Thursday, February 6, 2014

UIS hosts 2014 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair

WHAT: The career centers at the University of Illinois Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, Robert Morris University, Benedictine University at Springfield, and ITT Technical Institute are excited to announce the 16th Annual Springfield Collegiate Career Fair. Students and alumni from the five institutions, other colleges and universities, and community members are invited to attend.

WHEN: Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) 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 over 100 area employers are expected to be on hand. 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 (NO jeans), and participants should bring copies of their resumes to the fair.

Information for employers: Advance registration is required. 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.

The Collegiate Career Fair is sponsored by the UIS College of Education and Human Services, Novanis, Epic, and Power Home Remodeling Group.

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