Career Conference Week

February 26-29, 2024
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All events held in the Memorial Student Center

Computing: Data, Software & Security Career Fair
Monday, February 26
1:00-4:00pm
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Packaging, Print & Design Career Fair
Tuesday, February 27
9:00-11:30am
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Science & Engineering Career Fair
Tuesday, February 27
1:00-4:00pm
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Construction Career Fair
Wednesday, February 28
1:00-4:00pm
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Management: Business, Hospitality & Human Sciences Career Fair
Thursday, February 29
1:00-4:00pm
View Employers

Employer Information

Employer Registration

Registration opens on January 2, 2024 at 8:00am. Register via Handshake to secure your space at the following events:

Registration Inclusions
  • One 8' x 8' space for two representatives
  • One 6' long table (tablecloth upon request)
  • Two chairs
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Electricity/extension cords
  • Parking (in a designated parking lot)
  • Light refreshments
Next-Day On-Campus Interviews (Optional)

Conduct your next-day on-campus interviews (OCI) with students you meet during the career fair. Simply note your request in your registration. Upon approval, it will be noted in your registration confirmation. Space is limited! Questions? Please contact Stef Jax at jaxs@uwstout.edu.

Payment & Invoicing
  • Early Bird Rate: $325 (Jan. 2–Feb. 2, 2024)
  • Regular Rate: $375 (Feb. 3–Feb. 14, 2024)
  • Non-profit/Government/501(c)(3) Rate: $150 (Jan. 2–Feb. 14, 2024)

Payment can be made via credit card or check and must be received before the career fair. Failure to pay, or employers with an outstanding balance, will not be approved into the event until payment is made.

Final invoice will reflect the Early Bird Rates and/or Partnership Program discounts if applicable. A receipt will be emailed when payment is accepted/received.

Employers Guide

Additional details, including shipping, directions, parking, and more, can be found on the Handshake event page for each career fair or in the Career Conference Employers Guide.

Student Information

CAREER CONFERENCE PREP WEEK EVENTS

Blue Devil Prep for Success 

Thursday, February 22, 2024
10:00am-2:00pm
Menomin Lounge, Merle Price Commons

Attending the Spring Career Conference (Feb. 26-29) to meet employers, look for a co-op/internship, or find a professional job after graduation? Leverage your resources in one space for a day. 

  • Free professional profile pictures (11:00am-1:00pm)
  • Resume reviews with Career Coaches
  • Interviewing, networking, LinkedIn, & Handshake tips
  • Access to free professional clothing
  • How to navigate Career Conference
  • Snacks, prizes, and more!

Drop-In Resume Reviews

February 19-21 & 23, 2024
9:00am-3:00pm
Career Services Office, 103 Administration Building

Get ready for the Spring Career Conference (Feb. 26-29) and review your resume with a UW-Stout Career Coach:

  • 15-minute resume reviews (no appointment needed)
  • Bring print or digital copy
VOLUNTEER AT CAREER CONFERENCE
  • Add to your resume
  • Network with employers attending the fair
  • Use it as an opportunity to learn about the fair
  • Get to know other student volunteers 

Faculty Information

Help support and prepare students
  • Share the canvas Career Conference Canvas Course to students
  • Promote the Blue Devil Prep for Success event
  • Refer students to the Career Success Guide
  • Promote Handshake to view and research employers
  • Assign activities for extra credit or other classroom learning outcome alignment:
    • Career Conference Prep Week events such as Drop-In Resume Reviews or Blue Devil Prep for Success*
    • Attendance to any of the career fairs at Career Conference
  • Encourage students to volunteer for the event - several areas align to academic programs

*Career Services tracks attendance and can provide data requests

Help Support Employer Recruiting

​​​​​Refer any employers interested in attending to our Employer Relations Team:

Help Promote your program and the university
  • Attend the event yourself – represent your program and make connections to support collaboration
  • Invite employers into your classrooms 
  • Equip students to represent their program well while attending Career Conference