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For Employers – The Durham School Career Fair

Event Location

In-person fair will be held at the Scott Conference Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus:

6450 Pine St.
Omaha, NE 68106


Nearby Hotels

The Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Aksarben Village
402.951.4300
Reserve by phone at "The UNO Rate" for a discounted rate.

Hampton Inn Omaha Midtown-Aksarben Area
402.933.5510
Reserve by phone at "The UNO Rate" for a discounted rate.


Ship Your Booth

Booth information:

Ship booth and materials should arrive no earlier than the Monday before the fair. We can arrange return shipping by UPS, USPS, and FedEx. Please provide a return shipping label.

Shipping address:

Scott Conference Center
ATTN: Carol Potter
Durham Fair—October 5/6
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68106


Questions?
Contact:
Sarah Kavan, M.A.
Career Services Coordinator
Enginering Career Services, Scott Campus

Why should you recruit at The Durham School Career Fair?

Welcome to the employer page for The Durham School Career Fair! This annual Career Fair provides an ideal environment for business and industry members to network with more than 400  students interested in internships and careers related to architectural engineering, construction engineering, construction management, and civil engineering.

Learn about our participating majors

Architectural Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Engineering
Construction Management

Event Schedule (2021)

Internship Presentations via Zoom Webinars

Monday, August 2, 2021
5:00 PM- 6:30 PM | Architectural Engineering Presentations
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
5:00 PM- 6:30 PM | Construction Programs Presentations

Internship Presentation Website: https://engineering.unl.edu/durhamschool/internship-presentations/  

As a way to showcase employers and students, The Durham School hosts Internship Presentations. Students in the Construction and Architectural Engineering programs present on their summer internship experiences for fellow students and industry attendees. Registrants will be provided links to Zoom webinars to view live or watch recordings later.

The Durham School Career Fair

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 & Wednesday, October 6, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | In-Person Career Fair 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Virtual Career Fair, Handshake Platform
Meet and recruit Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, and Civil Engineering students. Our students are eager to meet employers and explore internship & full-time opportunities. All majors welcome on each Durham Fair date, and students are encouraged to attend both in-person dates and the virtual fair.

The Durham School Director's Reception
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM | October 5, 2021

A reception for industry, students, faculty, and staff following the first day of the in-person fair, including remarks from the Director of The Durham School. The reception will be hosted at Beacon Hills located in Aksarben Village.

Interviews
At the Employer's Discretion

In 2021, we will not be hosting next-day interviews. Please plan to interview your candidates off-site or virtually after the fair dates.

Employer Registration Cost

2021 In-Person Registration ($500) includes:

  • Entry for one booth at one in-person fair date, bringing a maxiumum of 2 representatives 
  • 5x2 skirted table for fair materials
  • Lunch at the Scott Cafe (dining hall) for representatives
  • Access to engage in-person with students from various Durham School majors
  • Access to view Internship Presentations by Durham School seniors via Zoom webinars
  • Access to student resume books prior to the Fair

2021 Virtual Registration ($250) includes:

  • Entry for up to 15 representatives on the virtual platform (Each representative must have their own Handshake profile)
  • Video, audio, and chat communication with students
  • Group sessions with up to 50 students
  • 1:1 student meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
  • Access to view Internship Presentations by Durham School seniors via Zoom webinars
  • Access to student resume books prior to the Fair
  • Ability to share your values and documentation with students ahead of time

FAQs

  • Questions? Visit our Durham School Logistics and FAQ page.
  • We strongly encourage you to view this Handshake webinar that details how the virtual platform functions.
  • Curious about what the student virtual fair experience looks like? Click here.

Health & Safety Notice

All current local and campus health guidance will be followed and enforced at this event. Please review UNO campus guidance effective May 26, 2021, available here: https://www.unomaha.edu/maverick-covid-response/return-to-campus/summer-2021-updates.php#masks  Within the ongoing context of the pandemic, these policies may change at any time. Employers registered for this event are expected to adhere to any current University policies and restrictions. The person who registeres your organization for this event is responsible for passing along this information to the representatives who will be in attendance.