Mary Daake
UNK director of Academic and Career Services, 308.865.8932

University of Nebraska at Kearney will host a Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room.

The Career Fair, which is free and 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.

A pre-fair reception for UNK juniors and seniors will be held Monday, Feb 20, from 5-7 p.m. at the Kearney Country Club, located at 2800 19th Ave. The reception will bring students, faculty and business professionals together to build relationships and network for jobs and internships, according to Joni Weed, UNK Career Services. Students wishing to attend the reception must RSVP to Sponsors for the reception are the UNK College of Business and Technology and the University of Nebraska Foundation.

The Technology Breakfast will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the Nebraskan Student Union from 8:30-10 a.m. The breakfast is for employers interested in meeting students from management information systems, telecommunications and computer science.

Employers need to contact Weed at or 308.865.8501 to attend either the pre-fair reception or the Technology Breakfast.

The Career Fair is being sponsored by The Buckle, Crete Carrier Corporation, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Southwestern and Verizon Wireless.

Among the participating organizations are:

Adams Land & Cattle Company – Multiple – IT, Accounting
Aerotek – Business Administration, Business, Communications, Marketing
AXIS Captial Inc – Sales, Marketing & Management
Baldwin Filters – Finance, Marketing, Entry level Management, Purchasing and International Sales
Becton Dickinson – Cost Accountant, Supervisor (Columbus & Holdrege)
Buckle Inc – Sales & Management Internship, Management Development Program
CHI-NE/Good Samaritan Hospital – Multiple Positions
C & A Industries, Inc – Account Manger, Recruiter
Central Confinement Service Ltd – Architectural Drafting
Chief Industries, Inc – Human Resources, Industrial Distribution, Accounting, Civil Engineering, Hospitality, Construction
Congressman Adrian Smith – Internships
Consolidated Electrical Distributors – Sales and Management Training Program
Contryman Solutions Group – Accountants
Credit Management Services, Inc – Management Trainee
Crete Carrier Corporation – Operations Associate, Marketing Associate, Marketing Intern, Accounting Intern
Emporia University – Graduate School Students
Enterprise Rent-A-Car – Management Trainee, Summer Management Trainee Internship
Family Heritage – Sales Manager
Farm Bureau Insurance Services – Agent and Sales Associate
Farmers Insurance Group – Licensed Insurance Agent
Fiserv – Client Service Analyst, Software Engineer
Gavilon, LLC – Merchandiser Trainee, Merchandiser Intern, Operations Trainee, operations Intern, Agronomy Sales, Logistics Coordinator, Facility Project Manager
Grand Island Physical Therapy – Speech Language Pathologists
HUDL – Coach Support Specialist, Software Engineer
HUMANeX Ventures – Client Service Intern, IMPACTeX Technology Intern
INTERN NE – Internships
MIPS – Computer Programming (coding with .NET mainly)
Marine Officer Programs – Marine Officer Programs
Modern Woodmen – not available at this time
Mosaic – Direct Support with the opportunity for career advancement
Nebraska Book Company – Manager in Training
Northstar Financial Services Group – Fund Accountant positions, Interns
Northwestern Mutual – College/Full-time Representatives
Phillips County Economic Development – All positions across many degrees
Pramac America LLC – HR/EHS Manager
Progressive Swine Technologies – Leadership Development
Sandhills Publishing – Sandhills offers exciting careers and paid summer internships – please visit website for specific listings
Servi-Tech Inc. – Summer Intern
Southwestern – Salesperson
State Farm – Agency Apprentice
TSL Companies – Management Trainee
The Sherwin Williams Company – Management /Sales Trainee, College Intern
UNK CT Ryan Library – Promoting Library Resources for Researching Job market Trends
UNK Counseling & School Psychology – Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling, School Psychology, Student Affairs
UNK Business & Technology Department
UNK Financial Aid – Information about your financial aid
UNK Graduate Studies & Research – 30 high-quality graduate programs
UNMC College of Public Health – Bachelor’s Masters Degree
US Army Recruiting Battalion – All positions – visit website
USDA Farm Service Agency – Technical, FLOTS, COT’s
Valley Medical Management Services – Business Office Positions
Verizon Wireless – Customer Service Representative
Viaero Wireless – Store Managers in Training
Waddell & Reed Inc – Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo Bank – Teller, Personal Banker, Intern, Customer Sales & Service Representative
Werner Enterprises – Customer Service Manger, Operations Coordinator