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Career Day

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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.

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 September 17: $75
  • Fee beginning September 18: $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 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 8:30 – 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 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 our “Request A Schedule” form found on Hire A Bearcat (our NACElink/Symplicity system) to help us gather some basic information about your visit. From the home page select the green On-Campus Recruiting tab found at the middle 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
AAA - Automobile Club of Missouri Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, Humanities/Social Science, Political Science Full Time
Ag Valley Coop

Agriculture

Full Time, Internship

agriCareers, Inc.

Agriculture

Full Time

Agriculture Future of America Agriculture, Dietetics, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation All Types
AgriGold Hybrids

Agriculture, Business/International Business, Communication

Full Time, Internship

Altec Industries Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics, Information Systems Full Time, Internship
American Century Investments

Computer Science, Information Systems

Full Time, Internship

American Family Insurance All Majors Full Time
Americo Life, Inc.

Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, Modern Languages

Full Time

AMVC Accounting, Agriculture Part Time, Full Time, Internship
ARAMARK

All Majors

Full Time, Internship

Asynchrony
(CANCELLED)

Computer Science

Full Time, Internship

Avila University

All Majors

Graduate School

Avon All Majors All Types
Bartlett and Company Agriculture Full Time, Internship
Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc

Business/International, Finance/Economics

Full Time

BKD, LLP

Accounting

Full Time, Internship, Summer

Boys Town National Research Hospital

Education, Humanities/Social, Psychology

All Types

Buckle, Inc.

Business/International, Communication, All Majors

Part Time, Full Time, Internship

Cameron Newspapers Advertising, English, Media Studies, Political Science Full Time
Central Valley Ag

Agriculture

Full Time, Internship, Summer

Cerner Corporation

Accounting, Business/International Business, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems

Full Time, Internship

CH Robinson

Business/International Business

Full Time, Internship

Cintas Business/International Business, Physical Education Full Time
Cleveland Chiropractic College

All Majors

Graduate School

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Accounting

Internship

Community Hospital-Fairfax Business/International Business, Medical All Types
Crop Pro-Tech, Inc

Agriculture

Internship, Summer

Crop Production Services (Wholesale) Agriculture Full Time, Internship, Summer
Crop Production Services(Retail) Agriculture Full Time
Dayton Freight Lines

Business/International Business

Full Time, Internship

Drake University Law School

All Majors

Graduate School

DST Systems, Inc

Accounting, Business/International, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Information Systems

Full Time, Internship

Edward Jones All Majors Full Time, Internship
Enterprise Rent-A-Car

All Majors

Full Time, Internship

eShipping Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Information Systems Full Time
Excelsior Springs Job Corps

Communication, Education, Guidance & Counseling, Math, Physical Education, Psychology

All Types

Farm Service Cooperative

Agriculture, Business/International Business

Full Time, Internship

Farmers Insurance

All Majors

Full Time

FCS Financial

Agriculture, Finance/Economics, Information Systems

Full Time, Internship

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics

Full Time, Internship

Five Star Co-op

Agriculture, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics

Full Time, Internship

Foley Equipment Agriculture, Geographic Info Sciences, Information Systems, Math Full Time
Gallup Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, Media Studies, Psychology Full Time, Internship, Summer, Graduate School
GoodRadio.TV KAAN AM/ KAAN FM / KKWK / KMRN / NorthwestMoInfo.com

Advertising, Communication

Part Time, Full Time, Internship

Gragg Advertising Advertising, Business/International Business, Computer Science, Media Studies Full Time, Internship
GROWMARK, Inc.

Agriculture

Full Time, Internship

Heartland Co-op Advertising, Agriculture, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation All Types
Helena Chemical Company

Agriculture

Internship

Herzog Computer Science All Types
Hillshire Brands

Business/International Business

Full Time

HSMC Orizon LLC Accounting Full Time
Iowa Select Farms Agriculture Full Time, Internship, Summer
JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Program

All Majors

Full Time

Kansas City Missouri Police Department

All Majors

Full Time

KXCV/KRNW

All Majors

Part Time

Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Accounting, Agriculture, Computer Science, Finance/Economics

Full Time, Internship

Liberty Calibration Corps
(CANCELLED) 
Computer Science Full Time
Marine Corps Officer Selection Team

All Majors

All Types

Meara Welch Browne, P.C. Accounting Full Time
Menards Accounting, Advertising, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics Full Time
MetLife Accounting, Business/International Business, Finance/Economics, Math Full Time
MHC Kenworth

