UNK Brings Over 70 Businesses and Schools in For Career Fair


Kearney – Over 70 companies and graduate schools are heading to Kearney for the UNK career fair.

The event is free and will be open to the public. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 8th in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room.

The Job Search Boot Camp and Employer Showcase will also be hosted prior to the event to prepare students for the Career Fair.

The Job Search Boot Camp will run from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Nebraskan Student Union rooms 310 and 312.

The program will give students a chance to interact with employers while developing fundamental job search skills. The camp will have three different stations students can participate in: speed interviewing; resume critiques; and professional introductions and networking.

The Employer Showcase is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the day before the career fair, Oct. 7th, in the union.

Several professionals will present employment opportunities within their companies.

Each event will bring students, faculty and business professionals together to build relationships and network for jobs and internships, said Joni Weed with UNK's Office of Career Services.

Business professional attire is recommended for all events.