Job and Career Opportunities Fair

Fall job & career opportunities fair

Study abroad fair

Accounting and finance interview day



Thursday, September 28, 2017
11:30 A.M. - 1:30 PM
Clarion University, Clarion, PA

For businesses, government, public service and non-profit (501C3) agencies, graduate schools, study abroad providers, global service agencies, military organizations and Clarion University faculty-led study abroad opportunities which have full-time jobs, internships, summer jobs, part-time positions to connect with students and alumni who are seeking these experiences.

Sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Development and the Office of International Programs.

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Job Fair Schedule
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.            Recruiter Check-In and Set-Up
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.            Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.              Fair Exhibit Hall Open
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.                Booth Tear Down

Interview Schedule (Optional)
* To conduct interviews before, during or after the fair, please check the interviewing option that best meets your needs on your job fair registration form. We will contact you with more details by mid-August.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.              Pre-selected/Pre-scheduled Interviews with Accounting and Finance students
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.              Optional Interviews at your booth or in the interview room
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                Optional Interviews for all academic programs in the interview room only

Registration Types/Fees

*Study Abroad and Faculty-led travel abroad programs - contact The Office of International Programs for registration information.

All fee-paying registration types include registration for two recruiters, parking, hospitality, wireless internet access, one table and two chairs, and a listing in the online and printed directory.

  • Early Bird (now - August 10, 2017):  $50.00
  • Regular (August 11 - September 7, 2017):  $75.00
  • Late (After September 7, 2017):  $100.00

Additional recruiters: $25.00 for each additional recruiter for all deadlines.

Registration Form*
Organizations with existing accounts in Career Connections: 
The link to the registration form is online on your Career Connections account home page - Attend Events section or Events tab.   Click here to log-in to your account.  Call Lisa at 814-393-2324 if you do not see these links on your account or if you have forgotten your account information. 

New Accounts:
Click here to create a new account on Career Connections.  After your "Employer" account is approved, the link to the registration form can be accessed through your Career Connections account home page - Attend Events section or Events tab.

*Study Abroad and Faculty-led travel abroad programs - contact The Office of International Programs for registration information.

Employer Sponsorship Opportunities
Opportunities to increase your brand recognition at Clarion University! Expand your organizations visibility with CU students, alumni, faculty and staff, and support the Center for Career and Professional Development's efforts to provide quality services by becoming a sponsor. The "sponsorship opportunities" document provides you three ways that your organization can partner with our office and gain exceptional promotional value. To discuss a sponsorship level, please contact Bill Bailey, Director, Center for Career and Professional Development at; 814-393-2323; 419 Becht Hall, 840 Wood Street, Clarion, PA 16214-1232.

After your registration is approved, a confirmation form/invoice page will be sent to you. Please PRINT your invoice and include it with a check made payable to Clarion University. Mail payment to:

   Center for Career and Professional Development
   Attn: Lisa Deemer
   Clarion University
   840 Wood St.
   419 Becht Hall
   Clarion, PA 16214-1232

This information is provided to facilitate processing of Vendor ID and Purchase Orders (if applicable):

A full refund of the registration fee will be made if a written cancellation is received two weeks prior to the event. No refunds are issued after the event.


  • This event is located in the Multi-purpose Room on the 2nd floor of the Gemmell Student Complex
  • One table, tablecloth and two chairs will be provided.
  • You may place a banner or display on or behind your table (6' x 3').
  • Signs are not permitted to be taped or tacked to walls.
  • Wireless Internet service is available. You must provide your own laptop/tablet and wireless card.
  • A limited number of electrical outlets will be made available on a first-registered, first-served basis.
  • Organizations must supply their own audio/visual equipment and extension cords.

The registration fee includes lunch and beverage service.  Lunch tickets will be provided upon check-in to fee-paying recruiters for The Golden Grill Food Court and Ritazza Coffee Shop which are conveniently located on the first floor of the Gemmell Student Center. Recruiters are encouraged to stagger their lunch break so that each table has at least one representative available to talk with students.

Lodging Information

Directions and Campus Map

Event Parking Map

Parking and Unloading Materials

  • Commuter Lot 14, Payne Street, Clarion, PA, 16214 or Employee Lot 12, Thorn Street, Clarion, PA 16214
  • Parking permits will be sent by email at least one week prior to the event to the Primary Contact Person and recruiters for whom email addresses were provided.  Print the permit and place it on your dash board. 
  • If you chose to park at a metered space, you will need to feed the meter. Parking tickets will be the responsibility of the recruiter.
  • Volunteers may be available between Gemmell Student Center and Commuter Lot 16 (see Event Parking Map) from 10 - 11:00 am to help recruiters transport materials.  Stop there first should you need assistance with your materials.

Check-in and Name Tags
Check-in will be between 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in the Gemmell Multi-purpose room, 2nd Floor.  Please bring your company name tag or ID. If you do not have one, blank name tags will be provided.

Shipping of Materials and Displays
We will accept shipments prior to the event. Include the name of your organization on the package so we can deliver it to your table on the day of the event.  Mail items to:

    Center for Career and Professional Development
    Attn: Diana Brush
    419 Becht Hall, Clarion University
    840 Wood St.
    Clarion, PA 16214-1232

As a courtesy to those organizing the fair, please call the organization with which you registered should your organization/agency need to cancel your registration for this event.

You can advertise your visit to campus in our weekly campus newspaper (distributed on Thursdays.) Contact The Clarion Call, Clarion University, 270 Gemmell, Clarion, PA 16214-1232. Phone: 814-393-2380. Email: In addition, you may advertise on our campus radio station, WCUC, 91.7 FM at 814-393-2330.

Clarion University Center for Career and Professional Development:  814-393-2324 or email at
Office of International Programs:  Ms. Marcy Marcy Schlueter at 814-393-2340

Last Updated 4/9/18