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Career Events

Each semester we offer a variety of on-campus events that promote career development and job searching. We also promote off-campus events including job and career fairs. We hope you take advantage of these opportunities as all have no- or low-cost fees.

Fall Career Events

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My First Resume
September 20
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center

Career Treks

Wipfli CPAs and Consultants and Avionte Software
Friday, September 22
Woodbury, MN and Eagan, MN
Bus Departs Pay Lot 1: 8:15 a.m. 
Wipfli Facility Tour and Company Presentation: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
Avionte Presentation and Tour: 11:15-1:30 p.m. (refreshments provided)
Registration Deadline: Monday, September 18th

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Area Graduate Schools Visiting Campus
September 25-28
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Heritage Hall, Main Entryway of the University Center

GRE Strategy Workshops 
September 26
3:00 - 4:30 p.m., 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theatre, University Center 

Demystifying the Graduate School Application Process
Presented By: Director of Graduate Admissions at the University of Minnesota
September 27
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theatre, University Center

Mastering the Graduate School Personal Statement
September 28
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theatre, University Center

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Teacher Candidate Professional Development Day
September 29
7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
University Center

Resume Roundtable
Resume Roundtables
October 10
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
210 South Hall (Student Lounge)
Must be a College of Business and Economics Student
Resume Roundtable Registration Instructions:
1. Log in to your Hire-a-Falcon account via the “Current Students” tab on the following page using your W# and university password:
. Click on the “Jobs” tab at the top of the page and then “On-campus Interviews”
3. Click “UWRF-Career Services – CBE Resume Roundtable” in the middle of your screen
4. Click “Resume Roundtable” under “Related Jobs” in the middle of your screen
5. Click the “Apply Now” green button in the right corner of your screen
6. Please DO NOT upload any documents, even when prompted by the system.  Simply click the green “Apply” button
7. You should now see a list of all available resume roundtable timeslots.  Select a “Take Slot” green button for a corresponding time that works for you.  Please only select one
8. Be sure to record your time slot and location as attendance is required once you sign up!  Bring a printed copy of your resume with you and show up 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time

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Networking Social
October 10
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Falcons's Nest, University Center

Career Fair
October 11
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Riverview Ballroom, University Center

On-Campus Interviews
Thursday, October 12 & Friday, October 13
Visit employers at their Career Fair booths to potentially receive an interview

Covance Information Session
October 11
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Eau Galle Room, 332 University Center

Agropur Information Session
October 11
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Apple River Room, 333 University Center

ACR Homes Job Info Q&A
October 12
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Falls Room, Lower Level University Center
Pizza will be provided!!

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Government & Nonprofit Job & Internship Fair  - Free to UWRF Students and Alumni
October 20
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
University of Minnesota, Coffman Memorial Union
Pre-register by October 13th in the "Events" tab on the top of your Hire-a-Falcon account.
Pre-registration is not required. 
Please bring your student ID and/or resume with UWRF education information included.

Career Treks

Royal Credit Union and Leinenkugel's
Friday, October 27
Eau Claire, WI
Bus Departs Pay Lot 1: 7:45 a.m.
Royal Credit Union Tour and Company Presentation: 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Lunch: 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (provided by RCU)
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Tour and Presentation: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 20


Mock Interview Day
November 2
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 20th
Riverview Ballroom, University Center

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Science Forum
November 3
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Kinnickinnic Theater/St. Croix Room, University Center

Americorps VISTA Virtual Information Session
November 7
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. CST

Career Treks
Best Maid Cookie Company, Turnkey Corrections & JETPUBS
Friday, November 10
River Falls, WI and Hudson, WI
Bus Departs Pay Lot 1: 8:30 a.m.
Best Maid Cookie Company: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Turnkey Corrections: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
JETPUBS: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 3

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Etiquette Dinner
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Nov 8
Registration Form
November 14
Event Check-In: 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Event: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Riverview Ballroom, University Center


Upcoming On-Campus Interviews

October 11th
AgReliant Genetics, LLC.
**See note below for October 11th interviews.

October 12th
ACR Homes
Cintas Corporation
Northwestern Mutual
Compeer Financial
Turnkey Corrections
Land O'Lakes/Winfield United
Allied Cooperative
SoMinn Agronomics
Riesterer & Schnell
WS Ag Center
Milk Specialties Global
Countryside Cooperative
Agropur, Inc.
Hydrite Chemical Company
**See note below for all October 12th interviews.

October 17th
Farm Credit Administration
Apply via: by October 12th.  Visit with Farm Credit Administration at the Networking Social as well!

October 18th
ACR Homes
**See note below for October 18th interviews.

NOTE: Most employers interviewing in connection with the Career Fair will not have their interview schedules listed in Hire-a-Falcon.  These companies will instead be handing out interview invitations to candidates of interest during the Career Fair (visit their booths), or will follow-up with candidates of interest after the Career Fair to schedule on-campus interviews.

Virtual Career Fairs

Social Work Grad School Virtual Fair--October 3rd

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair--October 3rd

Psychology Grad School Virtual Fair--October 4th

Optometry School Virtual Fair--October 4th

Higher Education Virtual Career Fair--October 6th

Computer Science and Technology Graduate School Virtual Fair--October 10th

Education Graduate School Virtual Fair--October 17th

Veteran's Virtual Career Fair--October 19th

Engineering Graduate School Fair--October 19th

Virtual Career Fair for People With Disabilities--November 15th

College Athlete Virtual Career and Graduate School Fair--November 15th

Public Health School Fair--November 16th


Career Fair Websites

WI Campus-Hosted Career Fairs  Attend a fair on another campus.

School District Fairs in Wisconsin

School District Fairs Nationally

Minnesota Public Career Fairs


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Career Services, Division of Student Affairs
M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
211 Hagestad Hall

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