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We are staying VIRTUAL for SPRING 2021!

While we had hoped to be in-person, with the current COVID19 situation, UW-Stout’s Spring 2021 Career Conference will be held virtually through Career Fair Plus.

The UW-Stout Spring 2021 Virtual Career Conference provides employers an opportunity to connect with students, faculty, and staff to promote job opportunities and discuss career options. Each day of the conference is targeted to specific industries.  

About the Spring Virtual Career Conference

Dates: March 2, 3, & 4
Virtual event held on Career Fair Plus


March 2: Engineering, Technology, Packaging, Printing and Design Industries

March 3: Hospitality & Tourism/Property Management/Golf and Construction Industries

March 4: Business/Management/Marketing and Science/Health/Research/Education/Human Service Industries

*As guidelines change, conference format/dates/times subject to change

Who is allowed to attend? 

  • UW-Stout students, alumni and faculty/staff
  • Employers recruiting UW-Stout students and alumni for professional positions and co-op/internships 



Employer Registration Fees

$325.00 per day

After February 8,  2021 - $375.00 per day

***$150.00 for certified 501(c)(3) organizations

Employers may attend more than one day if they choose.



  • 1:1 video interactions with students built right in the Career Fair Plus app
    • Student resume access will be available when student reserve their time slot.  *Student resumes are not required
  • Group Meetings - Meet with  1-50 students simultaneously
  • Set your own schedule –  Select time slots for meetings (1:1 and/or groups) anytime between 9:00am - 4:00pm CST
  • Unlimited number of schedules/recruiters, we welcome both small and large recruiting teams 

Recruiters schedules will be unlocked starting Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 8AM. 

How to Register
  1. Log in to CareerLink (Click on the EMPLOYER LOGIN icon on the right)
  2. Log in with your username and password
  3. Click on "Recruitment and Event Registration" (on the left)
  4. Click "+Add Request" box (top of page)
  5. Box will appear to choose "OCR event"
  6. Drop down to "Career Conference", click continue
  7. Complete the form – the red *’d items must be completed before it will let you advance, click submit at the bottom
  8. Click on "+" sign on the right to select item(s) to purchase fee for day and select session(s) you are requesting, click on + sign on the right
  9. An Order Summary will appear, click pay by credit card and a form will appear info, or click pay by check and an invoice will appear to print for your records
  10. **  Payment via credit card is preferred, or print an invoice and send with a check payable to UW-Stout Career Services, 712 S. Broadway Street, 103 Administration Building, Menomonie WI 54751 
  11. An email confirmation will be sent to you after registration is processed.
Timeline | Important Dates

January 11 – February 12: Organizations build out 1:1 meeting availability and finalize their large group sessions (if any)

January 11– February 12: Double check your profile in Career Fair Plus. Students rely on the information placed in the app and utilize most filters, make sure all of your information is accurate and up to date to attract students to meet your needs. 

February 14: Last day to cancel registration and receive a refund

February 23: Students begin signing up for time slots with employers

March 2, 3 & 4: 2021 Spring Virtual Career Conference (student sign up will continue throughout the event)

Schedule Virtual Interviews

​​​​​​In response to COVID-19 UW-Stout will only be offering virtual interviews. We understand companies have varying needs when it comes to conducting virtual interviews.

Our team is here to help you advertise, coordinate sign up and provide a platform to conduct virtual video interviews. We welcome you to utilize your own technology understanding you will need to provide students access to your platform or utilize our platform and gain access by logging into CareerLink. 

Price: Free

Dates: Weekdays, September - May  (Academic Calendar)

Interviewing Hours: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

*Career Services will provide technical support 8:30AM-4:00PM


How to Reserve an Virtual Interview

Virtual interviews require a separate registration from your career conference registration.

  1. Log into CareerLink
  2. Click "Recruitment and Event Registration," located on the left navigation
  3. Click “Add Request +”, located in the upper right corner
  4. Select “Virtual Interviews”, in the drop-down menu
  5. Click “Continue”
  6. Enter virtual interview information into the form
  7. Click “Submit”

Note: Your Request will not come through to our office until you click on "Submit Request"

Questions: Contact the Stef Jax, Recruitment Coordinator,  715-232-1603

Future Conference Dates

Fall 2021

  • September 28 & 29, 2021