Career Expo

Notice

Career Expo & Education Career Fair Postponed to April 7th

Thursday, April 7th
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Springfield Expo Center - 635 E. St. Louis Street, Springfield, MO

Directions to the Springfield EXPO Center: http://springfieldexpo.com/contact-us/

Students

See Handshake Information about the Career Expo

Registration to the career fair is preferred but is not required.

WHO IS INVITED TO ATTEND THE CAREER EXPO?

We are inviting ALL Students and Alumni of any major and any class levels from MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITYDRURY UNIVERSITYEVANGEL UNIVERSITY, and SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY to attend this all-inclusive career fair.

Recruiters from businesses, government agencies, health organizations, construction & manufacturing companies, nonprofit organizations, public and private school systems, and graduate schools are invited to attend this major hiring event.  Come prepared to meet with a variety of employers from various industries as they will be recruiting for internships and full-time positions.  It's also a great networking opportunity for down-the-road future employers!

Shuttle Service (Missouri State University students):

  • Continuous-looping shuttle service is provided from campus locations to the Expo Center between 10:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m., with stops at Bear Park SouthPlaster Student UnionBear Park North, and the front door of the Springfield Expo Center.
  • Students may also take the Kentwood shuttle (Blue Shuttle Route) and walk across the street.

Parking Options

  • Lot 39 is open parking with any university parking permit. It is located south of Kentwood Hall; enter the lot from Walnut St.
  • Parking is available in the Jordan Valley Car Park at 815 E. St. Louis St. (just east of the Expo Center) - $10 for the day, cash or credit accepted.
  • Some parking may be available across the street in the University Plaza Convention Center parking lot.
  • Other options may be available near the Expo Center.

Professional Headshot - Photographer available

  • Photographers will be available during the career fair for individuals who would like to have a professional headshot for their LinkedIn profiles. A digital copy will be available for purchase for $5 through Photographic Services, and any Career Expo attendee is eligible to take advantage of this service.

UPCOMING CAREER FAIR PREP EVENTS:
Please watch for updates to the Career Expo particulars, and for any changes.

CAREER FAIR WORKSHOPS and RESUME MADNESS EVENTS (Missouri State University students)

Get tips, advice, and answers to your questions about the Career Fair on the following DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS:

  • Thursday,   February 10   10:00 am                Temple Hall, Room 143
  • Tuesday,    February 15     1:00 pm                   Meyer Library, Room 101
  • Thursday,   February 16  10:00 am - 3:00 pm   Glass Hall Atrium - Second Floor (near Room 276)
    • This 2/16 event at 10am is a Resume Madness
  • Thursday,   February 16   1:00 pm https://missouristate.zoom.us/j/92218284641
  • Tuesday,February 22 2:00 pm https://missouristate.zoom.us/j/92367787420
  • Wednesday,  February 23  1:00 pm Glass Hall, Room 108

Professional attire is expected to be worn at the Career Expo 

It is strongly recommended that all attendees participate in a Career Fair Workshop & have Resume reviewed prior to the Career Expo.

Employers

Employers are invited to attend our annual Career Expo (open to all current students / alumni of Missouri State University, Drury University, Evangel University & Southwest Baptist University).

Registration

Standard rate: $400

Non-Profit Organizations/Government rate: $275

Employer Career Expo RegistrationClick here to register!

Registration Deadline: February 10, 2022

All payments for registration are due by February 10, 2022.

Credit card transactions charge a 2.75% processing fee after transaction

for the Career Expo.

 

 

Shuttle service

  • Continuous-looping shuttle service is provided from campus locations to the Expo Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. and ending by 4:00 p.m., with stops at Bear Park South, Carrington Hall, Plaster Student Union, the Jordan Valley Car Park, and the front door of the Expo Center.
  • Students may also take the Kentwood shuttle and walk across the street.

Parking options

  • Lot 39 is open parking with any university parking permit. It is located south of Kentwood Hall; enter the lot from Walnut St.
  • Parking is available in the Jordan Valley Car Park at 815 E. St. Louis St. (just east of the Expo Center). The cost is $5 (cash only).
  • Some parking may be available across the street in the University Plaza Convention Center parking lot.
  • Other options may be available near the Expo Center.

Prepare for the career expo

Professional headshots from Photographic Services

For individuals who would like to have a professional photograph for their LinkedIn profiles, photographers will be available during the event to take professional headshots. These can be purchased for $5 through Photographic Services.