Durham - Career Fair Employer Information

For Employers – The Durham School Career Fair

Event Location

All events are 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
Reserve by phone at "The UNO Rate" for a discounted rate.

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

Ship Your Booth

Ship booth and materials to arrive NO EARLIER than Monday, October 1, 2018. 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 2
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68106

Bonnie L. Martin
Career Services Coordinator, Omaha
PKI 102D | 1110 South 67 Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0176

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 300  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


Registration for Fall 2018 opens on March 1, 2018. Please contact Bonnie Martin, Career Servcices Coordinator, with any questions: bonniemartin@unl.edu

Event Schedule

Internship Presentations and Welcome Reception
Monday, October 1, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Internship Presentations, Scott Conference Center
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception & Mixer, Scott Conference Center
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. Following the presentations, The Durham School hosts a Welcome Reception for faculty, staff, students, and industry partners to connect.
The Durham School Career Fair
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Scott Conference Center
Over 300 students attend each year to meet employers and explore internship and full-time opportunities. Setup is available as early as 8:00 AM, with an optional tour of the Peter Kiewit Institue before the Fair begins. A light breakfast and lunch are provided.
Next Day Interviews
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Scott Conference Center
Next Day Interviews provide companies the opportunity to maximize their time on campus by meeting with students immediately following the Fair. Some employers interview 15+ candidates during Next Day Interviews. Semi-private, conference-style interview space is available. Please request your table(s) when you register online.

Employer Registration Cost

2018 Registration ($500) includes:

  • Entry for 4 representatives to the Fair
  • 1 or 2 skirted tables for your booth space (first-come, first-served basis)
  • Continental breakfast and lunch at the Fair
  • Entry for Internship Presentations and Welcome Reception
  • Hors d'oeuvres and beverages at Welcome Reception
  • Access to student resume books prior to the Fair
  • 1 or 2 tables at the Next Day Interviews (first-come, first-served basis)


Questions? Visit our Logistics and FAQ page. If you need further assistance, please contact Bonnie Martin, Career Services Coordinator, at bonniemartin@unl.edu.