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WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College are excited to announce the 2024 Career Connections Expo. Students and alumni from the hosting institutions, as well as community members, are invited to attend the free event to explore career opportunities and network with participating employers.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21

WHERE: UIS Recreation & Athletic Center, 2171 University Drive, Springfield
Complimentary parking for guests is available in Lot I (South).

DETAILS: The Expo is designed to help attendees make professional connections, find jobs and internships and explore career paths. For potential employers, it is a chance to share pertinent information and build relationships to help develop talent pipelines for current for future opportunities.

Representatives from more than 120 organizations are expected to be on hand to connect with jobseekers at the event.

Information for students, alumni and others: Participants should plan to dress in business casual attire and bring copies of their resume if possible to share with employer participants. Additional information is available online at

Information for employers: Advanced registration is required. Once maximum capacity is reached, interested employers will be placed on a waitlist. For more information or other questions, call 217-206-6508 or email

The Career Connections Expo is supported by advantage partners including: NPR Illinois; Omniskope, Inc.; Marucco, Stoddard, Ferenbach & Walsh, Inc. (MSF&W); Northwestern Mutual; & Wexford Health Services, Inc.

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