Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield Career Development Center will host the 2013 “Foot in the Door” Career Fair for students, alumni, and community members looking for full-time positions, part-time jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities – both on- and off-campus. The event is free to all attendees.

WHEN: Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: The Recreations and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS Campus

DETAILS: The “Foot in the Door” Career Fair is intended to connect students, alumni and community members with employers to discuss career opportunities in a broad range of available positions. Attendees 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 AriesPro, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), County Market, Dot Foods, Fastenal Company, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Hope Institute, Horace Mann, Illinois Government (Dept. of Revenue, Prisoner Review Board, Division of Rehab Services), LRS Consulting Services, Memorial Medical Center, Rite-Hite Corporation: Arbon Equipment Corporation Division, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and Wells Fargo. The complete listing of employers can be found online at www.uis.edu/career.

This event is hosted by the UIS Career Development Center in collaboration with their Career Advantage Business and Campus Partners: UIS College of Business and Management, AriesPro, and Rite-Hite Corporation: Arbon Equipment Corporation Division.

For more information about the “Foot in the Door” Career 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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