Career Fair brings more than 70 companies to UNK

Source: Joni Weed                                                               
Office: 308.865.8501
email: weedj@unk.edu

KEARNEY – More than 70 companies and graduate schools will be represented at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Career Fair on Oct. 8. The event, free and open to the public, is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room.

Two additional events, the Job Search Boot Camp and Employer Showcase, will be hosted to prepare students for the Career Fair.

The Job Search Boot Camp is from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 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 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 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.

The Career Fair is sponsored by The Buckle, CareerBum.com and Orthman Manufacturing.

Participating companies and organizations, with available positions, include:
AgriGold Hybrids – Sales Internships and Full-Time Sales Trainee
American Family Insurance – Sales Agent in Training
Army ROTC – Reserve Officer Training Corps
Baldwin Filters – Financial Services
Beckenhauer Construction – Project Engineer
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies – Workers Compensation Division
Boys Town National Research Hospital – Sociology, Psychology, School Psychology, Accounting
The Buckle  – Management Development Program, Sales and Management Internships
C&A Industries – Recruiter, Account Manager
Catholic Health Initiatives – Nebraska and Good Samaritan Hospital – All open areas
CareerBum.com – Engineering, Healthcare, Information Technology, Human Resource, Sales
Case IH – Logistics and Engineering
Celerion – RN, LPN, Admissions Assistant, Clinical Conduct Associate, Billing Specialist, Financial Reporting and Analysis Manager, Medical Writing, Manager, Medical Writer, Project Accountant, Sample Management Technician, SAS Data Analyst
Charter Communications – Entry-Level Supervisor level positions
College Possible – High School Coach, College Coach, Communications, Development, Events
Contryman Associates – Accounting, Finance & Business Administration
Crete Carrier Corporation – Customer Relations, Operations Associate, Asset Manager, Accountant
Crop Production Services – Interns, Sales Representatives
Discover Phillips County Economic Development – All positions available in the county
Dodge City/Ford County Development Corp. - Various positions
Eaton Corp. – Machine Operator, Maintenance
First National Bank – Internships, Management Trainee Program
GIX Logistics – Sales, Freight Manager, Internship
Gavilon – Merchandiser Trainee/Intern, Operations Trainee/Intern
Hamilton Telecommunications – Software Engineer
HUMANeX Ventures – Client Services Intern, IT Intern
Hy-Vee – Various Positions
InternNE – Internships throughout the state of Nebraska
JBS – Ascend Leadership Training (ALT) Base Camp Internship
Marine Officer Programs
Mary Lanning Healthcare – Nursing
Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial – Management, Financial Representative and Internship
Mutual of Omaha – Sales, Financial Advisors
NE Department of Administrative Services - Personnel (DAS) – All types of positions
Nebraska Farm Services Agency – Trainees
Nebraska Public Power District – ITT Positions
Nebraska State Bank – Agricultural Lending Officer
Nebraska Wesleyan Forensic Science – Graduate School for Forensic Science
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network – Top Ten Internships
Orthman Manufacturing
Parker Hannifin – Supply Chain Intern
Peace Corps
Physician Mutual - Sales Agents
Saint Francis Community Services – Social Worker & Therapists
Sandhills Publishing – Sales, Marketing, Web Design, Software Development, Database Development
SCORR Marketing – Business Development/Sales/Account Executive/Digital Marketing Manager
Servi-Tech - Full Time and Internships
Shopko Stores – Merchandise Trainee, Store operations management Trainee, Seasonal Internships
Southwestern Advantage – Sales
Stanley Black & Decker – Sales & Marketing Development Program
Strategic Air and Space Museum – Internship, Full-Time Off-Campus, Part-time Off-Campus
TSL Companies – Management Trainees, Junior Programmers
The Andersons- Grain Intern
The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute – Master’s and Doctoral Level Students
The Sherwin Williams Company – Management/Sales Training Program
U.S. Cellular – Sales
University of Nebraska – Counseling & School Psychology Program – Graduate Students
University of Nebraska at Kearney – Graduate Studies & Research – Graduate Students for over 30 programs
UMNC College of Public Health – Graduate School Candidates
University of Nebraska Medical Center – Graduate Research Assistant
Verizon Wireless – Retail Sales
Waddell & Reed - Financial Advisor
Walmart – Management in Training
Wells Fargo Bank – Teller, CSSR, Personal Banker
Werner Enterprises – Customer Service Managers, Fleet Managers
Wyoming Department of Corrections – Correctional Officers
Zyantus - EDI Analyst

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