July 06, 2021

Businesses can sign up now for SIU’s Saluki Student Job Fair

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale is inviting businesses to register now for the fall 2021 Saluki Student Job Fair.

The event is set for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 in Student Center Ballroom D. This year marks the return to an in-person event after last year’s job fairs were virtual due to the pandemic.

Open to local companies

Any area business that is interested in hiring SIU students for part-time employment this fall is welcome to participate for free. Register online at https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/25593. Organizers encourage businesses to register by Aug. 6. SIU’s job fair typically draw dozens of businesses and hundreds of participating students.

The event assists local businesses and university departments in identifying and hiring qualified people for their part-time positions, as well as connecting students with on-campus employers.

University departments with immediate openings, as well as those anticipating job openings for the fall 2021 semester are welcome to attend.

All students can attend

The event is also open to all SIU students at no cost. Students are not required to pre-register.

For more information

SIU’s New Student Programs, the Student Center and the Career Development Center are job fair sponsors. For additional details, contact SIU’s Career Development Center at careerdevelopment@siu.edu or 618-453-2391.