CareerFest

CareerFest is Appalachian State University's largest and most comprehensive career event. Serving students and alumni of all majors and skills, the event is host to many companies, non-profits, healthcare and government agencies that are ready to network with students and introduce them to valuable internship and job opportunities.
 

March 1, 2017 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Holmes Convocation Center

Students and Alumni

  • Open to all majors
  • Bring your Appcard (not applicable for alumni) 
  • Professional dress is required
  • RSVP is recommended via Career Gear
    • Select the 'events' tab
    • Click on 'RSVP' below CareerFest
  • How to prepare:
    • Boot Camps: February 9th, March 21st, and April 19th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm in the Whitewater Cafe, 2nd floor Student Union  
    • Resume Clinics: Monday, Feb. 13 thru Friday, Feb. 24 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Contact Tables in the Student Union 
    • Drop-ins: Monday thru Friday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in the Career Development Center, 3rd floor JET Building

Employers

Registration is Currently Closed

Raise your brand awareness to Appalachian State students, alumni, faculty and staff! The CareerFest sponsorship includes:

  • Premier parking for two vehicles at CareerFest

  • Preferred booth location (selection within industry cluster)

  • Contact table in the Student Union for recruiting at any date before April 28, 2017

  • Sponsors will be highlighted on a daily basis from February 13, 2017 until CareerFest in the following venues:

    • Career Development Center Website. Last year, out of 7215 visits, 4365 were new unique visits to our website during the 2 week period before the fair.

    • Career Development Center LED/LCD Monitor located in the Career Development office

    • Plemmons Student Center Union LED/LCD Monitors seen by thousands of students daily

    • Company logo is displayed on a large projection screen inside the Holmes Convocation Center during CareerFest

  • Sponsors will also be noted in:

    • CareerFest Student Program Guide

      • Priority listing in CareerFest student guide

    • CareerFest Poster located by the student and employer registration tables

Deadline for Sponsorship is February 1, 2017

135 Employers Recruited at Spring CareerFest 2017:

*To secure an interview, CareerFest attendance is necessary.

 Spring 2017 Employers  Majors Recruiting
131 MAIN Restaurant

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Aerotek

All majors

Full-time opportunities

AIESEC

All Majors

Part-time & internship opportunities

Airgas, an Air Liquide Company

Building Sciences, Chemistry, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Engineering Physics (Masters of Science), Finance & Banking, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management

Full-time & internship opportunities

American Conservation Experience

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Appalachian State University

All majors

Full-time & part-time opportunities

Auto-Owners Insurance Company

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Baker DC, LLC

All majors, Building Sciences

Full-time opportunities

Barringer Construction

 

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

Beacon Hill Staffing Group

 

Accounting, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Risk Managment & Insurance, Psychology, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

BirdDog Logistics

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Blue Ridge Community Action, Inc.

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Blue Ridge HealthCare

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Buckeye International 
On-campus interviews
March 2

All majors

Full-time opportunities

C.H. Robinson

On-campus interviews
March 2

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Caffey Distributing Company/Carolina Premium Beverage

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Camelot Consulting

Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Risk Managment & Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

Cardinal Solutions

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science

Full-time opportunities

Carolina West Wireless

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Catawba Valley Medical Center

All majors, Nursing

Full-time & part-time opportunities

CGI
On-campus interviews
March 2

All majors, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Chandler Concrete Co., Inc

All majors, Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

Children's Hope Alliance

All majors

Full-time & part-time opportunities

City of Asheville All Majors, Criminal Justice, Masters in Public Administration, Political Science

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

City of North Myrtle Beach- Department of Public Safety All Majors

Full-time opportunities

City of Rock Hill Police Department All Majors

Full-time opportunities

Collabera All Majors

Full-time opportunities

D.R. Horton, Inc.
 
Accounting, Building Sciences, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Management, Marketing, Risk Management & Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time & internship opportunities

Deerfield Ridge/Ridge Care All Majors

Full-time & part-time opportunities

Democracy North Carolina All Majors

Internship opportunities

Department of State All Majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Diversified Brands - The Sherwin Williams Co. All Majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

DPR Construction

 

All majors, Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

Drake Software Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics

Full-time opportunities

Duke Energy Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Physics

Internship opportunities

Duke TIP

All Majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Durham Police Department

All Majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

E. & J. Gallo Winery
On-campus interviews
March 7
All Majors

Full-time opportunities

Eastman Chemical Company

 

Business Analytics Cert., Computer Information Systems, Computer Science

Full-time & internship opportunities

Eckerd Kids

Child Development, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Middle Grades Education, Psychology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology

Full-time opportunities

EMMsphere

Accounting, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology, Graphic Design, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Admin. (MBA)

Full-time opportunities

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

All majors

Full-time opportunities

eSeLPi

All majors, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Ferguson Enterprises

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Fidelity Investments

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science

Full-time & internship opportunities

Flow Automotive Companies

On-campus interviews
March 2

 

All majors, Accounting, Communication, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration

Full-time opportunities

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Frampton Construction Company, LLC

Accounting, Building Sciences, Economics, Finance & Banking, Industrial Design, Management

Full-time & internship opportunities

Friendship Honda of Boone

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Frye Regional Medical Center

 

Health & Physical Education, Health Administration, Health Care Management, Health Education, Health Promotion, Nursing, Wake Forest Physician Assistant

Full-time & ipart-time opportunities

Fusion360

 

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science

Full-time opportunities

Goulston Technologies, Inc.

