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January 18, 2023

Businesses can sign up now for SIU’s Job and Internship Fair

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Job and Internship Fair on Feb. 21 will connect Salukis with career and internship opportunities. Businesses can sign up now to participate.

Sponsored by SIU’s Career Development Center, the event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms.

Businesses register now

Prospective employers who would like to participate in the event are encouraged to register by Feb. 3. Additional information, including pricing, is on the recruiting fair website. About 120 employers have already signed up, and the list can be seen at

In addition, SIU campus departments, colleges, schools or units that are seeking interns are also welcome to participate at no cost. They should register soon as well.

Students can participate for free

All SIU students are encouraged to participate in the fair. Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors can attend.

Students can preregister and view a list of participating employers by visiting The event will include a free professional headshot photo session for students, and walk-up resume critiques will be held prior to the job fair. They are set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 7-9 in Engineering A building entrance and Feb. 14-16 at the Student Center.

To learn more

For additional information about the event or answers to specific questions, email, call 618-453-2391 or visit