COB Career Fair
College of Business Career Fair FAQ
When and where are the Fall 2015 Business Fairs?
Accounting Career Fair
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Noon to 3 pm
University Plaza Convention Center
730 E. St. Louis Street
College of Business Career Fair
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
10 am to 2 pm
Springfield Expo Center
635 E. St. Louis Street
Do I have to attend a workshop in order to attend the fair?
Yes, all COB students must attend the required Prepare for the Fair workshop. If you attended the workshop in 2014 you will not be required to attend again BUT you must sign a waiver in Glass 400 and your previous workshop attendance will be verified. If you haven’t attended the workshop yet, please plan to attend one of the following one hour sessions:
Thursday, August 20, 4:00 p.m., Glass 108
Wednesday, August 26, 5:00 p.m., Glass 108
Saturday, August 29, 9:00 a.m., Glass 108 (Special session for International Students)
Saturday, August 29, 10:00 a.m., Glass 108
Wednesday, September 2, 12:15 p.m., Glass 108
Thursday, September 3, 4:00 p.m., Glass 108
Tuesday, September 8, 9:30 a.m., Glass 108
Tuesday, September 15, 5:00 p.m., Glass 108
Thursday, September 17, 4:00 p.m., Glass 108
Saturday, September 19, 10:00 a.m., Carrington 208
Are classes cancelled on Fair days?
Classes are NOT cancelled for the Accounting Career Fair on September 9.
All College of Business classes will be cancelled on September 22 until 1:59 p.m. Any class meeting at or after 2:00 p.m. will be in session.
How do I get to the fair?
For the accounting fair on September 9, you can drive or take the BearLine shuttle to Kentwood Hall. Kentwood is next door to the Convention Center.
On September 22, special COB Career Fair shuttles will run and students are encouraged to take the shuttles as parking will be limited and there may be a charge. Two COB Career Fair marked shuttles will pick up students at Bear Park South, Meyer Library and then loop to the Expo Center from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. There will be sandwich boards at each location indicating the shuttle stop.
What do I wear to the Fair?
All of the career fair dress guidelines will be outlined in the required workshop.
What if I’m not a business, economics or computer science major?
The College of Business Fairs are only open to business, economics and computer science majors and minors that have attended the required workshop.
What if I am a College of Business alum?
You are welcome to attend the fair but you must contact Vickie Hicks at email@example.com for specific details and to get permission to attend.
Will there be a photo booth this year?
Since students will be dressed professionally, we will have a professional head shot photo booth set up at the fair. Students can get their pictures taken and later purchase them from Photo Services for only $5.
What employers will be attending the fairs?
- Accounting Career Fair - click here to see the list of employers registered. Check back often as employers will register up until the event.
- College of Business Career Fair - click here to see the list of employers registered. Check back often as employers register daily.
Questions? Contact Vickie Hicks, Corporate Relations Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 417-836-5646.