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Career Day provides students of all majors and levels at Northwest a chance to talk with employers about internship and full-time employment opportunities. The spring Career Day is set for March 6. (Photo by Todd Weddle/Northwest Missouri State University)

Career Day provides students of all majors and levels at Northwest a chance to talk with employers about internship and full-time employment opportunities. The spring Career Day is set for March 6. (Photo by Todd Weddle/Northwest Missouri State University)

Jan. 14, 2019

Employers, graduate schools invited to register for career fair

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Registration is now open for employers and graduate schools interested in meeting and networking with prospective employees during Northwest Missouri State University’s spring Career Day.

Northwest will connect talent with opportunities when it hosts Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. Career Day focuses on internship and full-time employment opportunities in a variety of different employment sectors.

Early bird registration is $100 for Career Day; the cost increases to $125 after Feb. 6. Registration is free for secondary schools; government and non-profit entities may register for a reduced rate of $75. Employers may register for the Career Day by clicking here.

“Career Day is a wonderful opportunity to connect students with potential opportunities and to connect employers with our career ready Bearcats,” Jill Brown, Northwest’s director of partnerships and placement, said.

Northwest offers more than 120 majors and is home to more than 6,800 students. The University is located a short drive from Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; and Kansas City, Missouri; “making it an ideal recruiting location for a variety of employers looking to hire talented Bearcats,” Brown said.

Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.

At Northwest, 97 percent of 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. Zippia, a career website, has named Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.

For more information about Career Day, Education Expo or any of the available services at Career Services contact 660.562.1250 or www.nwmissouri.edu/career.

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