Welcome Employer Partners!

To stay connected, post opportunities, and register for Career Events:

Login (or create) a UIS CareerConnect (now powered by Handshake)
•    Once logged in, locate the Attend Events shortcut on the side of your screen.
•    Click on (Name of Fair/Event) is currently active link.
If you would like to register over the phone, or have any questions related to the online registration process please call the Career Development Center at (217) 206-6508 or email careerservices@uis.edu

Fall Semester/Annually in August

Foot in the Door Fair

The 2022 Foot in the Door Fair was held on Thursday, August 25, 2022. 50+ employers and over 320 students participated. Look for more information about the 2023 Foot in the Door Fair in the Spring of 2023.

The Foot in the Door Fair is intended to bring students and employers/organizations together at an informal fair setting to discuss a variety of career opportunities with a focus on part-time jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

The Foot in the Door Fair is sponsored by the Career Development Center, Internships and Prior Learning Services Office, Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center, Office of Financial Assistance – Student Employment, Office of Student Life and the Office of International Student Services.

Spring Semester/Annually in February or March

Career Connections Expo

Registration for the March 2023 Career Connections Expo will open in December 2022.  Please contact the Career Development Center if you would like to be added to the invitation list.

The 2022 Expo was held on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in-person in the Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS campus.

  • To register Log in or Create an Employer Account CareerConnect 
  • On your home page, locate the Attend Events shortcut on the right side of your screen and click on the 2022 Career Connections Expo Fair link. Or go to the events section on the left side menu and select career fairs/expos and click the link to sign-up under appropriate 2022 Expo event.
  • If you need assistance with registering, please call us at 217-206-6508 or email careerservices@uis.edu for support.

The 2022 Career Connections Expo is hosted by the University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College.

The Career Connections Expo typically takes place each Spring on the UIS campus.  It is a great way to connect students, alumni, and community job seekers with employers who are looking for candidates for jobs, internships, and future connections.

  • Career Fair Policies
  • *Please note that the policies linked above were written to provide guidance regarding the Career Expo, however some practices specific to the Spring 2022 event will be communicated in advance in order to ensure the safest possible in-person event during the Covid-19 pandemic.