McKendree University to Host Career Fair Feb. 14

(LEBANON, Ill., Jan. 31, 2024) – McKendree University will be hosting its annual career fair, the largest one yet, on Wednesday, Feb 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event will take place at the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts in the lobby and stage area on campus.  


This event will host 87 employers consisting of companies, organizations, school districts and graduate schools, and it is open to all students, alumni and job seekers. The list of employers and their opportunities can be viewed here. 


“The McKendree University Career Fair is a great opportunity for students and alumni to speak with many employers to learn more about their company or school district,” said Jennifer Pickerell, director of Career Services, “Candidates can learn about internships and job opportunities, network with a wide variety of employers and gain confidence as they begin their job search.”  


Attendees should wear business attire and can reach out to Career Services at to schedule an appointment for Bogey’s Career Closet so they may choose four free professional clothing items each year. Students should also introduce themselves and provide employers with information about their major, skills and experience. If students need assistance with their resumes, they may also reach out to Career Services.