Frequently Asked Questions about the Career Event
Airports & Travel Times
Getting to Kearney is not effortless, so the ID faculty, staff and students work diligently to ensure your time on the UNK campus is worthwhile! The Kearney airport (EAR) connects through Denver via Frontier and United Airlines. The Grand Island airport (GRI) is 45 minutes from Kearney and connects through Dallas and Fort Worth via American Eagle. Lincoln and Omaha airports may provide direct flights from your location. Drive time from Lincoln is a little over 2 hours and drive time from Omaha is 2.5 – 3 hours.
Wireless internet is available throughout the exhibit area. An access password will be provided when you arrive.
Pre-printed name tags will be made for each of your company representatives. Information for the name tags will be taken from your registration form. If you make any changes to your attendee list, contact the department administrative assistant by phone, 308-865-8504
Parking permits will be mailed to you upon receipt of your registration and will be sent to the main contact person listed, unless otherwise stated. With a parking permit you may park in any lot on campus. Several parking stalls will be reserved on the north side of the Student Union for loading and unloading items.
Best Western Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites
(Mention that you are with the ID Career Event to get a special room rate)
224 2nd Ave S
Best Western Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites Website
Take a Virtual Tour!
Country Inn & Suites
105 Talmadge St
County Inn and Suites Website
Quality Inn (formerly Fairfield Inn)
121 3rd Ave
Quality Inn Website
113 3rd Ave
Hampton Inn Website
110 2nd Ave
Holiday Inn Website
301 2nd Ave
Ramada Inn Website
108 3rd Ave
Wingate Inn Website
You may ship materials for your booth prior to the fair. Send to:UNK Industrial Technology Department
Attn: Industrial Distribution Career Event
OTOL 132, 2508 12th Ave.
Kearney, NE 68849
To return your materials, the Antelope Bookstore, located in the NSU, is a UPS pick-up location. Just bring your pre-printed return labels. If you need to use other shipping methods, bring your prepared packages to the information table at the Career Fair.
Students Graduating / Interning
Student resumes and profiles, in addition to graduation dates and internship availability are available on our website : http://www.unkid.org/companies/unkid-student-resumes/