184 Employers Will Be Hiring at the STEM Career Fair Wednesday, Sept. 28

Over 180 employers hiring at the STEM Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Bud Walton Arena.

Over 180 employers hiring at the STEM Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Bud Walton Arena.

A record-breaking 184 employers and organizations will be recruiting students in the STEM fields for jobs, internships and co-op positions at the STEM Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The University Career Development Center, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, will host the fair from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena.

The STEM Career Fair is designed for all U of A students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math. However, any student interested in working in any of these fields is also invited to attend, regardless of major. Over 180 employers from around the country have registered for the fair to meet, network with and potentially hire talented U of A students for their internships, co-ops and full-time positions.

Attending the fair speeds up the interview and hiring process, as many companies interview on campus the day after the fair!

Students are encouraged to attend the STEM Career Fair to identify employment opportunities, expand their network, polish their interview skills, learn industry information and gather information about companies. 

It is important for students to prepare for the STEM fair and bring several copies of your resume. Employers will be available to review students' resumes at the STEM Fair Employer Resume Reviews scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge. No appointment or registration required. Students can also register to attend the Pre-STEM Mixer the evening before the STEM Fair from 5-8 p.m. to network and learn about hiring opporunities of 50 STEM organizations.

Students may catch a shuttle to and from the career fair at Bell Engineering (Dickson Street side) starting at 9:15 a.m. for Tau Beta Pi students and 9:30 a.m. for all students. The last pickup from Bell to Bud Walton before the lunch break will be 11:30 a.m. The fair will close from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. The shuttle will resume pickup after the lunch break at Bell Engineering starting at 12:45 p.m. The last shuttle from Bell Engineering to the fair leaves at 3 p.m. with the last return from Bud Walton to Bell Engineering being 4 p.m.

Business casual attire is required to attend.

View a list of the 184 organizations attending and filter by major, job type, location and more.

Contacts

KayLee Simmons, director of career events
University Career Development Center
479-575-6199, ksim02@uark.edu

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