VIRTUAL Education and Health Career Fair

Virtual Education and Health Career Fair Graphic includes images of health care worker in mask, student at desk for remote leaning, group of students and teacher in masks, and two people during physical therapy session

February 18, 2021
1:00pm-4pm
Hosted on Viking Career Link
Registration:
$75

Join us for our Education & Health Career Fair in a new VIRTUAL format! We are excited to host you virtually in our Viking CareerLink platform featuring video chats, queueing and multiple representatives engaging with students simultaneously. This event is open to all hiring organizations that meet our EO requirements and adhere to our recruiting policies. Registration be completed online via Viking Career Link.

This event largely draws students from:

  • Speech Pathology
  • Educatioin-all types
  • School and Mental Health Counseling
  • School Administration
  • Nursing
  • Pre-Audiology,pre-Occupational and pre-Physical Therapy
  • Other health and education related majors

Students at all class levels attend this event and it is open to all majors.

As a participating employer you will:

  • Meet highly motivated candidates for career and internship opportunities
  • Fill your talent pipeline with resumes from qualified students and soon-to-be graduates
  • Increase awareness of your organization and opportunities

Curious about the format and some of the logistics as a participant in a virtual career fair? Symplicity (host of Viking CareerLink) has created several short overview videos for students and employers. Click on the links below to watch a brief preview video of the student or recruiter/employer experience!

  • Student View - View a 2 minute video on the student experience using Viking CareerLink to participate in upcoming career or information fairs.
  • Employers/Recruiters View - View a 2 minute video on the employer experience using Viking CareerLink to participate in upcoming career or information fairs.

We hope that these short demo videos will inspire you to mark your calendars for upcoming virtual career fairs to be held Winter Quarter to network with Western Students and Alumni!


Conditions of Participation

Western is an inclusive institution. Organizations must agree to our EO policy and abide by our recruiting policies. You can review policies here.

Promotion

Your company or organization will be included in our pre-event publicity including an online list of employers attending (with website links). Career Services will contact students, staff and faculty prior to the event to let them know which employers are participating, what positions organizations have been posted in Viking CareerLink, and whether or not organizations plan to conduct interviews following the fair.

Interviews

If you are interested in hosting virtual interviews following the career fair, be sure to let us know. We use this information to let students know more about employers that are actively hiring! Please contact us if you’d like assistance with building an interview schedule.

To Register

  1. Login to the Viking Career Link database (see instructions below if you do not yet have an account).
  2. Select the event name to open the event registration form.
  3. Complete the form and be sure to hit “Submit.”

*Please Note: If you do not have an established Viking CareerLink account, you must first create one. Select “Employer/Recruiter” then select, “Register.” Within 2 business days you will be notified that your account has been approved. You can then login to Viking CareerLink and register for the event. For assistance setting up an account, resetting your account password, or completing a fair registration contact Britta.Eschete@wwu.edu.

Payments/Refunds

Contact: Britta Eschete, 360-650-2944, Britta.Eschete@wwu.edu
Payment may be made via invoice or credit card and the method will be selected on the registration form. If you choose to pay by invoice, invoices will be generated 5-10 days after the event. Payment is not required prior to your participation. If you choose to pay by credit card, you will receive link via email at the billing address designated in your confirmation message. All unpaid credit card registrants will be converted to an invoice after the event. Payment of invoices may still be made by credit card.

No refunds will be given for cancellations within one week of the event. Unpaid registrations cancelled within one week will still be required to remit payment.

Event Details & Instructions

The Career Services Center is here to help ensure that your organization and representatives are prepared to participate! We’re hosting virtual drop-in hours throughout January and February -please consider attending if you have questions about the registration process, event logistics or would just like to say “hello” in advance of the Winter Career Fair Season!

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties accessing Zoom, please reach out to Britta Eschete 360-650-2944 or britta.eschete@wwu.edu

Thursday, January 7th 3-4PM
Tuesday, January 12th 3-4PM
Thursday, January 21 3-4PM
Tuesday, January 26th 3-4PM
Join Zoom Meeting (link is the same for all January meetings)
Meeting ID: 974 7155 2542
Passcode: 890015

Tuesday, February 2nd 11AM-Noon
Tuesday, February 9th 11AM-Noon
Tuesday, February 16th 3-4PM
Tuesday, February 23rd 3-4PM
Join Zoom Meeting (link is the same for all February meetings)
Meeting ID: 935 7351 6276
Passcode: 030490


Special Accommodations

Contact: Diane Flores, 360-650-4240, Diane.Flores@wwu.edu
To request disability accommodation, contact Diane Flores.