Career Expo

Spring Career Expo

The Spring Career Expo takes place annually on the EOU Campus in La Grande

This campus-wide event provids a venue for employers to gain exclusive access to our impressive pool of talented EOU and partner program students for internship, employment, and career opportunities.

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Where and when:

Dates and times for the 2023 Expo will be announced at a later date.

Programs in attendance:

Check back frequently to learn about the programs in attendance at the 2023 expo!

Employers

The EOU Career Expo is free to attend for both employers and students. For those businesses and organizations joining in-person, amenities include:

  • One 6-foot table and two chairs
  • Wireless internet access
  • Complimentary campus parking permit
  • Assistance with loading in/out of the venue as needed
  • Complimentary tea, water, and coffee.

The EOU Career expo has limited tables with available electricity.  Please let us know if you need your table next to an electrical outlet and one will be provided on first-to-register basis.

If your organization cannot attend the Career Expo, we plan be have drop off tables at both locations if you want to be identified as having opportunities or for resume collecting, and are willing to consider other ways for your organization to promote opportunities to our EOU, OSU Ag and OHSU Nursing students  For more information on these opportunities email saffairs@eou.edu


Cancellation policy:

Please contact EOU Career Services at saffairs@eou.edu as soon as you know you will be unable to attend.

Arriving on campus:

Plan your visit to campus and be sure to pass along the EOU Campus Map to team members.

Networking receptions & events:

Interested in targeted pre- or post-Expo events? Contact Career Services at saffairs@eou.edu about college and classroom visits, interview times/space, or meet-and-greet sessions.

Parking permit procedure:

Your parking permit and lot location will be shared in the final confirmation email. Please make sure all attending recruiters receive a copy.  

You MUST print out the Parking Permit and place it on the dashboard of your car to avoid a ticket.

Questions? Feel free to contact our Career Expo Planning team directly at saffairs@eou.edu or (541) 962-3635.

Students & recent alumni

Research the attending organizations:

Attending organizations will be updated here as they register.

Nursing and Ag Resources Expo:

All other majors Expo:


Before the Expo:

  • Log in to Handshake frequently to view current Expo employers.
  • Research employers you are considering.
  • Prepare your materials.
  • Practice your pitch and questions.
  • Plan your expo route and stops.
  • Dress for success!

During the Expo:

  • Remember: employers are already interviewing as you speak!
  • Network: make contacts for now and later.
  • Record all contact names, titles and contact information for follow-up conversations.

After the Expo:

  • Follow up with employers.
  • Explore company profiles and relevant job listings.
  • Network with other students or alumni that have worked for the employers that you are interested in.
  • Respond to employer’s inquiries or messages.
  • Revise your résumé.
  • Apply for active job openings.

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