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Northwest will host its spring Career Day March 10, giving students an opportunity to talk with employers offering full-time, summer and internship opportunities as well as graduate schools and professional programs. This year, Northwest's popular Education Expo will coincide with Career Day. (Photo by Darren Whitley/Northwest Missouri State University)

Northwest will host its spring Career Day March 10, giving students an opportunity to talk with employers offering full-time, summer and internship opportunities as well as graduate schools and professional programs. This year, Northwest's popular Education Expo will coincide with Career Day. (Photo by Darren Whitley/Northwest Missouri State University)

Feb. 24, 2015

Career Day, Education Expo, Graduate Fair set for March 10

Career Day

Northwest Missouri State University has combined two of its most successful networking events into one day of valuable experience for students. Both the University’s spring Career Day and the annual Education Expo will take place Tuesday, March 10, at Lamkin Activity Center.

Career Day will be 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Education Expo will be 1 to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public; all majors are welcome. Attending individuals should dress professionally.

The events are designed to give potential candidates an opportunity to interact with employers regarding full-time, summer and internship positions. Representatives from a variety of graduate schools and professional programs also will distribute information to students interested in continuing their education.

Registrations are received daily from companies attending the Career Day and often total more than 100 employers and graduate schools. Students also have the opportunity to visit with representatives of Northwest’s Graduate School at the north end of Bearcat Arena from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Attending employers will represent an array of industries, including representatives from Cerner, Garmin International, Hy-Vee, Inc., Stine Seed Company, Farmers Insurance. Schools districts attending the Education Expo hail from Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.

Northwest’s Career Services website offers a complete list of registered employers, school districts, graduate schools and preparatory materials that include resume and cover letter writing guides as well as instructional videos, ranging in topics from “How to Attend a Northwest Career Day” to self-marketing and networking skills. The website also offers interview tips and services designed to assist candidates in almost every facet of career exploration and preparation.  

With the assistance of resources offered by Northwest Career Services, 98 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data.

For more information about Career Day, Education Expo or the Graduate Information Fair as well as other services offered by Northwest Career Services, call 660.562.1250 or visit www.nwmissouri.edu/careerserv.


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