College of Business Career Fairs

Fall 2024 Career Fairs

College of Business Career Fair

September 10, 2024
Springfield Expo Center
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Majors invited to participate: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Risk Management and Insurance, General Business, Information Technology, Data Analytics, Entertainment Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Supply Chain, Logistics and Operations Management, Merchandising and Fashion Product Development

Technology and Construction Management Career Fair

September 11, 2024
Springfield Expo Center
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Majors invited to participate: Construction Management, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering Technology 

Who can attend the Career Fairs?

Students must be a major in one of the following areas:

· College of Business
· Actuarial Mathematics
· Computer Science

The Career Fairs are open to freshman through Graduate Students.

What if I’m not a business, computer science, or actuarial mathematics major?

This fair is specifically designed to connect business, computer science and actuarial mathematics students with employers searching for those precise majors. At this time students pursuing a business minor without a business major will not be granted admission. We encourage all students to attend the MSU Career Expo held in the spring semester and to utilize the many services offered within the MSU Career Center.

Are classes canceled on the day of the fairs?

Any class cancelations will be announced in August 2024.

Is a workshop required in order to attend the fairs?

Yes, all students who plan to attend a COB Career Fair must complete the required COB Prepare for the Fair Workshop. 

How do I access information about employers attending the fairs?

Information for registered employers will be available via HandShake. All students are strongly encouraged to activate their HandShake account before attending a Prepare for the Fair Workshop.

Students may also download the Career Fair Plus App to see a list of particiapting employeers, view an interactive map and do research about employers. 

What do I wear to the fair?

There is an official professional attire dress code for participation in either Fair.

A COB Suits4Students Assistance Program is also available for a limited number of participants with demonstrated financial need. Limited funding is available each year and participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications for 2023 are closed. 

For more information, review the COB Career Fair student policies.

What if I am a College of Business alum?

You are welcome to attend the fairs however you must request entry by emailing Mary Grace Phillips, Special Event Coordinator at  The deadline to request attendance as an alumni is September 1. 

How may I request an accommodation?

If you need an accommodation to fully participate in either Career Fair event, please contact Mary Grace Phillips at 417-836-6351 or email . Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

For questions regarding either Career Fair contact Mary Grace Phillips, Special Event Coordinator and Marketing Assistant, or 417-836-6351.

Review the COB Career Fair student policies