On-campus interviews
March 2

Chemistry

Full-time & internship opportunities

Greensboro Police Department

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

H&E Equipment Services

Management,Marketing

Full-time opportunities

Hanes Companies

Accounting, Business Analytics Cert., Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, International Business, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Risk Management and Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

Holder Construction Company
 

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

Holston Camp & Retreat Center

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Impact Financial Systems

Accounting, Business Analytics Cert., Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Finance & Banking, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Mathematics

Full-time & internship opportunities

Insight Global

On-campus interviews
March 2

Accounting, Apparel Design & Merchandising, Communication, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, English, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Industrial Organizational Psychology, International Business, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Admin. (MBA), Mathematics, Non-Profit Admin. Cert., Risk Management & Insurance, Psychology, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

iSurity, Inc

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Johnson City Fire Department

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Kimpton Hotels & Resorts

All majors, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Recreation Management

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Kohl's Corporate

Apparel Design & Merchandising, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Internship opportunities

Libby and Leaf
On-campus interviews
March 2

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Lincoln Financial Group
 

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Linville Ridge Country Club

 

All Majors

 

Part-time & internship opportunities

Martin Horn Inc.

Appropriate Technology, Building Sciences, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Management, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Technology

Full-time & internship opportunities

McCrory Construction Company LLC

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

MCM - McMillan Builders

Building Sciences, Management, Marketing

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Meridian Technologies

Accounting, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, International Business, Management, Marketing, Philosophy, Psychology, Risk Management and Insurance, Sociology Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

MicroD

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

MiSource, Inc.

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Mission Health System

Accounting, Athletic Training, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics, Exercise Science, Finance & Banking, Health Adminstration, Health Care Management, Health Education, Health Promotion, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration, Masters of Public Administration, Non-Profit Administration Cert., Nutrition & Foods, Nursing, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology

Full-time & part-time opportunities

Mountain Youth Academy

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

N.B. Handy

Accounting, Building Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Management, Marketing, Psychology

Full-time & internship opportunities

National General Insurance

On-campus interviews
March 2

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

NC Department of Public Safety

Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Full-time & internship opportunities

Neff Rental

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Nolan Transportation Group
 

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Norfolk Southern
On-campus interviews
March 2

Accounting, Business Analytics Cert., Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics, Finance & Banking, Industrial Design, International Business, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Risk Management and Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Risk Management & Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

OneMain Financial

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Ortec, Inc. Biology, Certified Chemist, Physics, Cell/Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Ecology & Environmental, Fermentation Sciences, Evolution & Environmental Biology, Forensic Science, Engineering Physics, Environmental Science
Full-time & internship opportunities
Peace Corps

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Penske Truck Leasing

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

PharPoint Research, Inc.

All majors

Part-time & Internship opportunities

Precision Walls, Inc
On-campus interviews
March 2

Building Sciences

Full-time opportunities

Prism Medical Products

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Rafting in the Smokies

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Red Classic Transportation
 

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Red Ventures

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Rentenbach Constructors Inc
 

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

RR Donnelley
 

Accounting, Commercial Photography, Communication, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Graphic Arts & Imaging Tech., Graphic Design, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Business, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Studio Art, Supply Chain Management, Technical Photography

Full-time opportunities

Rush Enterprises

 

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Samaritan's Purse

All majors

Full-time & part-time opportunities

Save-A-Lot
On-campus interviews 
March 2

Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Admin., Risk Management & Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time & internship opportunities

Sherwin-Williams

 

Accounting, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Risk Management & Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time & internship opportunities

Shook Construction

 

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

All majors, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Fermentation Sciences, Hospitality & Tourism Management

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Signature Consultants

All Majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Snider Fleet Solutions

All Majors, Business Majors

Full-time opportunities

Southern Energy Management

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Southern Staircase

Accounting, Building Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Environmental Science, Finance & Banking, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, International Business, Management, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration, Risk Management & Insurance

Full-time & internship opportunities

Speedway, LLC

All majors

Full-time & part-time opportunities

Sunbelt Rentals

All majors

Full-time opportunities

T-Metrics, Inc.

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics

Full-time opportunities

Target Corporation
On-campus interviews
March 7

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

TEKsystems

Accounting, Communication, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Philosophy, Psychology, Risk Management & Insurance, Sociology, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

The Marlin (Chemical) Company, Inc.

Biology, Chemistry, Industrial Design

Full-time opportunities

The Select Group

On-campus interviews
March 8

All majors

Full-time opportunities

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

 

All majors, Building Sciences, Management, Marketing

Full-time opportunities

Thompson Construction Group Inc.

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation

On-campus interviews
March 3

All majors, management

Full-time opportunities

Total Quality Logistics

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Transportation Insight

Accounting, Business Analytics Cert., Communication, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Managaement, Marketing, Masters of Business Admin., Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

Travelers

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

TTI North America

On-campus interviews
March 7

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

Turner Construction Company

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

United Rentals

All majors

Full-time & internship opportunities

United States Marine Corps

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

 
Univar

All majors, Chemistry, Supply Chain Management

Full-time & internship opportunities

Vanguard

 

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Verigent

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Verizon Wireless

All majors

Full-time opportunities

Waffle House, Inc.

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

WCCB-TV Charlotte

All majors, Communication majors, Communication Studies, Management, Studio Art

Full-time & part-time opportunities

WeaverCooke Construction

Building Sciences

Full-time & internship opportunities

Wells Fargo Community Bank

All majors

Full-time & part-time opportunities

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Accounting, Business Analytics Cert., Communication majors, Communication Studies, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance & Banking, International Business, Managaement, Marketing, Risk Management & Insurance, Supply Chain Management

Full-time opportunities

Wine To Water

All majors

Internship opportunities

Winston-Salem Police Department

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

YMCA of Western NC/Nutrition Programs

All majors

Full-time, part-time & internship opportunities

Youth Villages

Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Criminal Justice, Marriage & Family Therapy, Professional School Counseling, Psychology, School Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Full-time opportunities

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