Career Fair

Jeffrey S. Raikes School Career Fair

The Fall 2017 Raikes School Career Fair will take place on Tuesday, September 26 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Great Hall at the Kauffman Center. 

The Raikes School career fair is held exclusively for Raikes School students. Employers interested in hiring high-ability, driven students with majors in a variety of computing, engineering, and business fields for internships and full-time positions, are encouraged to participate. Approximately 40 employers participate each year.

Options for employer participation are as follows:

  • Basic Level (Free): Companies who have fewer than 50 employees will have free access to the Career Fair and will be assigned a table by the Raikes School staff. Companies who qualify for this level are welcome to register under another level to receive more access.
  • Silver Level ($350): Companies will participate in the Career Fair and have access to one additional opportunity to engage with students (either an Employer in Residence or hosting a Lunch/Dinner and Learn), scheduled at their convenience throughout the year. The Raikes School staff will assign a table placement.
  • Gold Level ($550): Companies will be able to choose their table location at the Career Fair on a first come, first served basis. They will also be provided with two additional opportunities to engage with students through Employer in Residence and/or a Lunch/Dinner and Learn, scheduled at their convenience. Companies will receive an invitation to attend the Raikes School Employer Reception from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Kauffman Center on the evening of the Career Fair. Attendees will also receive complimentary parking.
  • Platinum Level (Free, reserved for 2017-2018 Design Studio Partners): Design Studio partners are able to participate in the Career Fair free of charge. Companies will be able to select their table placement on a first come, first served basis. They will have unlimited access to Employer in Residence opportunities at the Kauffman Center throughout the school year as well as hosting Lunch/Dinner and Learns with the students. They will also be invited to the Raikes School Employers Reception from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Kauffman Center on the evening of the Career Fair. Attendees will also receive complimentary parking.

Registration will open in June. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and all payments will be due by Friday, September 1 to hold your spot. 

Please contact Anna Pressler at anna.pressler@unl.edu or 402-472-9097 with questions or to be added to our employer contact list.