Monday, December 8, 2014

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 2015 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair at the University of Illinois Springfield. The fair will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 12 to 3 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 UIS, Benedictine University at Springfield, Robert Morris University, Lincoln Land Community College, and ITT Technical Institute. The fair is sponsored by the UIS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Concepts IT.

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, 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.

Each year the career fair boasts more than 100 national and local employers. The deadline for employers to register for the fair is February 10, 2015 at 5 p.m. However, it is highly encouraged to register as soon as possible to ensure space. There are only a few Advantage Partner options for first-choice booth placement left.

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.

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