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Dress for Success Clothing Drive

Missouri Southern State University and Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network present Dress for Success
Our goal is to provide MSSU students with professional clothing that they may not be able to afford on their own.  All donations will be made available to students, with "professional shoppers" to assist them on March 31st.

What we need:
• Examples: suits, dress pants, dress shirts, skirts, nice sweaters, dress shoes, ties, belts, etc.
• XL and plus size items in high-demand

How you can get your donations to us:
Drop off your clean, pressed, professional clothing to any of the following locations:
February 17-27
• Southwest Missouri Bank – 32nd & Indiana
• Commerce Bank – 2nd & Main
• Community Bank & Trust – 3131 E. 7th (Next to Target)
• Hometown Bank – 3016 McClelland
• Arvest – 2023 E. 32nd
• Mid-Missouri Bank – 3435 E. 7th
• Pinnacle Bank – 2433 South Range Line
• United Missouri Bank – 329 S. Range Line Road

March 9-13
• Ralph L. Gray Alumni Center, Missouri Southern Campus

Learn more!

MSSU Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Leggett & Platt Athletic Center

Sponsor Registration: $250 *limited quantity available
Sponsor level registration includes a 6 or 8 foot table, complimentary lunch, company logo in event program and on website, company information listed on banners, posters, and in campus newspaper advertisement. 

Standard Registration:
Standard registration  includes a 6 or 8 foot table, complimentary lunch, and program and website listing.
Business & Industry $150 
Graduate School Recruitment $150
Government and Nonprofit $100
K-12 Schools $Free

Register through Hire a Lion and view attending organizations online.

Thank you to the Spring Career Fair Sponsors:

Zimmer Radio Logo Arvest Logo   snc2 logo
KC University Communication Solutions  wgc logo
Springleaf logo Wal-mart logo  Jack Henry Logo
Heartland logo    

MSSU Education Career Fair

Thursday, March 12, 2015
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

Sponsor Registration: $200 *limited quantity available
Sponsor level registration includes a 6 or 8 foot table, company logo on website, company information listed on banners, posters, and in campus newspaper advertisement. 

Standard Registration:
Standard registration  includes a 6 or 8 foot table, complimentary lunch, and website listing.
Graduate School Recruitment and Non K-12 $100
K-12 School Systems $0 (no charge)

New this semester: Please join us for a complimentary lunch presentation from 11:30-12:30 preceding the fair.

Semi-private interview stations will be available in addition to the fair. This optional service is available free-of-charge to assist you with candidate screening.

Register through Hire a Lion and view attending organizations online.

Sponsorship

Introduce your company or school to the best and brightest students and alumni. Missouri Southern State University offers a variety of events designed to help students prepare for the workforce. Participation in career-prep events offers the opportunity to peak student interest before the career fair. MSSU currently has over 5,700 students enrolled and over 1,600 attended career events last year. Sponsorship opportunities include: Spring Career Fair, Career Prep Luncheons, Career Fair Crams, and Etiquette Dinners.

MSSU Career Fairs $250 per fair

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Career Fair sponsorship builds brand recognition with students, faculty, and staff. Sponsor level registration includes a 6 or 8 foot table, complimentary lunch, company logo in event program and website, company information listed on banners, posters, and campus newspaper.

MSSU Career Prep Luncheons $100 per lunch

Fall 2014 Dates: September 9, October 21, November 4, and December 2
Spring 2015 Dates: February 3 and March 3
Reach students in an intimate atmosphere, luncheons attract 75-150 students per event. Students enjoy the casual and interactive environment. Sponsorship includes a three-minute company introduction which can be an individual presentation, or we will be happy to show a video on your behalf. Company information will be distributed to visitors upon arrival.

MSSU Career Fair Cram $100 per event

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Career Fair Cram offers a fun and fast-paced environment for students to fine-tune their skills before the career fair. Stations include mock interviews, resume critique, how to tie a tie, networking, and many more. Company logo will be used in promotional materials, displayed during event, and materials will be included in visitor packets. If interested, sponsors can man a station to meet students in a casual environment and share career-related advice.

MSSU Etiquette Dinner and Networking 101 $100 per event

Monday, April 6, 2015
Students learn how to successfully navigate business dinners and networking events. Sponsor logo will be included on table tents and marketing material.

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