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John Brown University Spring 2018 Hiring & Networking Fair

March 14, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Lunch break for employers from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.) | Simmons Great Hall

Location: JBU Main Campus in Siloam Springs, AR

Venue: Simmons Great Hall

(Click here for Student Registration details)

Employer Registration details - CLOSED as of 2/28/18

Click here (registration closed) to register as an Employer (You will be redirected to our job board, Handshake. You need an account to register).


Our campus-wide career fairs provide a direct link for employers to meet and network with current students seeking internships and part-time jobs and upcoming 2017 graduates who will be seeking full-time employment.

There is a $75 registration fee which covers your organization's registration for the event including a table and chair, plus lunch for one representative. Additional meals are $15 per representative. Registration is not complete without payment. If you are paying by credit card, you will need to register here on Handshake and pay here for the payment website (you will also need to contact cdc@jbu.edu if you would like to pay by invoice. Make sure you fill out the registration form completely. You will need names and emails of all registrants to register. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

You can also register to be a Career Fair Sponsor. Sponsorship spots are limited and will close after we receive 10 sponsors. Sponsorship entitles you to additional access to students, a prime table location, and your organizations name on our advertising materials. Sponsorship costs an additional $100 and needs to be selected on the form below and when making payment. 

This sponsorship includes great benefits, including:

  • Premium location at the Career Fair
  • Recognized on the Career Services website homepage
  • The first six sponsors who sign up will receive a premium parking spot next to Simmons Great Hall
  • Marketing on all social media outlets through Career Services, including Facebook & LinkedIn
  • Recognized on Sponsor passport, given to each student
  • Highlighted in various locations in the student union the day of the fair
  • Company logo included in prime location displays (in the Student Union building. The display will be placed on the window two (2) weeks prior to the fair and taken down at the end of the Spring semester).

On-Campus Interviews

To schedule on campus interviews the day of or the day after the Career Fair, please contact our Career Development Administrative Assistant, Michelle Reed, at 479-524-7263 at least three weeks in advance. Interviews will only be honored through making prior arrangements

Student Registration - Open January 31, 2018

The Spring 2018 Hiring & Networking Fair will provide JBU students and alumni with a forum in which they may gain experience in the art of gathering career-related information from practicing professionals while providing our employers the opportunity to connect and potentially recruit our talented JBU students and alumni. Employers have been asked to provide at least one job or graduate school opportunity for you to apply to at this event. This fair is open to all students, alumni, and our Siloam Springs community. The Spring 2018 Hiring & Networking Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the Simmons Great Hall on the main campus of John Brown University. The event will be open 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

If you are looking for an internship, part-time or full-time position with a local, in-state, or out of state company, join Career Development and a diverse group of employers to explore a variety of career opportunities within a diverse set of industries. Attend this fair to expand your network, polish your interview skills, learn industry information, and gather information about companies. The fair is free to attend. Business attire is preferred. Business Casual is required to attend. If you need help in getting ready for the fair, please contact your Career Development partners at cdc@jbu.edu

Making the Most of Your Career Fair Experience:
It is easy to feel intimidated at a career fair - that's why it's helpful to do your homework ahead of time. Here are some ways you can prepare:

  • Review the list of employers on Handshake attending the fair in JBU Handshake beforehand and prioritize your top preferences
  • Conduct research on the employers that are high on your preference list using sites such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor
  • Prepare questions for employers based on your goals for the fair, such as career exploration or job search
  • Create your resume (click here for resume resources) and bring copies with you
  • Complete your Handshake profile and make it viewable to employers
  • Dress for Success. Business casual is required. Business professional is preferred.


Meet our Sponsors!

Academia Los Pinares


Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas

Chick-fil-A Rogers, AR *

City of Springdale – Springdale Police Department

Cobb – Vantress *

Coyote Hill Christian Children Home

English Language Institute China, ELIC *

Enterprise Holdings – Enterprise *

FamilyLife Internship

For the Nations Refugee Outreach

John Brown University – Graduate Admissions *

Kansas City Fellows

Lives Under Construction, Inc. *

Lockheed Martin – Missles and Fire Control

McLarty Automotive Group

Northwest Arkansas Head Start

Oral Roberts University

Ozark Center

PRN Medical Services

Rausch Coleman Homes *

Shelter Insurance

Simmons Foods *

Southwest Power Pool

Spanish Studies Abroad

Tacos 4 Life – Tacos 4 Life Springdale


The University of Tulsa – Graduate Business Programs

The University of Tulsa – Graduate School

Thrive Autism Solutions

United States Customs and Border Protection Memphis AOR


Webber LLC

Webco Industries, Inc. *

Western Indian Ministries, Inc.

* = Employers who are sponsoring our fair

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