Monday, September 22, 2014

UIS hosts "Foot in the Door" Career Fair for students, alumni, and community members

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield Career Development Center will host the 2014 “Foot in the Door” Career Fair for students, alumni, and community members looking for full-time positions, part-time jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities. The event is free to all attendees. A minimum business casual dress code will be observed.

WHEN: Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for UIS students, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for members of the general public

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 partial list of off-campus employers attending includes Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Dot Foods, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), H.D. Smith, Hope Institute, Horace Mann, Illinois Government (Dept. of Revenue, Office of the Auditor General, Prisoner Review Board, Dept. of Human Services), LRS Consulting Services, Memorial Medical Center, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and United States Postal Service Information Technology. The complete listing of employers can be found online at

This event is hosted by the UIS Career Development Center and the UIS Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center, in collaboration with WIUS/Illinois Issues and Watts Copy Systems, Inc.

For more information about the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair, go online to 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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