Southeast Missouri State to host Career Fair

Career Services at Southeast hosts career fair
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 11:18 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 3:23 AM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Career Services at Southeast Missouri State University are preparing for their Fall Career Expo.

This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, September 21 at the Show Me Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The expo has more than 150 different organizations and businesses looking to hire.

All current students and alumni are welcome to attend.

The full list of employers can be found by clicking here.

Attendees should bring copies of their resume and be prepared for questions from recruiters.

Career Services also recommends wearing professional business attire, appropriate to the field of interest.

If a student can’t afford or find the clothing they need there is help.

The Career Closet is available for SEMO students and alum to pick out 5 free professional pieces of clothing items a semester.

“We have been crawling out into a post-pandemic world and every day on campus it seems like we’re really coming back to life,” said Amy Aldridge, the Coordinator of Experiential Learning.

Director of Career Services Dan Presson says the public can also help students dress for success.

“We offer a Career Closet on this campus the office of career services at Southeast we take donations of business attire, lightly used business attire and we give it out to students in need,” he said.

The Career Closet located at Towers 207. Hours are Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesdays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursdays 1:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.