Career Fair | Career Services | College of Agricultural Sciences | SIU

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Career Fair | Career Services | College of Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Career Fair

There are numerous opportunities for students to attend job recruiting events throughout the academic year.   

To aid students in finding career opportunities, the College of Agricultural Sciences holds one career fair specifically for its students held in the fall semester. In addition, the University holds several "All-Majors" job fairs during the academic year. 

To learn more about the College of Agricultural Sciences job fair, please see below.


College of Agricultural Sciences Career Fair
September 20, 2018
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Company registration begins at 8:00 am
Students arrive at 9:00 am
Registration fee $125
Registration Form
Please join us for the College of Agricultural Sciences Fall 2018 Career Fair located in the large tent on the front lawn of the Agriculture Building. This is a great opportunity to spotlight your company and meet with COAS student body, faculty, and staff!   Registration will begin at 8 a.m.  Students will be arriving for the career fair at 9 am until 2 pm.  You will be issued a packet at registration located outside the tent.  Inside your packet will be an overview of the day, a parking pass, and other information about the College of Agricultural Sciences at SIU.  If overnight accommodations are needed, COAS recommends staying at the Holiday Inn Carbondale.  Contact information for the hotel is below.
Interview rooms will be made available for companies that would like to do onsite interviews the day of the event and/or the following day (September 21, 2018).  This information should be included with your registration form.  This year’s registration fee of $125.00 will provide a light breakfast, a box lunch, and one 8 foot table with 2 chairs.
UCOL 101 – Class Discussion
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
4:30 – 6:30 pm
Ag Building 102
Company representatives will also have the opportunity to talk with the College’s New Student Orientation class, UCOL 101.  UCOL 101 consist of new COAS freshman students as well as some transfer students.  While this class consists of a younger group of students, speaking with this class is a great way to introduce them to your company and yourself.  The amount of time allotted to each company to speak will be determined by the number of companies wanting to attend the class.
Networking Reception
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Holiday Inn Carbondale
The College will also be hosting a networking reception again this year in the conference room at the Holiday Inn.  COAS students, faculty, and staff will be present to network with company representatives and have a fun evening of exchanging ideas and experiences.  Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar for alcohol will be available.
Overnight Accommodations and Networking Reception:
Holiday Inn Carbondale
2300 Reed Station Parkway
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 549-2600
Please contact the hotel directly to make reservations.