Spring Career Expo Employer Information

Day 1   |   Agriculture, Business, Humanities & Social Science Career Expo and Marketing & Sales Hiring Fair
                   Tuesday, February 9th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Fargodome

Day 2   |   Engineering, Design, Science & Technology and Marketing & Sales Hiring Fair
                   Wednesday, February 10th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Fargodome

Event Information

The Spring Career Expo is a two-day event. It is open to all NDSU students, NDSU alumni, and students from area 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education. This fair is not open to the general public.

The Spring Career Expo provides an excellent opportunity to connect with students to discuss or interview for current and/or future career-related employment and co-op/internship opportunities. Last year, over 250 employers and approximately 1,400 students and alumni attended this event. Both days of the expo are open to students in ALL majors.

** NOTE: This event is only for bona fide employers looking to fill internships and full-time positions that require or prefer at least a four-year degree. Anyone wanting to participate for the sole purpose of promoting anything except jobs may not attend. Third Party Recruiters may not attend this event. **

NDSU houses 7 distinct colleges with a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs:

Employer Registration Information

Registration for the Spring Career Expo begins at 8:00 a.m. CST on November 1, 2019.

Please register for this event in CAREERLINK. If you do not yet have a CAREERLINK account, here are some steps to set up your account and to register for an event.

Registrations submitted after 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, January 19th, 2020 will be considered Late Registrations and will be charged at a higher registration fee.

The late registration deadline is 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020.

Registration Dates Registration 1 Day Both Days
November 1, 2019 (8:00 a.m.) – December 31, 2019 (4 p.m.) Regular $400 $550
December 31, 2019 (4:01 p.m.) – January 21, 2020 (4 p.m.) Late $500 $650

If you’re wanting to register after the deadline, contact Briana Nupdal, Events Manager, at (701) 231-7172 or at briana.nupdal@ndsu.edu to see if space is available.

Registration Includes:

  • 10′ x 10′ booth space
  • (1) 8′ table
  • registration for (2) representatives ($10 for each additional rep, per day)
  • (2) chairs
  • tablecloth (limited supply available – first come/first served)
  • electrical power
  • wireless internet access
  • Day 1: lunch and refreshments
  • Day 2: morning snacks, lunch and refreshments

Registration Add-On Options:

Extra Company Representative for 1 Day of the Expo (per person) $10
Extra Company Representative for Both Days of the Expo (per person) $20
Extra Booth Space for 1 Day of the Expo $400
Extra Booth Space for Both Days of the Expo $550
Featured Sponsor (10 spots available – priority booth placement at event, logo displayed at event, on the Career and Advising Center website and included in the campus newspaper ad) $1,000
Electronic/Website/Newspaper Ad (logo displayed on the Career and Advising Center website, at the event and in campus newspaper ad) $250
Newspaper Ad (logo in campus newspaper ad) $100

If you are purchasing an advertising option, please email your company logo to briana.nupdal@ndsu.edu by 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, January 19, 2020. The preferred logo formats are: eps vector file or a print quality 300 dpi jpeg, gif, or png.

Employer Payment Information

The regular registration payment deadline is 4 p.m. CST on Thursday, January 21, 2020.

**New for 2020** Unpaid regular registrations will be automatically changed to the late registration amount after the regular registration payment deadline.

The late registration payment deadline is 4 p.m. CST on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

The registration fee must be paid by electronic check, credit card, or debit card ONLY and must be paid in full in order to have access to your booth space.

After your company’s registration has been approved, you will receive an automatically generated email with your invoice attached and the link to the payment site. If you do not receive this email within 48 hours of completing your registration, please check your spam/junk folder or contact Briana at briana.nupdal@ndsu.edu.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation notification is appreciated so we may inform students. Refund of the registration fee (minus a $50 administrative fee) will be given for cancellations received by 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, January 23, 2020. There is no refund of the registration fee for cancellations after 4 p.m. CST on January 23, 2020.

Contingencies:

  • If North Dakota State University closes due to inclement weather or any other unforeseen campus emergency, this event will be cancelled.
  • In the event of such a cancellation, up to 50% of the organization’s registration fee will be refunded.
  • Consult the following for official news of a university closing: NDSU website (www.ndsu.edu),
    AM 970 WDAY radio, Career and Advising Center voice mail 701-231-7111.
  • In the event an organization cancels because of bad weather in their area or any other unforeseen circumstance, the Career and Advising Center will determine if a 50% refund is to be made.
  • No refunds will be made for an organization who is a “no-show” the day of the event for any reason.

OCIs (On-Campus Interviews)

  • Interviews for the Spring Career Expo will be conducted on the upper level of the Fargodome on February 12 and 13, 2020.
  • To reserve interview table(s) along with your interviewing preferences, contact Pat Breen, Employer Partnerships Manager | pat.breen@ndsu.edu | 701.231.8464

Shipping Information

NOTE:  Any items shipped directly to the NDSU Career and Advising Center and/or the Fargodome will be REFUSED.

Shipping through FedEx Express:

  • Contact Christopher Martins at christopher.martens@fedex.com to arrange details and receive the shipping address. The Career and Advising Center will coordinate the delivery of items to the Fargodome from FedEx Express.
  • Materials must be shipped through FedEx Express – not FedEx Ground or any other shipping company.
  • FedEx Express is not responsible or liable for any packages that are not shipped through FedEx Express.
  • There are no additional fee(s) – just standard shipping costs.
  • Displays may be delivered to FedEx Express no earlier than Thursday, Feb. 6th.

Shipping through UPS:

  • There will be a $25 fee (payable to The UPS Store) for delivery of display and/or materials to the Fargodome and a $25 fee for return shipment of display and/or materials from the Fargodome.
  • Contact Jeff, The UPS Store at 701-235-9505 to arrange payment and receive shipping address. The Career and Advising Center will coordinate the delivery of items to the Fargodome from The UPS Store.
  • UNPAID SHIPMENTS WILL BE REFUSED by the UPS Store and not be delivered to the event.
  • Displays may be shipped up to one week in advance of the event to the UPS Store.

Career Fair Plus App

The Career Fair Plus app includes the company description, majors you indicated that you are hiring for, position types and titles that you indicated that you are hiring for, and your company website.

The information included in the app is taken from your event registration. You may make changes by updating your event registration or by letting Briana know at briana.nupdal@ndsu.edu.

You may download the app to your Android or Apple device from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

Additional General Event Information

Event Location

The Career Expo is held at the Fargodome
1800 North University Drive
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 241-9100

NDSU Campus Map

Parking & Unloading

  • Unloading and parking will take place at the NORTH end of the Fargodome.
  • You may drive your vehicle into the loading dock entrance and drive down on the Fargodome floor.
  • If you do not wish to drive your vehicle into the loading dock entrance, please walk down the loading dock to enter the Fargodome.
  • Students will be available to assist in the unloading/loading process.
  • Parking is FREE; no permit required.

Lodging Options near NDSU

Candlewood Suites
1831 NDSU Research Park Drive
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 235-8200
*Ask for NDSU rate.

Homewood Suites
2021 16th Street North
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 235-3150

Red Roof Inn
1921 44th Street SW
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 281-8240
*Ask for NDSU rate.

MainStay Suites
1901 44th Street SW
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 277-4627
*Ask for NDSU rate.

Expressway Suites
4303 17th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58103
(877) 239-4303
*Ask for NDSU rate.

You can view a listing of hotel/motel options on the following website: Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau

Additional Questions?

If you need additional information or have a special request, please contact:
Briana Nupdal, Events Manager
Briana.Nupdal@ndsu.edu  | 701.231.7172