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Job and Career Opportunities Fair


Clarion University, Clarion, PA



Explore internships, summer jobs, part-time positions, full-time jobs, study abroad, and graduate schools or military programs.

This fair provides an informal opportunity for ALL students (freshman through graduate) and alumni to meet with recruiters representing business, government, graduate schools/professional programs and study abroad providers. It also provides an opportunity for students to talk with students and faculty who have experienced international study. Students from other colleges and universities are welcome.

Learn application procedures, make professional contacts, discover other career experience options, and obtain insight into required qualifications for various career opportunities in one location, on one day!

Should I do anything before the fair?

◾Avoid the lines! Pre-register 48 hours before the event to get a pre-printed nametag. Report to the pre-registered student check-in table for a speedy check-in! However, you don't have to be pre-registered for this event. Walk-ins are welcome! Blank nametags will be provided at Student check-in.
◾Review the Real-time detailed list and descriptions of participating organizations (majors sought, career opportunities, website) on Career Connections: Career Events & Fairs > Job and Career Opportunities Fair > Fall 2017 Job and Career Opportunities Fair > Click on the name of the organization for more details.
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Do I need a resume?

◾Freshmen and Sophomores: If you have a resume - bring it! If not, don't worry.  Feel free to stop by to meet the recruiters to explore careers and learn about part-time jobs, summer jobs or get a jump start on your internship search!
◾Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students and Alumni: If you are applying for jobs and internships, then you are encouraged to take resumes to this event. Some employers will be interviewing at the event, so it's a good idea to have one. Submit your resume to for a review at least one week before the event.


More detailed information on each organization and their career opportunities is listed on Handshake.

Fall Job and Career Opportunities Directory (will be posted the week of the job fair)

At-A-Glance Listing with Majors and Career Opportunities (forthcoming)

These lists will be updated as new organizations register.

Past participating employers and agencies:

AIFS Study Abroad
Clarion University Office of International Programs & Study Abroad
IISAC (International Institute for Scientific and Academic Collaboration,Inc)

Abraxas Youth and Family Services (Marienville)

Academy Schools, The (PA)
All Lines Technology
Allegheny County Department of Human Services
American Income Life
CNB Financial Corporation
County of Venango
Creehan and Company
Enterprise Holdings / Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Fastenal Company
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Gateway Lodge
Glen Mills Schools
Lutheran SeniorLife
Main Line Rehabilitation Associates, Inc.
Northwest Bank
Northwestern Mutual - Cranberry
PA CareerLink
PA Department of Corrections
PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
PA Liquor Control Board
PA State Police
PA State Police - Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement
Primerica Financial Services Inc
Snyder Memorial Health Care Center
Source4Teachers (PA)
Verizon Wireless
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Clarion Store)
U.S. Army Recruiting Center
U.S. Marine Corps

Past Participating Graduate Programs

Clarion University Graduate Programs
Duquesne University Graduate Admissions
Gannon University Graduate Admissions
Kutztown University Graduate Admissions
Mount Aloysius College Graduate and Continuing Education Admissions
Robert Morris University (Grad Admissions)
Shippensburg University School of Graduate Studies
Slippery Rock University Graduate Admissions
Waynesburg University Graduate Admissions

The Golden Grill Food Court and Ritazza Coffee Shop  are conveniently located on the first floor of the Gemmell Student Center. Starbucks is located in the Suites on Main South, and a dining hall is located in Eagle Commons.

Visiting students and alumni should report to the Public Safety office on Wood St. to obtain a parking permit.  The closest parking lot to Gemmell Student Center is Lot 16.  If you choose to park at a metered space along Wilson Ave you will need to pay the meter. Parking tickets will be the responsibility of the visitor.



Center for Career and Professional Development:  814 393 2323 or email

Last Updated 8/13/20