Students, employers converge Feb. 21-22 for Career Conference
February 16, 2017
Approximately 340 employers are expected for the UW-Stout
Spring Career Conference, to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and
Wednesday, Feb. 21-22, in the Multipurpose Room at the Sports and Fitness
About 2,000 students are expected to attend. Employers,
including many Fortune 500 companies from around the U.S. and companies from
the region, will meet and interview students and alumni for full-time jobs and
Cooperative Education positions.
“The job market for college students is strong again, evidenced
by the high turnout of employers attending. Students have the chance to meet with
representatives of so many companies in one place,” said Bryan Barts, Career
Different career fields are featured each day of the
conference. For more information, go to the Career Services website, call Career Services at 715-232-1601 or email.
The conference is organized in part by a student Executive
Committee. The chairpersons this year are Bryce Chrudimsky, of Aniwa, a junior
majoring in construction; Jessica Hinkle, of Plover, a senior majoring in
retail merchandising and management; and Matt Hoffman, of St. Paul, a senior
majoring in packaging.
Along with the spring conference, UW-Stout holds a Fall Career
Conference. This year it’s Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 26-27.
The career conferences are one reason UW-Stout graduates
have a 97.3 percent employment rate within a year of earning their degrees.
Learn more here.
UW-Stout student meets a corporate recruiter during the 2016 Fall Career Conference.