Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Local businesses and organizations invited to the UIS "Foot in the Door" career fair

Area businesses and organizations are encouraged to register now for booth space at the 2013 “Foot in the Door” career fair at the University of Illinois Springfield. The fair will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS campus.

The event is sponsored by the UIS Career Development Center and the UIS College of Business and Management. The event is free for all UIS students and alumni to attend.

The “Foot in the Door” event is intended to bring students, local employers, and organizations together to discuss career opportunities in a broad range of available positions. Local businesses who are recruiting students to fill full-time and part-time jobs, internships, volunteer and other career opportunities are invited to participate in the event, which typically yields over 250 students. All attending employers should have immediately available opportunities for students.

Over 100 recruiters are expected to attend, so advanced registration is required. Employers can register for the “Foot in the Door” career fair by visiting the UIS Career Development Center’s online system called “CareerConnect” at The deadline to register is September 19, 2013.

For more information, contact the UIS Career Development Center at 217/206-6508 or

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