Career Fairs

NIU Candidate Information: Educators’ Job Fair, Feb. 22, 2016

The NIU Educators’ Fair is the best opportunity all year for you to meet face-to-face with education recruiters!  Please follow all steps below carefully.

  1. Upload your résumé to Huskies Get Hired!
    • School districts will be able to browse candidate résumés in advance of the fair.
    • Only NIU candidates may upload a résumé to Huskies Get Hired!
  2. RSVP in Huskies-Get Hired! for the NIU Educators’ Fair.
    • Your RSVP streamlines admission to the fair and allows us to plan a more organized event for you.
    • Admission is free to NIU candidates. 
    • NIU Candidates may attend the fair even if you do not RSVP.
  3. View list of schools & employers that will be attending
    • Research these districts/employers in advance of the fair.
    • In Huskies Get Hired!, choose your Top 10 employers and notify them that you are interested in working for them and will be at the NIU Educators' Fair.
  4. Read the "Instructions for Candidates" document to learn more about the Educators’ Job Fair.
    • NOTE: Arrive early. The Convocation Center opens at 8:00 a.m. for NIU candidates.
    • Those who arrive in the building first receive priority entrance to the arena at 9:00 a.m.
    • Speak to as many employers as possible before non-NIU candidates are admitted at 10:00 a.m.
  5. Review additional educator job search resources.
    Be sure to read NIU’s Education Employment Guide for helpful tips on resume and cover letter writing, references, and interviewing.