career fair

JOB FAIR - Career Network Day

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

University Union - Grand Ballroom


Open to ALL students and ALL majors!   Bring your Panther ID!

Meet and network with employers looking for YOU!  All students and all majors are strongly encouraged to attend this one day event.  Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to meet with recruiters face-to-face to explore careers, network and get the inside edge on full time jobs and internships.  See participating employer list below.   


CAREER WEEK February 11-18! 
Preparation workshops for help with all those important things like: resumes, interviewing, professional attire, how to find a job & MORE!   Learn more & RSVP HERE   

Why YOU should attend this event!    


Career Fair Tips - What everyone should know! 


On-campus interviews begin 2/19/14!
Many employers will be screening candidates
at the job fair.        
Learn more & get ready HERE!


What do Employers & Students
say about going to a job fair?  

Learn their views in this interview
conducted by the DENNews at our last event!


Participating Employers (as of 2/18/14).  Many updates to come...check back often!!

Employer Positions Available Geographic Areas Recruiting for Internships Available
A.M. Transport Services, Inc. Logistics Support
Carrier Manager
Account Manager 
Southern, IL  Yes 
Applied Systems, Inc.  Associate Developer, Data Analyst, Testing Analyst, Entry-Level IT Associate, Summer Internship (Various Departments)   Yes 
Benefit Planning Consultants, Inc. Benefits Specialist, Retirement Specialist and administrative staff.   Yes
Blain's Farm & Fleet Assistant Manager Trainee
Retail Management Intern
Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa Yes
BMM Transportation Sales, Account Management, Brokerage Chicago IL - Loop Yes
Bright Minds Summer Internships and Fall Internships Charleston, IL Yes 
Camp Little Giant, Touch of Nature   Summer residential Camp counselors, activity specialists, lifeguards, nurses Southern Illinois Yes


Camp New Hope

Summer counselor position: Overnight
Program Specialist
Recreational Specialist: Intern/Volunteer
Lake Mattoon, Neoga IL Yes
Campus Special Title: Account Executive 
No of Openings: 3-4
Work Schedule: Summer 2014
Hours per Week: 40
Wage/Salary: $3,000 - $6,000, commission based + bonuses and incentives
Key Responsibilities: Work one-on-one with local business owners in your college town. Learn advanced selling techniques, marketing, and advertising. Manage clients, accounts, and receivables.
Training: 4-day training conference in Chicago, sponsored by Campus Special
Qualifications: Outgoing, social, motivated, hardworking, & disciplined. Minimum 2.50 GPA
Majors / Minors: business, marketing, management, entrepreneurship, advertising, sales, public relations, communications, finance are preferred; open to all majors
Start Date: April 25, 2014
End Date: First day of fall semester
Travel: Less than 10%
Charleston, IL Yes
Carle Foundation Hospital All   No
CCAR Industries Part-time Direct Service Personnel working in group homes serving individuals with developmental disabilities in Charleston. Charleston only No 
CTF Illinois Direct Service Personnel, Part-Time for Charleston. Direct Service Personnel, Full-Time for Mattoon. 
Developmental Trainers, Full-Time Charleston. FT Registered Nurse, Charleston IL. PT Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Charleston IL. FT Site Supervisor, Charleston IL.
Homewood, Champaign, Charleston-Mattoon, Lincoln, Olney & Sumner Illinois No
Cunningham Children's Home Day and Night Youth Counselors    
Don Mahoney State Farm Agency Insurance and Financial Services Specialist South Chicagoland, Southwest Chicagoland Yes 
Eastern Illinois University N/A   Yes
Enterprise Holdings Management Trainee
Management Trainee-Intern
Staff Accountant
Greater Illinois
St. Louis Area
Entertainment Cruises Sales and Customer Service Internship   Yes
Express Employment Professionals • Accountant
• Auto Cad Drawer
• Controller
• Customer Service Representative
• Electrician
• Human Resource Generalist
• Industrial Technology
• Management
• Marketing Representative
• Mechanic
• Office Assistant
• Sales Professionals
• Telemarketer
• Teller
Family Video Management Mid-West No 
Fastenal Company Sales, Management, Support, Full & Part-time World-Wide Yes 
Federal Bureau of Prisons - Correctional Officer
- Clinical Psychologist
- Clinical Nurse
- Nurse Practitioner
- General Practitioner
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Financial Institution Specialists Nationwide Yes 
First State Bank  Risk Analyst
Financial Analyst
Monticello, IL
Bloomington, IL
Gowin Parc all   Yes 
Heartland Dental Dental Management Trainee (DMT)-a 6 month paid training program for trainees to learn Heartland Dental's culture and systems as well as leadership and technical aspects of a dental practice.

Our other opportunities available at our Home Office location may include the following departments: Customer Service (PSR), IT, Affiliations, Supplies, Credentialing & Insurance.
Our local opportunities may include central and southern Illinois as well the St. Louis, MO area. Heartland Dental operates in a total of 26 states. Please see the Heartland Dental Representative for more information regarding other locations.  
IAAA/DBH & Associates, LLC Junior Auditor and Fall Intern Champaign, Bloomington, Springfield, Rockford Yes
Illinois Coalition for Community Services Crisis Counseling Positions
TeenREACH Mentors
Coles, Cumberland, Clark, Edgar, Douglas, Moultrie, Shelby Yes
Illinois Student Assistance Commission ISACorps Community Outreach State wide No 
Impact Networking
Document Solutions Consultant: B2B outside sales position, base salary plus commission, full benefits including a company car (with all expenses paid for on the car), and 6 month training program.