All Majors

Full Time, Internship, Summer

Missouri Department of Corrections All Majors Full Time
Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Geology

Full Time

Missouri State Highway Patrol

All Majors

Full Time

Missouri State University

All Majors

Graduate School

Missouri State University MBA Program All Majors Graduate School
Murphy-Brown of Missouri Agriculture, Business/International Business, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Full Time, Internship
Mutual of Omaha All Majors   
Nebraska State Patrol All Majors Full Time
NEW Cooperative, Inc. Agriculture, Business/International Business, Communication Full Time, Internship, Summer
Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association All Majors All Types
Northwest Missouri State University- Outreach

Accounting, Business/International Business, Education, English, Finance/Economics, Guidance & Counseling, Physical Education

Graduate School

Northwest Missouri State University Graduate School

Accounting, Agriculture, Biology, Business/International Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, English, Finance/Economics, Geographic Info Sciences, Guidance & Counseling, Humanities/Social Science, Information Systems, Math, Music, Physical Education, Recreation

Graduate School

Northwestern Mutual All Majors Full Time, Internship
NSK Corporation

All Majors

Full Time

Palmer College of Chiropractic Biology, Chemistry, Dietetics, Medical, Nanoscience Graduate School
Pella Corporation

Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, Math, Psychology

Full Time, Internship

Perceptive Software

Business/International Business, Computer Science

Full Time, Internship

Pfister Seeds LLC Agriculture Full Time
PhysAssist Scribes Biology, Chemistry, Nanoscience, Psychology Part Time, Full Time
Progressive Community Services

Child and Family Studies, Education, Guidance & Counseling, Humanities/Social Science, Psychology

Part Time, Full Time

Quintiles All Majors Part Time
Rensenhouse Business/International Business Full Time, Internship
Ryan Lawn and Tree, Inc. All Majors Full Time
Saicon Consultants, Inc

Computer Science, Information Systems, Math

Full Time, Internship

The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute Psychology Graduate School
Servi-Tech, Inc.

Agriculture

Part Time, Full Time, Internship

Shelter Insurance Computer Science, Information Systems Part Time, Full Time, Internship
Shopko Business/International Business Part Time, Full Time
Smith Fertilizer and Grain Co., Inc. Agriculture Full Time
Southwestern Advantage

Accounting, Advertising, Business/International, Communication, Education, Finance/Economics, Guidance & Counseling

Internship, Summer

St. Joseph Mustangs Baseball Club Accounting, Advertising, Agriculture, Art, Biology, Business/International Business, Child & Family Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Finance/Economics, Humanities/Social Science, Physical Education, All Majors Internship
State Street Accounting, Finance/Economics, Business/International Business Full Time, Internship
Stine Seed Company

All Majors

All Types

Streck

Accounting, Biology, Business/International Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Finance/Economics, Nanoscience

Part Time, Full Time, Internship, Summer

Swine Graphic Enterprises

Agriculture

Full Time, Internship

Target

All Majors

Full Time, Internship

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics

Full Time

TransAm Trucking, Inc.

All Majors

Full Time

TSL Companies Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Computer Science, Information Systems Full Time
United Farmers Mercantile Coop Agriculture Full Time, Internship, Summer
University of Central Missouri-School of Graduate and Extended Studies All Majors Graduate School
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law All Majors Graduate School
University of Missouri School of Law

All Majors

Graduate School

University of Missouri School of Social Work All Majors Graduate School
UNMC College of Public Health All Majors Graduate School
USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service

Agriculture, Computer Science, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

All Types

Vanguard Research, Inc Computer Science, Geographic Info Sciences, Information Systems, Math, Media Studies, Nanoscience Full Time
Waddell & Reed

Agriculture, Computer Science, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

Full Time, Internship

Walmart

Advertising, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, Information Systems, Media Studies

Internship

Washburn University School of Law All Majors Graduate School
Werner Enterprises Business/International Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, All Majors Full Time
West Central Cooperative

Accounting, Agriculture, Business/International Business, Communication, Finance/Economics, Information Systems

Full Time, Internship

Wilks Broadcasting Advertising, Communication, Media Studies Internship
Worlds of Fun

Accounting, Business/International Business, Communication, Dietetics, Finance/Economics, Recreation

Internship, Summer

Wyffels Hybrids, Inc. Agriculture Full Time, Internship, Summer