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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Northwest will host its fall Career Day, Oct. 21, giving students an opportunity to talk with employers offering full-time, summer and internship opportunities as well as graduate schools and professional programs.

Northwest will host its fall Career Day, Oct. 21, giving students an opportunity to talk with employers offering full-time, summer and internship opportunities as well as graduate schools and professional programs.(Photo by Darren Whitley/Northwest Missouri State University)

Sept. 29, 2014

Students invited to interact with employers during annual Career Day

Northwest Missouri State University will host its fall Career Day from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Lamkin Activity Center, giving potential candidates the opportunity to interact with more than 100 employers offering full-time, summer and internship opportunities.

Additionally, Northwest’s Graduate Information Fair coincides with the event, giving students an opportunity to visit with representatives from a wide variety of graduate schools and professional programs. The Graduate Information Fair will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lamkin.

The event is free and open to the public; all majors are welcome. Attending individuals should dress professionally.

Employer’s attending this year’s Career Day represent an array of industries. Representatives are visiting Northwest on behalf of Cerner, Garmin International, Hy-Vee Inc., Waddell & Reed, Stine Seed Company and Gallup, among others.

Northwest Career Services’ website has a complete list of registered employers, graduate schools and preparatory materials. These materials include resume and cover letter writing guides, and instructional videos, ranging in topics from “How to Attend a Northwest Career Day” to self-marketing and networking skills. Interview tips and services designed to assist individuals in almost every facet of career exploration and preparation are also available.

By providing these tools for success, Northwest’s placement rate has risen this year to 98 percent for undergraduate students and 99 percent for graduate students. This means that 98 percent of bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation.

For more information about Career Day and the Graduate Information Fair, visit www.nwmissouri.edu/careerserv/ or contact the Office of Career Services at 660.562.1250.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468