Academic & Career Services

Career Fair Employer Information

DATE:  Wednesday, February 25, 2015
TIME:  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Health & Sport Center

For more information, call 308-865-8501 or email:                                 

Aaron Estes, Associate Director (estesag@unk.edu) or  

Joni Weed, Employer Services (weedj@unk.edu)  

Employer Registration is available through loperCAREERS 

Note:  If you do not have a loperCAREERS account, you can request one through the same website.  Once your account is authorized, you will need to return to your account to register for the Fair.

Please keep in mind; space is limited so we need your registration as soon as possible. For best candidate contact, we recommend you have your registration complete by the date above (a list of employers attending and a link to your homepage will be on our website).

Registration Fees:   

$200 - Business / Industry
$125 - Non-profit organizations
$100 - Graduate Schools

Fee includes all advertising, one 8-foot table with chairs, parking, and continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments for two representatives. 

Become a Career Fair Sponsor!

In addition to the benefits listed above, for your $500 Sponsorship fee, you will receive: 

  • Front row table location
  • Recognition in the Career Fair program, as well as placement of your company logo on the UNK Academic & Career Services homepage for the spring semester 
  • Guaranteed interview space on the day of and the day after the Fair 
  • Lunch and refreshments for up to 4 company reps 

Click here for a list of UNK Majors

Connect with Future Employees!

Whether you are seeking full-time employees for professional positions in your company, offering internship opportunities, or simply wanting to get your organization’s name in front of future graduates, you can meet face-to-face with many excellent candidates at the UNK Career Fair!  

  • UNK offers 170 undergraduate majors, 25 pre-professional programs, and 34 graduate programs.
  • Each year, the UNK Honors Program accepts more than 100 freshmen based on ACT scores, letters of reference, class rank, and essays. At present, there are 325 students in the Honors Program.
  • UNK’s undergraduate research program is a national model. More UNK students have participated in the annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) than any other college or university in Nebraska for the past five years. More students from UNK attend the NCUR every year than from almost any other university in the nation.
  • UNK is the only campus in Nebraska to participate in the National Student Exchange (NSE) that allows students to attend one of 175 other universities or colleges across the continent for a semester or a year, often at UNK tuition rates.

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Community Information:
Accommodations:

AMERICINN MOTEL & SUITES  
215 West Talmadge Road 
TOLL FREE: 1-800-634-3444
(308) 234-7800   

COMFORT INN
903 Second Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-5858  

COUNTRY INN & SUITES
105 Talmadge Road
TOLL FREE: 888-201-1746
Ph: (308) 236-7500  

DAYS INN 
619 Second Avenue
TOLL FREE: 800-329-7466 
Ph: (308) 234-5699

QUALITY INN
121 Third Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-0838  

HAMPTON INN
118 Third Avenue
Ph: (308) 234-3400

HOLIDAY INN
(Venue Restaurant)
TOLL FREE: 877-863-4780
110 Second Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-5971

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 
508 Second Avenue
TOLL FREE:  800 315 2621
Ph: (308) 234-8100

Microtel Inns & Suites
104 Talmadge Road
Ph: (308) 698-3003

MOTEL 6
101 Talmadge Road
Ph: (308) 338-0705

MIDTOWN WESTERN INN
(Lodge Restaurant)
1401 Second Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-3153

New Victorian Inn*    Special UNK Rates!
903 2nd Avenue
Kearney NE 68847
Ph: (308) 237 5858

RAMADA INN
(Tiki Restaurant & Bar)
301 Second Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-3141

SUPER 8
15 West 8th Street
Ph: (308) 234-5513

TEL-STAR BEST WESTERN
1010 Third Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-5185

WESTERN INN SOUTH
(USA Steak Buffet Restaurant)
510 Third Street
Ph: (308) 234-1876

WINGATE INN
108 Third Avenue
Ph: (308) 237-4400

Arriving & Unloading 

  1. Set-up time - 8:30 a.m.  - unloading available at East Entrance
  2. Employer registration will be located at the East Entrance on the Main Floor in Health & Sports Center
  3. Elevator is located on the West Entrance 
  4. Parking for the fair will be available in Lot 14 directly West of the Health & Sports Center and Lot 27 at the corner of 19th Avenue and Highwy 30.

Logistics

  1. Pre-assigned tables
  2. Employer Fair sign provided
  3. This is an "open" career fair format
  4. Continental breakfast, lunch and beverages throughout the day.   Contact us if there are any changes
  5. Shipping materials ahead of time - address to be used 2510 11th Avenue MSAB #140, UNK Campus 68849
    You may ship your display and any additional promotional materials prior to
    the fair. Please have them arrive no earlier than a week before the event. Be sure
    that your organization’s name is prominently displayed on every package. These
    will be waiting for you at your booth when you arrive. For return shipping, you
    must adhere completed shipping labels to all packages to be shipped and call your
    shipping provider to request the pick-up from the appropriate campus address.