Mary Daake
UNK director of Academic and Career Services, 308.865.8932

Approximately 60 employers and six graduate schools will be represented at the spring Career Fair at the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

The Career Fair, which is open to the general public as well as to UNK students and alumni, gives attendees the opportunity to meet and talk with potential future employers. There is no fee to attend.

The event, sponsored by UNK Academic and Career Services, will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Ponderosa Room, which is located in the Nebraskan Student Union. After 2 p.m., there will be opportunity for full job interviews with some participating employers.

“For students getting ready to go out on the job search, this is one more opportunity to contact employers who are looking to hire,” said Mary Daake, director of UNK Academic and Career Services.

Attendees may email their resume to Joni Weed, employer services, as several employers have indicated that they would like to have resumes prior to the fair. Resumes should be submitted no later than Tuesday, Feb. 15.

A pre-fair reception will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Alumni House, located on at 2222 Ninth Ave. Attendees will have an opportunity to network  with potential employers during the reception.

Participants may arrive at the Alumni House at 4 p.m. to practice networking skills before the potential employers arrive. Registration with the Academic and Career Services Office is requested for the reception by Friday, Feb. 18. Individuals can register to attend the reception by called 308-865-8501.

For more information or assistance in preparing for the fair, individuals can call the Academic and Career Services Office at 308.865.8501.

Participating Organizations

Aerotek – Recruiter/Sales
Aflac – Sales Associate
Applied Underwriters – Account Manager, Business Development Representative, Software Developer, Account Clerk, Assistant Underwriter, Claims Adjuster
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) – Microbiology Laboratory Technician, Lab Technician, Quality Analyst
Army National Guard – to be determined
Baldwin Filters – to be determined
Bankers Life & Casualty -Financial Advisor, Branch Office Sales Management Insurance Agent
Boys Town – Teachers, Summer School Teachers, Public Relations Interns, Summer Youth Supervisors
Buckle Inc – Management Development Program (FT Sale & Management Internships (FT & PT)
Builders – to be determined
Cabelas Distribution Center – Distribution Supervisors, Business Partners
Cargill – to be determined
Cleveland Chiropractic College   
Contryman Solutions Group – to be determined
Creighton University – The most critical part of Creighton Law School’s foundation for professional excellence is the academic program. A Creighton education equips you for a lifetime of learning. Creighton stresses fundamentals – analytical reasoning and communication skills.
Crete Carrier Corporation – Accounting, Information Technology, Marketing, Operations/Logistics, Risk Management
DeBruce Companies – Commodities Merchandiser
Department of Health & Human Services – Accounting, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Data Analysis, Developmental Disabilities, Education, Gerontology, Human Resources, Information Technology, Lw, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical and Occasional Therapy, Physics, Psychology, Public Health, Quality Control, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Pathology and Vocational Education
Enterprise Rent-a-Car – Management Trainee, Summer Management Trainee Internship
Family Heritage – to be determined
Farm Bureau Financial Services – Farm Bureau Agent
Fiserv – Client Service Analyst, Software Engineer Intern
Forest Pharmaceutical – Territory Sales Representatives
Grand Island Physical Therapy – Speech Language Pathologists
Good Samaritan Hospital – variety of positions – part time and full time
Hamilton Telecommunications – to be determined
Hy-Vee – Full Time Management and Internships
Kearney Volunteer Fire Department – Volunteer Firefighter
Kraft Foods – Merchandising Positions, Sales Representative
MIPS – Software Developer
Marine Officer Programs – Marine Officers
Monsanto – Plant Operation
Mutual of Omaha – Financial Advisors, Internships
Nebraska Book Company – Store Manager Trainee, Information Technology, Marketing
Northwestern Mutual– to be determined
Progressive Insurance – It Operations Analyst, ITG Operations Intern, Programming Intern, Systems Test Engineer Intern, Business Systems Analyst Intern
Rep. Adrian Smith – to be determined
Sandhills Publishing – Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, International Business, Software Development, Web/Multimedia, Graphic Artist, Editorial
Servi-Tech Inc – Limited Full Time and internships opportunities available in Nebraska for crop consulting
Sirius Computer Solutions – Engineering
Social Security Administration – Claim Representative & Service Representative
Southwestern Summer Program – Summer Job Openings – visit website for additional information
TSL Companies – Accounting -Account Management -Human Resources -Information Technology -Customer Service -Safety -Fleet Management -Operations
United States District Court – to be determined
University of Nebraska College of Law – Seeking prospective law students
UNK Financial Aid Office – representative available for questions about your financial aid
UNK Graduate Studies & Research – 30 high-quality graduate programs
UNMC College of Public Health – Certificate, MPH, MD/MPG, MPH/MSW, PhD
U.S. Army Healthcare – to be determined
U.S. Navy Officer Program – Engineering, Administrative, Health Care, Aviation, Business/Supply, Construction, Cryptology, Intelligence, Computer, ETC
USDA – Farm Service Agency – County Executive Director Trainee and Farm  Loan Officer Trainee
Verizon – Retail Leadership Development
Viaero Wireless – Full Time and Part Time Retail Sale Associate and Store Manager
Walgreens – Pharmacy Interns – Community Pharmacists – Community
Werner Enterprises – to be determined
Wells Fargo – Lead Tellers, Tellers, Customer Sales and Service Representative, Personal Banker
Xpanxion – to be determined