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Career Day

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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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List of Attendees

Employer Registration Information

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

Early Bird: $100 (Ends at 5 pm on August 28)
Standard: $125
School Districts: Free
Government or Non-Profit: $75
Electricity Add On: $15

Register by September 25 to be included in all promotional materials.

No refunds for cancellation/no-show after September 25, 2020.

Employers can choose to do either the in person fair or virtual fair - please do not register for both.

Please click on one of the images below to register for either the in person or virtual event:

In Person Virtual


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


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.


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.


The Hughes Fieldhouse is located near the corner of N Country Club Road and College Avenue - Driving directions to campus can be found here -


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 - Please park in lots 62 & 63, no parking permits are necessary during the event in this lot. Handicapped parking spaces are available. 


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 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.


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.



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 event. There is no cost for students to attend.


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.


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.


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
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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

Check back for more updates!

School Districts are listed in red.
Employers who attended the Spring 2020 Career Day Event can be found here.

Employers Major Clusters Requested
Burrus Seed Company School of Agriculture, School of Business, School of Communication and Mass Media
CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) School of Business
Clarinda CSD School of Agriculture, Division of Behavioral Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Department of Language, Literature and Writing, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Department of Natural Sciences
Herzog Contracting Corp. School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance All Majors
Missouri State Highway Patrol All Majors
St. Joseph Police Department All Majors
State Farm - Stella Spiking Agency All Majors
YMCA of Greater Kansas City Division of Behavioral Sciences, School of Education, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, School of Health Science and Wellness, Department of Language, Literature and Writing

List of Attending Organizations (Virtual)

Career Day
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Online, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Check back for more updates!

School Districts are listed in red.

Employers Major Clusters Requested
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City School of Business, School of Communication and Mass Media, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
MFA Incorporated School of Business, School of Communication and Mass Media

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