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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 4. (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 4. (Photo by Todd Weddle/Northwest Missouri State University)

Jan. 24, 2020

Employers, schools invited to register for Career Day

By Leah Newell, communication assistant

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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 4, 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. 5. 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 employers with our career ready Bearcats and to connect students with a wide variety of potential opportunities,” Jill Brown, Northwest’s director of partnerships and placement, said.

Northwest offers more than 120 majors and is home to more than 7,100 students. The University is located a short drive from Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; and Kansas City, Missouri.

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 or any of the available services at Career Services contact 660.562.1250 or www.nwmissouri.edu/career.


Media contact:

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