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.


Internet Access

Wireless internet is available by following the instructions here:: UNK Wifi Tutorial


Name Tags

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


Lunch Tickets

Lunch tickets will be inserted in the back of each registered guest’s name tag. 



Electronic Parking permits will be emailed to all registered guests 1 week prior to the event. Several parking stalls will be reserved on the north side of the Student Union for loading and unloading items. Additional parking permits will be available at the registration table at all events.



Need Lodging? Please click here for the Kearney Visitors website. 


Shipping Materials

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 drop off location. Just bring your pre-printed return labels. If you need to use other shipping methods, bring your labeled/taped packages to the information table at the Career Fair.


Students Graduating / Interning

Student resumes and profiles, in addition to graduation dates and internship availability,  will be available on our website approximately 2 to 3 weeks prior to the Career Conference.  https://www.unkid.org/companies/unkid-student-resumes/  The password will be emailed to all registered guests. If you haven’t received this email, please contact :  [email protected] or call Kathy Benne @ 308.865.8504.


 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.