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Western PA Education Job Fair

May 8, 2014
Clarion University 
Gemmell Student Complex 
Payne St, Clarion, PA 16214

About:  This job fair welcomes recruiters from educational facilities and graduate schools nationwide to meet and interview graduating seniors, graduate students, and alumni who are seeking positions in the field of education including teaching, coaching, speech pathology audiology, library science, information systems, physical therapy, occupational therapy, school nursing and school counseling.  

The fair offers recruiters an opportunity to speak informally with candidates, distribute recruitment literature, and conduct optional individual screening interviews with students from PASSHE and other western PA colleges and universities.  Graduate Schools and vendors are also invited to attend this event to staff information tables from 9:15 a.m - 2:00 p.m.  Virtual participation can be accommodated upon request.

Exhibitors:  Recruiters from participating organizations will be present from 9:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Gemmell to meet with students and alumni.

Optional Interviews:  Candidates who want to request screening interviews are encouraged to attend the Meet & Greet to request an interview.  Optional interviews will be held from 10:30 - 3:30.  Virtual participation can be accommodated upon request.

Sponsors:  This event is co-sponsored annually by the career centers at these PASSHE institutions located in western Pennsylvania: Clarion, Edinboro, and Indiana.  

Location:  Clarion University. Gemmell Student Complex, Payne St, Commuter Lot 16, Clarion, PA 16214.

Academic Programs:   Academic Degree Programs        Enrollment By Major


8:15 - 8:45 a.m.                 Employer Check-in     
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.               Exhibits Open/Optional Interview Sign-Up Period
10:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.        Exhibits Open
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.               Lunch breaks and/or Optional Interviews
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.                 Pre-scheduled Optional Individual Interviews Only (15-30 minute screening appointments)

Candidate Registration Information and List of Participating School Districts and Organizations

  • Preregistration for PASSHE Universities: Bloomsburg, CalU, Cheyney, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, Kutztown, IUP, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Millersville, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock, West Chester.

    • Register Here The event fee is waived for candidates from the PASSHE Universities who pre-register by April 30, 2014.

    • After April 30th a $10.00 walk-in fee will be charged to all walk-ins, regardless of school affiliation. Cash only.

  • Preregistration for Non-PASSHE Universities:

    • Register Here This event fee is $10.00 for candidates from non-PASSHE Universities who pre-register by April 30, 2014.

    • After April 30th a $20.00 walk-in fee will be charged (cash only)

    • You must present a resume showing that you attend or attended a post high school institution.

  • List of Participating Employers and Educational Organizations

    • Clarion students/alumni:  A realtime list is found on Clarion Career Connections - click Events tab, click on Career Fair tab, click on Western PA Education Job Fair.  

    • Non-Clarion candidates: Click here to view a .pdf listing of the employers attending. This list is updated every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

  • Interview Check-in:  9:00 - 9:15 a.m. 

    Meet & Greet/Interview Sign-up Period:  9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 

    Optional Interviews: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at employer booth.

    Exhibit Booths Open:  9:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Resumes:  ALL candidates who want to interview are required to have resumes at the event.  Review the participating organizations and bring the number of resumes equivalent to the number of employer tables you plan to visit during the Meet & Greet.

  • Attire:  Professional interview attire is required.

  • Guests:  Only candidates seeking employment will be allowed into the employer area. Guests must remain in the lobby.

  • Parking:  Parking permit information is posted under Site Information on this event website. 

  • Directions and Hotels: Listed under Travel Information on this event website.

  • For information on resume writing, interviewing, professional attire visit or your respective campus career services office.

Employer/Graduate School/Vendor Registration Information

Event Hours: 
   Employer Check-in:  8:15 - 8:45 a.m.  
   Meet & Greet/Interview Sign-up will be held from 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. during which you can schedule interviews.
   Optional Interviews will be held from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at your booth.
   Exhibitors Only: You can staff your booth from 9:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
   Hospitality:  Morning coffee service and a buffet lunch ticket will be provided for each registered recruiter.

Registration Form: The registration form is online on your Clarion Career Connections account home page - Events tab or Attend Events section.

  Early Bird Registration - deadline April 17, 2014:
        $50.00 for one recruiter, $25.00 for each additional recruiter. Includes: One table, a chair for each registered recruiter, a listing in the online directory and the printed directory that is distributed to students at the fair, morning coffee service and a buffet lunch for each recruiter.

  Regular Registration - deadline April 24, 2014:
      $75.00 for one recruiter, $25.00 for each additional recruiter. Includes: One table, a chair for each registered recruiter, a listing in the online directory and the printed directory that is distributed to students at the fair (if registration is received at least three weeks prior to the event), morning coffee service and a buffet lunch for each recruiter.

  Late Registration - after April 24, 2014:
      $100.00 for one recruiter, $25.00 for each additional recruiter. Includes: One table, a chair for each registered recruiter, a listing in the online directory, morning coffee service and a buffet lunch for each recruiter.

Following the submission of your online registration form, you will see a confirmation form/invoice (if applicable). Please PRINT this form. Mail your registration fee with a copy of the confirmation letter/invoice form prior to the event to:

Diane Lutz
Career Development Center
Clarion University
840 Wood Street
114 Egbert Hall
Clarion, PA 16214-1232

Clarion University Federal Tax ID#25-1474927
Clarion University Request for Taxpayer ID Number is available online at
Clarion University W-9 is available online at

Refund: A full refund of the registration fee will be made if a written cancellation is received two weeks prior to the event.

Sponsorships, Support and Advertising Information

Increase your visibility with career fair attendees by becoming an event sponsor or supporter! All sponsorships help with career fairs and professional development and job search services provided by the Career Services Center. No goods or services are rendered for being a sponsor of the event and donations are tax-deductible. The Federal Tax ID number is provided on the event registration form and registration confirmation letter. The Clarion University Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization.

Event Sponsor: $300
Event Co-Sponsor: $150
Event Supporter: Donate a door prize that the Career Development Center can raffle off after the event.

For detailed information, print a copy of our Sponsorship, Support and Advertising sheet.


  • This event is located in the Multi-Purpose Room on the second floor of the Gemmell Student Complex.

  • One table, tablecloth and two chairs will be provided.

  • You may place a banner or display on or behind your table (6' x 3').

  • Signs are not permitted to be taped or tacked to walls.

  • Wireless Internet service is available. However, you must provide your own laptop and wireless card.

  • A limited number of electrical outlets will be made available on a first registered, first served basis.

  • Organizations must supply their own audio/visual equipment and extension cords.

Unloading Materials and Employer Parking

  • NEW PARKING LOCATION!   Commuter Lot 16, Payne Street, Clarion, PA, 16214
    Student volunteers may be available at this parking area one hour before the event to help recruiters transport materials to and from the venue. Your e-parking permit will be sent electronically prior to the event.

  • If you chose to park on campus at a metered space along Wilson Avenue or on campus, you will need to feed the meter. Parking tickets will be the responsibility of the recruiter.

Site Information

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Gemmell Student Complex, 2nd Floor, Multi-purpose room.

  • Employers - Parking permits will be provided by email. Commuter Lot 16, Payne St, Clarion, PA 16214.

  • Candidates - Parking permits will be provided by email to pre-registered candidates. Commuter Lot 16, Payne St, Clarion, PA 16214. Walk-ins candidates can obtain permits at Public Safety, Thorne St or feed the meters along Wilson Ave or in the pay lots.

Travel Information

Contact Us

Diana Brush, Associate Director
Diane Lutz, Administrative Assistant
Career Development Center
Employers -
Candidates -