer
Swine Graphics Enterprises Agriculture Full Time, Internship, Summer
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Accounting, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time
TruckMovers Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, English, Finance/Economics, Humanities/Social Science, Information Systems, Psychology Full Time
TSL Companies Business/International Business, Computer Science, Information Systems Full Time
United States Penitentiary Leavenworth All Majors Full Time
University of Missouri School of Social Work All Majors Graduate School
University of Nebraska at Omaha - Graduate Studies All Majors Graduate School
US Dept of HUD Office of Inspector General Accounting Part Time,
Full Time, Internship
US Peace Corps All Majors Full Time
Vanguard Research, Inc Communication, Computer Science, Geographic Information Sciences, Information Systems, Math, Nanoscience Full Time
Waddell & Reed Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Full Time, Internship
Walmart Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Part Time, Full Time, Internship
Werner Enterprises, Inc. Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, All Majors All Types
Wilks Broadcasting Advertising, Communication, Media Studies All Types
Worlds of Fun All Majors Internship, Summer

Straight Talk from Employers

Employers will present on two topics concerning student career success and professional growth. 

Time Topic Employer
11:00 a.m. Resumes Nicole Hendrix, Northwestern Mutual

A presentation covering strong resume techniques for traditional and modern resumes. A resume is your opportunity to set yourself apart from other candidates who may have the same degree and qualifications. Learn how to make a lasting impression on employers!

1:00 p.m. Getting Your Foot in the Door Erica Davis, Fleishman Hillard 

Students often ask, "How can I get my foot in the door…" for their industry or career of choice. Come listen to Erica Davis and gain knowledge from her experiences. Hear the importance of Networking, Internships and some Social Media know-how.