Monday, December 9, 2013

Businesses and organizations invited to the Springfield Collegiate Career Fair at UIS

Businesses and organizations are encouraged to register now for booth space at the 2014 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair at the University of Illinois Springfield. The fair will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS campus.

The fair is an annual event hosted by the career development offices at the University of Illinois Springfield, Benedictine University at Springfield, Robert Morris University, Lincoln Land Community College, and ITT Technical Institute.

The Springfield Collegiate Career Fair is intended to bring students from all five institutions, local employers, and organizations together to discuss career opportunities in a broad range of available positions. Businesses who are recruiting students and alumni to fill part-time jobs, internships, volunteer and full-time career opportunities are invited to participate in the fair. The event has an average attendance of more than 400 students and alumni.

Every year this event boasts more than 100 employers who come from across the nation as well as Springfield. There are only a few Premier Exhibition options for premium booth placement left. Although employers and agencies must register for space by February 13, 2014 at 5 p.m., placement is on a first-come, first-served basis. It is highly encouraged for employers and recruiters to register as soon as possible.

Employers can register for the Springfield Collegiate Career Fair by visiting the UIS Career Development Center’s online system called “CareerConnect” at Click on the “Employers: Login here” option to get started.

The Springfield Collegiate Career fair is sponsored by the UIS College of Education and Human Services, Novanis and Epic.

For more information or if you have questions about registration, contact the UIS Career Development Center at 217-206-6508 or

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