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Northwest Missouri State University

Career Day
Thursday, March 9, 2017
NEW TIME - 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Lamkin Activity Center

Career Day has reached capacity for employers. If you are interested in other On-Campus Recruitment opportunities please contact Renee Riedel at 660.562.1343 or

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 Northwest graduate programs where students, community and others are invited to attend and learn about the graduate school opportunities at Northwest Missouri State University.


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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 16: $75
  • Fee beginning February 16: $100
  • Each additional representative is $15. 
  • If you need an additional table please contact our office.
  • No refunds for cancelation/No show after March 2, 2017.

What is the schedule for the day?

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Check-in and set-up
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
11:30 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?


Where do I park/unload?

    • We have reserved parking lot #62 and #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 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Parking Lot Map View PDF
    • No parking permits are necessary during the event in these lots. 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 has reached capacity. If you are interested in other On-Campus Recruitment opportunities please contact Renee Riedel at 660.562.1343 or

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

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 Renee Riedel 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 to visit with faculty.

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

Career Day Thursday, March 9, 2017

Lamkin Activity Center, 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Check back for more updates!


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