Career/Job Fairs & Events

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Career & Job Fairs & Events

Meet with employers in an informal setting and learn more about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non‐profit organizations. Some employers and fairs are focused on students from specific majors, but many are interested in students from any major.

University of Northern Iowa Overseas Recruitment Fair for Educators

Over 120+ American international schools representing more than 70 countries will be in attendance at 41st annual event. The UNI Fair gives you the opportunity to network, interview and get hired during the event. Over 1,000 jobs are posted annually, and candidates average 5 interviews each.

You must be present at the event by 7:00 am Friday, February 3, 2017, to fully utilize the Fair. Fair activities continue through 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 5.

It is strongly recommended that all educators seeking their first international job attend the UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair in order to make the key personal connections that are so critical in deciding on your first overseas assignment.

  • Friday – Sunday, February 3-5, 2017
  • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls IA

Illinois State University – Spring Internship Fair

The Fall Internship Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking internships or professional practice experiences. This fair is for those openings only. Students: please note that many (but not all) recruiters attending this event will be seeking candidates for internship openings available in summer or fall 2017.

  • Thursday, February 2, 2017
  • 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Bone Student Center, Normal IL

Illinois State University – Spring Full-time Career Fair

The Fall Career Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking full-time positions.

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Bone Student Center, Normal IL

Northern Illinois University – Spring Internship Fair

The NIU Internship Fair offers students the chance to network and impress potential employers, who rely on internships as an important source for identifying and hiring new talent.

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Convocation Center, DeKalb IL

Northern Illinois University Full-time Job Fair

This event is open to ALL students and the public.

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  • 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Convocation Center, De Kalb IL

Northern Illinois University Educators’ Job Fair

Students and alumni from non-affiliated NIU students are invited to attend for a fee.

  • Non-NIU candidates must pre-register and pay a $10 fee.
  • Registration will open Friday, November 13th.
  • Pre-registration will close Thursday, Feb. 18th.
  • Monday, February 27, 2017
  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Convocation Center, De Kalb IL

Illinois State University Education Fair

The Education Career Fair connects school administrators, superintendents, and other employers from the field of education seeking to hire candidates in education and related fields for open positions.

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2016
  • 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Bone Student Center, Normal IL

Remember: professional dress is required at career fairs. Be sure to bring plenty of résumés.