Thursday, Sept. 24th, 2020
9 AM – 5 PM
Virtual Jobs Fair
Are you looking for a student who likes to understand how and why things work? A student who is passionate about computers, electronics, technology and cyber stuff? Someone who is interested in developing innovative solutions in fields like computer engineering, mathematics, computer science, management information systems, software engineering, etc.?
This event includes Day 2 of the Fall Career Expo that typically happens in-person during the fall semester.
This fair connects employers with students and alumni to discuss or interview for internship and/or career opportunities in the mathematics, information technology and computer science areas.
The STEM – IT and Computer Science Jobs Fair will be held virtually with registration for both employers and students managed through CAREERLINK.
>> Employer Registration Information <<
The registration deadline for employers is 4:00 pm CST on Thursday, August 20th, 2020.
You may contact Briana Nupdal to inquire about registering after this deadline. Please know that there will be an additional fee to register after this deadline.
Check out this resource document for step-by-step instructions on registering for our fall virtual fairs: Employer Toolkit!
Please register to attend this event by clicking the dark green “Register” button in the top right-hand corner of this event information page and by completing the event registration on the next page. Be sure to click the submit button at the bottom of the page to submit your registration.
Documentation of 501(c)(3) status must be submitted to Briana Nupdal, before registration at the discounted rate will be approved.
Please allow 24 – 48 hours for Career and Advising Center Staff to review and approve your event registration.
Upon registration approval, you will receive an automatically generated email with an attached invoice. See Employer Payment Information section below for additional payment information.
If you need to make changes to your event registration after it has been approved, please contact Briana Nupdal.
Included in the event registration:
> Opportunity to connect with NDSU students and alumni in a COVID-19 free environment
> Event set up specifically for your company in CAREERLINK
> Schedules set up for (2) of your recruiters to meet with students during the event
> Promotion of the event to students on campus
> Instructions provided to students on how to register to meet with you during the event
If you’d like to have more than 2 schedules for recruiters to visit with students during the event, there is a fee of $50 per additional schedule.
Want to further promote that you are attending the fair?
Check out our new marketing sponsorship options!
Featured Event Sponsor! (limited to 3 companies):
> Company shout-out in event related emails sent to all students and registered alumni
> Company shout-out on all 4 social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram)
> Company logo included on event website
Event Sponsor! (limited to 9 companies):
> Company logo included on event website
>> Employer Payment Information <<
Note that your fair schedule will NOT be created in CAREERLINK for students to view or register until your invoice is paid in full – please pay immediately after receiving the invoice.
Payments will only be accepted through our online payment system – by credit card, debit card or electronic check. Mailed paper checks will NOT be accepted.
If you need your invoice resent to you or have questions regarding the payment process, please contact our Business Coordinator, Brenda Vertin.
>> OCIs (On-Campus Interviews) <<
We are offering the ability to hold virtual OCIs associated with the fall virtual career fairs. Included in the additional $100 fee is the opportunity to have up to four schedules created for virtual OCIs (i.e. have four recruiters available to meet with four different students at the same time). You may add additional schedules to your registration for an additional fee.
If you are holding OCIs, please register your OCI in CAREERLINK and it will be approved after we have received your payment.
Please contact Pat Breen, Employer Partnerships Manager, with any questions relating to OCIs.
>> Prepping for the Career Fair <<
- Check out your job and internship postings in CAREERLINK… be sure to make any updates or add any new opportunities before the fair!
- Update your employer profile
- Ensure the settings for your meeting platform of choice are set up
- Briana will be updating this list with additional items… check back soon!
>> Policies <<
Refund of the registration fee (MINUS a 20% administrative fee) will be given for cancellations received on or before September 14th, 2020. Cancellation requests must be emailed to Briana Nupdal and Brenda Vertin. Cancellation requests received after September 14th, 2020 for event registration and additional schedules will not be refunded.
No refunds will be made for an organization who is a “no-show” the day of the event for any reason. This will apply to both in-person or virtual events.
Technology Glitch Policy:
In the event of a technology glitch at our end, we will reschedule the event. In the event of a technology glitch at the company’s end, we will handle the rescheduling on a case-by-case basis. No refunds will be made in either case. No refunds will be made due to technology issues caused by using non-supported devices/software, or due to connectivity issues by either party.
>> Employer Resources <<
Employer Toolkit Part I… Registering for a virtual career fair at NDSU
Employer Toolkit Part II… Creating a schedule for students to meet with you during the fair
Google Form to complete for to create schedule
Employer To-Do List… To-Do list of items to do to prepare before the virtual fairs