The Career Connections Expo is an annual event hosted by the career development offices of the University of Illinois Springfield and other college/university partners in Springfield. The event takes annually in the Spring semester.  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.

This year the Career Connections Expo is hosted by the University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College and will be held on Thursday, March 23rd from 11:00am-2:00pm.

Make plans to attend the Career Connections Expo on Thursday, March 23rd 2023 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at The Recreation & Athletic Center (TRAC) 2171 University Drive (on the UIS Campus). Guest parking will be available in Lot I (South).

There is no cost or pre-registration for students, alumni, and community jobseekers attending the event. For employer participants, advance registration is required.  Student, alumni, and community participants should plan to dress professionally and bring copies of their resume to share with participating employers.  Wearing masks is optional but encouraged as an additional precaution. 

The 2023 Career Connections Expo is supported by advantage partners including: NPR Illinois, Marucco, Stoddard, Ferenbach & Walsh, Inc. (MSF&W), Northwestern Mutual, Hope, Lutheran Child & Family Services, Family First Life Universe.

Information for Students/Job Seekers

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Contact the Career Development Center:

2023 Event Program with Employer List