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.
 

September 26th, 2017 from 1:00pm to 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:
    • Resume Clinics
    • Drop-ins
    • Career Counseling

    Employers

    Registration is Open!

    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 September 1st, 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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