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Industrial Distribution Career Event

Title: Spring 2014 Career Event

The Spring 2014 Career Event is shaping up to be one of the ID Programs Largest Event. Many of the largest underclassmen class on record will be eligible for Summer 2014 Internships, and as always a strong group of Seniors are ready to graduate and make their mark in the Distribution Industry. It has never been a better time to be at UNK! If you are interested in attending the Spring 2014 Career Event please contact Mrs. Brenda Jochum, or Mrs. Kathy Benne for more information.

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Brenda Jochum, Internship Director: jochumb@unk.edu, 308-865-8803

Kathy Benne, Industrial Technology Office Associate: bennekb@unk.edu, 308-865-8504

 

Spring 2014 Career Event

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Tuesday, February 11

IDO Student Career Fair Booth Set Up / 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Ponderosa Room (2nd Floor)

IDO members interested in assisting, please contact Mr. Scott Jochum.

 

Company Career Fair Set Up / 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Ponderosa Room (2nd Floor)

Students will be available during this time to assist you with bringing in materials.  With a campus parking permit you may park in any lot on campus.  Permits will be mailed upon receipt of your registration.  Several parking stalls will be reserved on the north side of the Union for loading and unloading items.

 

Advisory Council Meeting / 4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Holiday Inn – 110 2nd Ave; Stateroom A

Advisory Council members will receive an agenda prior to the meeting.  If your company is interested in having a representative on the council, contact Dr. Greg Benson.

 

ID Overview & Orientation / 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Holiday Inn – 110 2nd Ave; Stateroom B

Company representatives new to our event are strongly encouraged to attend.  Students on the IDO Leadership Team will provide an overview of the program and strategies to make your experience at the career event a success.

 

Program Partner Dinner / 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Holiday Inn – 110 2nd Ave; Ballroom 2

Dinner for Program Partners exclusively and UNK Industrial Distribution students. Program Partners have the first opportunity of the event to network with seniors and interns. Hot Buffet.

 

Network Night / 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Big Apple Fun Center, 500 W 4th Street

All company representatives are invited to network with potential new hires, interns and underclassmen in a casual, fun environment.  Enjoy bowling, billiards, and indoor miniature golf. Snacks provided.

 

 

Wednesday, February 12

 

Career Fair Set Up / 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Nebraskan Student Union – Ponderosa Room (2nd Floor)

Several parking stalls will be reserved on the north side of the Union for loading and unloading items.  Students will be available during this time to assist you with bringing in materials.  With a campus parking permit you may park in any lot on campus.

Ladies Networking Breakfast /  8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Nebraskan Student Union, Cedar Room 

Female industry professionals are invited to participate in our inaugural Ladies Networking Breakfast.  Meet students in our program and share insights for success in the industry.

 

Breakfast Refreshments | 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Nebraskan Student Union / Ponderosa Room

Network before the fair begins in the registration area. Light refreshments and beverages.

 

Career Fair / 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Ponderosa Room (2nd Floor)

The focus of the first 60 minutes will be seniors seeking full-time positions and those seeking Summer 2014 internships.  Underclassmen will join us at 10:30 a.m.

 

Interview Set Up / 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Ponderosa Room (2nd Floor)

Company booths must be dismantled and we will reset the room for interviews. Interview locations will be different so all booth materials will need packed up and removed. Freshman and sophomore IDO members are asked to help during this time.

 

Lunch Break / 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Nebraskan Student Union  — The Market @ 27th Street (2nd floor)

A lunch ticket for The Market will be in your registration packet.

 

Internship Best Practices / 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Sandhills Room

At the fall event you learned about the academic requirements students complete during their internship at your company.   This session will further explore those areas as well as what we have found to be best practices as you administer your internship and mentor our students.  Designed for both novice and veteran internship providers.

 

Company Conducted Interviews / 2:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Locations to be assigned, map provided at the fair.

No interviews will be allowed during the Career Fair. Interviews may begin at 2:15 PM in designated locations.  Snacks will be provided near the student waiting area.

 

Dinner On Your Own
You may take this opportunity to invite students out to dinner.

 

High School Counselor Orientation Session / 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
OTOL Room 138B
The orientation meeting is designed to provide high school counselors with the opportunity to hear first-hand about the UNK Industrial Distribution program from the perspectives of current ID students, the ID Faculty, and company representatives attending the event.

 

 

Thursday, February 13

Company Conducted Interviews Continue / 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Nebraskan Student Union – Locations to be assigned, map provided at the fair.

Snacks will be provided near the student waiting area.

 

Take Down | 12:30 p.m. – finished.

Students are encouraged to assist. This is your event. Please consider contributing in this way. Contact Hayden McKelvey, 308.440.6081 with questions.

 

ID PARTNERS
ID Partners includes individuals, trade associations, distributors, and manufacturers providing financial support and enhancement to the UNK Industrial Distribution program. Support from ID Partners enables us to provide world-class education and service to students and hiring firms.

Actuant Corporation
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BlackHawk Industrial
CED
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Cummins Central Power
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WinWholesale
Womack Machine Supply Co.