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Career Day

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hughes Fieldhouse (in person) OR Virtual

Career Day is a time for candidates to meet with a variety of employers and graduate school program representatives to discuss internship and full-time employment opportunities. Due to COVID-19 we will offer both an in-person Career Fair, as well as a Virtual Career Fair at the same time. Students are welcome to attend both events.

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Employers

Students

List of Attendees

Employer Registration Information

Registration includes: Admittance/breakfast, 1 six-foot table, and 2 chairs.

Early Bird: $100 (End date TBA)
Standard: $125
School Districts: Free
Government or Non-Profit: $75
Electricity Add On: $15

Register by February 19 to be included in all promotional materials.

No refunds for cancellation/no-show after February 19, 2021.

Registration has closed for this event.

SCHEDULE FOR IN PERSON CAREER DAY EVENT

6:30 am – 8:30 am  Check-in and set-up
7:30 am – 8:30 am  Breakfast - for employers only
8:30 am – 12:30 pm  Career Day
12:30 pm   Booth tear down may begin, boxed lunches available
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Interviewing spots available in the Student Union

MITIGATION MATTERS

As a part of your registration, a mask and hand sanitizer will be provided when you arrive. You are also welcome to bring your own. Booths will be arranged in a single row, with barriers used to create student flow and distancing. If you have additional questions or concerns, please email or call me directly.

PARTICIPATING VIRTUALLY

If you are participating virtually, the online portion will also run from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Personalized details will be sent to you about format and logging on.

DIRECTIONS TO HUGHES FIELDHOUSE

The Hughes Fieldhouse is located near the corner of N Country Club Road and College Avenue - https://www.nwmissouri.edu/maps/index.htm. Driving directions to campus can be found here - https://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/campusvisits/maps.htm.

LOADING/UNLOADING/PARKING

The loading and unloading zone is directly south of the building. Student volunteers will be available to help you with your materials. Pull into lots 62 or 63 and drive towards the Fieldhouse to access the loading/unloading area. Map of lots 62 & 63 can be found here -  http://www.nwmissouri.edu/police/PDF/parkingMap.pdf Please park in lots 62 & 63, no parking permits are necessary during the event in this lot. Handicapped parking spaces are available. 

BREAKFAST

A hearty breakfast will be available for employers/vendors and school districts from 7:30 am to 8:30 am in the Hughes Fieldhouse.

CAREER DAY

Career Day begins promptly at 8:30 am and runs until 12:30 pm. Booths may not be torn down before 12:30 pm. Coffee, soda, water, and snacks will be available throughout the event. Employers and school districts are strongly encouraged to remain set up for the entire event.

INTERVIEWING

All employers are invited to stay and utilize our facilities to conduct interviews. Interview spaces are available on the afternoon of Career Day, as well as the following day.

When you arrive at Career Day, a packet will be on your table that includes details about interviews, as well as scheduling forms that can be used for either/both days. If you would like to reserve a space to interview, please bring your completed schedule to the check-in table at the conclusion of Career Day, so we may make a copy, provide you with a lunch ticket, and direct you to your interviewing spot in the Student Union. Forms will also be provided for you to hand to the student so they are aware of where/when the interview will take place.

LODGING INFORMATION

http://www.nwmissouri.edu/admissions/campusvisits/lodging.htm

SHIPPING MATERIALS TO CAMPUS

If you shipped materials to campus they will be at your booth when you arrive.

Student Event Information

Students do not need to register for the in-person event. There is no cost for students to attend either in-person or virtually.

VIRTUAL EVENT INFORMATION

If you would like to attend the virtual event please email your resume to career@nwmissouri.edu with the subject line Virtual Career Day by Friday, September 25 at 5 pm. By signing up and sending a resume, you are acknowledging the fact your resume will be accessed by employers attending both the virtual and in-person career day. 

Virtual Career Day tips infographic

CHECK-IN

Doors will open at 8:30 am. Please bring your Bearcat card for faster check-in. Students will also be able to sign in using their 919 number. Students will be able to print a nametag to wear at the event at check-in.

PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE

Students are encouraged to visit the Career Closet prior to the event to find professional attire. All clothing and accessories are available at no cost. More information on professional attire can be found on the interviewing webpage.

RESUMES

Students are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes to Career Day to share with employers. Career Services is able to help students with resumes prior to the event Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm in Admin 130. We also have online resources to help with resume creation.

List of Attending Organizations (In Person)

Career Day
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Hughes Fieldhouse, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Click here for a list of employers from Career Day Fall 2020.
School Districts are listed in red.

Employers Major Clusters Requested

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