Tuesday, September 4, 2012

"Foot in the Door" Fair helps UIS students find part-time jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield Career Development Center will host the 2012 “Foot in the Door” Fair for students looking for part-time jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities – both on- and off-campus. The event is free to all UIS students.

WHEN: Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Public Affairs Center (PAC), lower level Concourse & Conference Rooms C/D on the UIS Campus.

DETAILS: The “Foot in the Door” Fair is intended to bring students and local employers or organizations together to discuss career opportunities in a broad range of available positions. Students are encouraged to bring their resumes and networking cards to the event. A business casual dress code will be observed.

A partial list of off-campus employers attending includes the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Best Buy, County Market, Disney College Program, Fast Enterprises, LLC., Fastenal Company, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Hope Institute, Horace Mann, Illinois Government (Dept. of Revenue, Prisoner Review Board, Division of Rehab Services, Office of the Governor), Memorial Medical Center, Wells Fargo, and WSEC-TV. The complete listing of employers and other event details can be found online at www.uis.edu/career.

This event is sponsored by the following UIS Departments: Career Development Center, Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center and Student Employment- Office of Financial Assistance

For more information about the “Foot in the Door” Fair, go online to www.uis.edu/career or call the Career Development Center at 217/206-6508. Individuals requesting disability related accommodations should also contact the UIS Career Development Center.

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