Wednesday, February 10, 2010

12th annual Collegiate Career Fair to be held at UIS

WHAT: The career planning and placement offices of the University of Illinois Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, Robert Morris College and Springfield College in Illinois/Benedictine University will host the 12th annual Springfield Collegiate Career Fair. The primary audience for the free event is current students and alumni of the four participating institutions.

WHEN: Thursday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: The Public Affairs Center on the UIS campus

DETAILS: Beyond information about actual job openings, the fair is designed to provide an open information exchange about different organizations, hiring trends and the best routes to future opportunities. For potential employers, it is a chance to disseminate pertinent information and to develop a pool of candidates interested in future opportunities, internships and summer openings as well as permanent employment.

Representatives from approximately 100 area employers are expected to be on hand, and the event has an average attendance of more than 400 students and alumni.

Information for students, alumni and others: Pre-registration is not required; business-casual attire is required, and participants should bring copies of their resumes to the fair.

Information for employers: Advance registration is required. Free booth space will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is available online at For more information or to register, contact the Career Development Center at 217/206-6508.

For more information about the Collegiate Career Fair, go online to, call 217/206-6508 or e-mail

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