Career and Internship Job Fair

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017
1 - 4 p.m. (note new time)
Bell Memorial Union (BMU) Auditorium
California State University, Chico

Students:
This event is open to students and alumni from all majors seeking career positions and internships.  Employers represent business, government, non-profit, technical, healthcare and social services, and local Chico sectors.  This fair is a great opportunity for students to explore career interests/options and make valuable contacts for the future.  All students are encouraged to attend one of the Career Fair Prep Seminars on Monday and Tuesday before the fair.

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Employers:

This event is open to students and alumni from all majors seeking career positions and internships. Employers represent business, government, non-profit, technical, healthcare and social services, and local Chico sectors. This fair is a great opportunity to interact with students exploring career interests/options. The fair typically attracts between 750 - 900 students. Although the majority of students attending are graduating seniors, students of all class levels are encouraged to attend.

Ten steps to a successful career fair experience for employers

Employer fees:
Basic Business Package: $350
• Includes 6x2 foot table and two chairs (up to three representatives may staff the table)
• Free parking for the day
• Afternoon refreshments

Non-Profit Package: $75
• Includes 6x2 foot table and two chairs (up to three representatives may staff the table)
• Free parking for the day
• Afternoon refreshments

Government Package: $175
• Includes 6x2 foot table and two chairs (up to three representatives may staff the table)
• Free parking for the day
• Afternoon refreshments

Kendall Package: $500
• Includes all benefits of the Basic Business Package
• Listing as an event sponsor in the fair directory
• A portion of this sponsorship package will be used to purchase professional wardrobe items for students in need

Bidwell Package: $1,000
• Includes all benefits of the Kendall Package
• Reserved optimal table location in the BMU auditorium

Payment Information:
Payment can be made by check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express), purchase order or cash. Please include a printout of your invoice if you are sending your payment via check.  Make checks payable to CSU, Chico Career Center - Career & Internship Job Fair, and mail to 400 West First Street, Chico, CA 95929-0700. If you would like to pay by credit card, you may pay online or call us at 530-898-5253.  Payments will be accepted without penalty through the day of the event.

Registration:

Registration is open through Friday, October 27, 2017 (or until fair capacity is reached).
Please login to your JobCat account at https://www.myinterfase.com/csuchico/employer 
1. At the Info Session/Career Fair menu, choose Career Fair Registration
2. In Event Type choose Career Fair and click the Search button
3. Choose the Career and Internship Job Fair Registration link

Free parking information:
Address: 2000 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
A parking permit is not required. The parking lot is between the Chico Nut building and Matador Motel at the corner of Esplanade and East 10th Avenues. A free shuttle will be provided for the 5-7 minute drive to campus.  Staff and volunteers will assist you with loading and unloading materials on the shuttle.

Arrival and departure:
• Arrival - we recommend that you plan to arrive between 11:15 AM and noon.
• We encourage you to arrive early as table placement is “first come, first choice" (unless you are a Bidwell sponsor, in which case your location is reserved).
• Departure - the parking shuttle will begin running at 4:00 PM. The last shuttle will leave the BMU Auditorium at 4:45 PM. We ask that you do not pack and leave the auditorium until the fair closes at 4 PM.

What we provide:
• Free parking in the Career and Internship Job Fair parking lot
• Free shuttle buses for the 5-7 minute ride to campus (complimentary Starbucks coffee while you wait!)
• Staff and volunteers will assist you in loading and unloading career fair booths and supplies
• A guest password for the day for wireless internet access
• Afternoon refreshments

What you should bring:
• Handouts about your organization, internship and job announcements, business cards, give-aways, tablecloth and display items and applications, if needed.
• A sign for your table with your organization's name on it and a cloth to cover the table. The tables will be 6x2 feet long with 2 chairs. Table-top displays are fine.
• Long extension cords if you need access to an electrical outlet.
• Up to three representatives per table.

Post your job/internship:
One of the best ways to increase interest in your organization is through job postings. Please post available positions on the JobCat database.
- Posting a NEW job
1. Hover over "My Jobs" on the top navigation bar
2. Select "New Job"
- Copying a previous posting
1. Hover over "My Jobs" on the top navigation bar
2. Select "Job List"
3. Select the job title of the position that you would like to copy
4. Select "Copy Job" in the upper left corner. Make sure to update all dates and application requirements with a specific focus on the "how to apply" section

Shipping Information:
Materials may be shipped to campus at the following address:

Career and Internship Job Fair
California State University, Chico
Career Center, Student Services Center 270
940 West First Street
Chico, CA  95929-0700

Materials will be stored in our office and delivered to the BMU Auditorium the day of the fair. If you would like to ship materials back to your office, please bring shipping labels for returns via UPS or FedEx. Prepared boxes will be picked up after the fair and sent the next day.

Cancellation policy:
Please call 530-898-5253 to cancel. No refunds after Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

If you have questions, please call the Career Center at 530-898-5253 or email us at careercenter@csuchico.edu.

Additional information:
• Driving directions and campus maps of Chico State: http://www.csuchico.edu/maps/index.shtml
• JobCat access: https://www.myinterfase.com/csuchico/employer 

Lodging:
Hotel Diamond                     (866) 993-3100                    Ask for Chico State Career Center Rate
Oxford Suites                       (530) 899-9090                    Ask for Chico State Career Center Rate
Additional lodging:  http://entertainmentchico.com/pages/chico-hotels.htm 

Thank you for your interest in the Chico State Career & Internship Job Fair!