Sales Intern: B2B outside sales internship! Real hands on experience in sales working with our teams in sales!!!
3 offices in Chicagoland area, Milwaukee WI, Madison WI, & Indianapolis offices Yes
Innovative Staffing Solutions Direct hire as well as Internal positions for ISS. We mainly want to let them know about our services. Seeking Engineering, Communications, IT, Business majors.   Central, IL (Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston, Decatur, No 
Jewel-Osco Store Management Trainee
Summer Business Intern
Chicago-land Area Yes
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches Guerilla Marketing Specialist
Human Resources Intern
Web/Application Developer
Web/Application Development Intern
Training Manager
Real Estate Guerilla
Logan University  Logan College of Chiropractic
Logan College of Health Science (MS Nutrition and MS Sports Science and Rehabilitation)
Marine Officer Selection Officer Aviation, Law, Finance, Communication and Logistics Initial training is in Quantico, VA Yes
Medix Staffing Solutions Recruiting INTO Sales Account Management Chicagoland area Yes
Midland States Bank Looking for finance, accounting, IT, business, and marketing majors. Effingham No
Modern Woodmen of America  Financial Representative, Pathway to Management Candidates Southern and Central Illinois No
Northwestern Mutual-Chicago Financial Representative Internship
Financial Representative
Vernon Hills
Northwestern Mutual, McClure Financial Group Full Time Financial Representatives, Internship Opportunities for Sophomore-Senior Candidates Central Illinois Yes
Patterson Technology Center Support Specailist I
Business Analyst I 
Conversion Coordinator
First Impressionist
Inside Sales Rep I
QA Analyst
Product Manager
Software Engineer
Effingham, IL 
Champaign, IL 
PCM, Inc. Account Executive (Relationship Building) Chicago No
Peace Corps English Teacher, Public Health Educator, Environmental Educator, Forestry Consultant, Special Education Teacher, Math/Science Teacher, Agribusiness Consultant Over 65 Countries around the world including Nepal, Costa Rica, Thailand, Peru, China, Fiji, Dominican Republic and Moldova. No
Penske Corporation Sales and Management Trainee, Business Management Trainee, Maintenance Management Trainee, Branch Rental Manager, Rental Sales Representative Chicagoland Area and surrounding suburbs Yes
PetSmart Store Leader In Training
Retail Management (Field Intern)
West Great Lakes Yes 
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Industrial Technology positions, Quality Engineer positions, Logistics.   No
Power Home Remodeling Group Sales
Chicago and Surrounding Suburbs No
Precision Painting & Decorating Summer Internship, Full Time Painter, Leadership Team Member Chicago Metro Yes 
Prudential Financial Professional Associate Illinois  No 
Schneider National, Inc. Logistics Sales Account Representative
Sales and Brokerage Internship
Fleet Manager - Intermodal
Fleet Specialist - Intermodal
Driver Manager
Chicago, IL Green Bay, WI Dallas TX Yes
School of Business MBA Program- Eastern Illinois University MBA Program    
School of Family and Consumer Sciences - Eastern Illinois University Students (undergradaute and graduate) interested in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences Options and Concentrations as well as M.S in Dietetics and M.A. in Gerontology programs   No
Select Remedy Clerical/Customer service and General Labor   No
The Sherwin-Williams Company Summer Internship Program
Management/Sales Training Program
Nationwide, specifically looking for candidates in Central IL and Chicagoland areas. Yes
Sikich LLP Staff Accountants and Accounting Interns   Yes
Social Security Administration Primarily Claims Representatives and Service Representatives. Will also have information about the wide variety of other positions available throughout the agency. Primarily Illinois but will gladly assist anyone interested in working for SSA. Yes
State Farm Insurance  Claims, Underwriting, Internships, IT Nationwide

We will be staffing larger numbers in our hub locations - Atlanta, Dallas, Tempe/Phoenix & Tacoma.
State of California Franchise Tax Board Tax Auditor Chicago, IL - district office No


Super Pantry

Store Managers throughout Illinois and Indiana and Management Development Position Champaign, IL Illinois and Indiana Yes
Total Quality Logistics Sales Representative Chicago, IL
Austin, TX
Cleveland, OH
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 
Louisville, KY 
Charleston, SC 
Columbus, OH 
Houston, TX 
Orlando, FL
Charlotte, NC 
Dayton, OH 
Indianapolis, IN 
Pittsburgh, PA 
Denver, CO 
Lexington, KY 
Tampa, FL 
Cincinnati, OH
Nashville, TN
Jacksonville, FL
Detroit, MI
Toys "R" Us Management Trainee Midwest Yes
United States Air Force Health Professions Recruiter G Flight US Air Force Hospital Administration and Nurses US. and the World No 
University of Illinois Springfield - Office of Graduate Intern Programs Graduate Public Service Internships
Illinois Legislative Staff Internships
Graduate Assistantships
Whitney Young Fellowships
US Army active duty or army reserves, officer candidate or enlisted   No
Walgreens Assistant Store Manager Trainee
Community Management Internship
Walmart Assistant Manager Trainees and Management Interns Central, eastern Illinois Yes 
West & Company, LLC Accounting    
WestPoint Financial Group Financial Advisor Peoria, IL
Champaign, IL
Springfield, IL
Decatur, IL