Agriculture and Business Career Expo FAQs from Employers

  • What is the Agriculture & Business Career Expo, and what students attend?
  • When and how do I receive information about the Agriculture & Business Career Expo?
  • How do I register for the Agriculture & Business Career Expo?
  • What is the registration fee and what does it include?
  • How can I pay for the registration fee?
  • What is the cancellation/refund policy?
  • What are the advertising options?
  • What colleges and majors does NDSU offer?
  • Where do I ship displays and materials for the Agriculture & Business Career Expo?
  • What are the lodging options in Fargo?
  • Where can I unload my vehicle for the Agriculture & Business Career Expo?
  • Who should I contact to set up interviews after the Agriculture & Business Career Expo?
  • Who can I contact for help?

What is the Agriculture & Business Career Expo and which students attend?

The Agriculture & Business Career Expo (formerly known as the Agriculture and Agribusiness Career Expo) is an annual event attended by undergraduate and graduate students in agriculture and business-related majors. NDSU alumni are welcome to attend as well. The Agriculture & Business Career Expo provides an excellent opportunity to connect with students to discuss or interview for current and/or future career-related employment and co-op/internship opportunities. Last year, 86 employers and 482 students attended the ag event while 331 students and 61 employers participated in the Business Internship and Career Expo.

NDSU alumni are invited to attend this event and we also invite students from several area four-year universities. The Fair is not open to the general public.

**NOTE: This event is only for bona fide employers looking to fill internships and full-time positions that require or prefer at least a four-year degree. Anyone wanting to participate for the sole purpose of promoting anything except jobs may not attend. ***Third Party Recruiters may not attend this event.***

When and how do I receive information about the Agriculture and Business Career Expo?

You will automatically receive registration information by email for the Agriculture & Business Career Expo if you are registered with the NDSU Career Center and have recruited for Ag-related  and business majors. If you are not sure if you are registered, please contact Pat Breen | pat.breen@ndsu.edu | 701.231.8464

How do I register for the Agriculture and Business Career Expo?

Registration information coming soon!

NOTE: This event is only for bona fide employers recruiting college interns and graduates. Anyone wanting to participate for the sole purpose of promoting anything but jobs may not attend. *Third Party Recruiters may not attend this event.*

What is the registration fee, and what does it include?

Dates Registration 1 Day 2 Days 1 Day/             2 Booths 2 Days/               2 Booths
June  – Aug 14, 2018 Regular $400 $550 $800 $1,100
Aug 15th  – Sept 112018 Late $500 $650 $1,000 $1,300

Registration includes: 

  • 10×10 booth space and one eight-foot table (booth must be manned at all times)
  • registration for up to two representatives ($10 for each additional rep)
  • 2 chairs
  • tablecloth (limited supply available – first come/first serve)
  • electrical power
  • wireless internet access
  • lunch/refreshments

The registration fee must be paid by September 11, 2018 to ensure your spot at the expo.

How can I pay for the registration fee?

The registration fee must be paid by credit card. MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover credit cards can be used to pay the registration fee. Agriculture & Agribusiness Career Expo Credit Card Payment Form 

SPECIAL NOTE: If the registration fee has not been paid in full by the start of the event, the company representative checking-in will be required to pay by credit card.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

Agriculture & Agribusiness Career Expo: Cancellation notification is appreciated so we may inform students. Refund of the registration fee (MINUS a $50 administrative fee) will be given for cancellations received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. There is no refund of the registration fee for cancellations after September 11, 2018.

What are the extra fees and advertising options?

Extra Rep Fee (per person, limited to 4) $10
Featured Sponsor (10 spots available, priority booth placement at event and on mobile app, logo displayed at event, on the Career Center website, in CAREERlink and included in the campus newspaper ad) $1,000
Electronic/Website/ Paper ad Fee (logo displayed on our website, in CAREERlink and in campus newspaper ad) $250
Paper ad Fee (logo in campus newspaper ad) $100

 

The deadline for purchasing an ad is Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 5 p.m.

If interested, select this option during registration and send us your logo with the following specs:

  • A print quality jpg, gif, or eps graphic file
  • Resolution should be 256 pixels x 250 pixels and 200 dpi
  • Email to erika.bartunek@ndsu.edu by September 11, 2018

What colleges and majors does NDSU offer?

NDSU houses 7 distinct colleges with a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Where do I ship displays and materials for the Career Expo?

There will be a $25 fee (payable to The UPS Store) for delivery of display/materials to the Fargodome.

REQUIRED:

  • Contact Jeff, The UPS Store at 701-235-9505 to arrange payment and receive shipping address. The Career Center will coordinate the delivery of items to the Fargodome.
  • UNPAID SHIPMENTS WILL BE REFUSED by the UPS Store and not be delivered to the event.
  • Displays may be shipped up to one week in advance of the event to the UPS Store.

NOTE:  Any items shipped to the NDSU Career Center and/or the Fargodome will be REFUSED

What are the lodging options in Fargo?

Hotels near NDSU:

Candlewood Suites
1831 NDSU Research Park Drive
Fargo, ND 58102
701.235.8200
*Ask for NDSU rate.

Homewood Suites
2021 16th Street North
Fargo, ND 58102
701.235.3150

You can view a listing of hotel/motel options on the following website: Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau

Where can I unload my vehicle for the Career Expo?

  • Unloading and parking will take place at the NORTH end of the Fargodome
  • You may drive your vehicle into the loading dock entrance and drive down on the Fargodome floor
  • Students will be available to assist in the unloading/loading process
  • Parking is FREE; no permit required

Who should I contact to set up On-Campus Interviews (OCIs) after the Career Expo?

  • Interviews for the Agriculture & Business Career Expo will be conducted on the upper level of the Fargodome on September 26 and 27, 2018.
  • To reserve interview table(s) along with your interviewing preferences, contact Pat Breen, Employer Partnerships Manager | pat.breen@ndsu.edu | 701.231.8464

Who can I contact for help?

If you need additional information or have a special request, please contact:
Erika Bartunek, Events Manager | erika.bartunek@ndsu.edu | 701.231.7172