Frequently Asked Questions from Employers
Sponsored by NDSU Career Center and NDSU Accounting Club
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Faculty Social - 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Career Fair - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Memorial Union - Great Plains Ballroom
- What is Meet the Firms, and what students attend?
- When and how do I receive information about Meet the Firms?
- How do I register for Meet the Firms?
- 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 is an employer presentation?
- What is an electronic ad and how can I purchase one?
- What are the lodging options in Fargo?
- Where can I unload my vehicle for Meet the Firms?
- Who should I contact to set up interviews after Meet the Firms?
- Who can I contact for help?
What is Meet the Firms, and what students attend?
Meet the Firms is an annual event attended by accounting and accountancy students. The Fair provides an excellent opportunity to connect with students to discuss or interview for current and/or future career-related employment and Cooperative Education and Internship opportunities. Last year over 470 students attended this event.
This event is open to NDSU, Concordia and MSUM students majoring in Accounting or Accountancy.
When and how do I receive information about Meet the Firms?
You will automatically receive registration information by email for the event if you are registered with the NDSU Career Center and have recruited for accounting or accountancy majors. If you are not sure if you are registered, please contact Kim Teske at 701-231-7112.
How do I register for Meet the Firms?
Registration for the Agriculture Career Expo will begin in early May.
Registration deadline is Thursday, September 11, 2014.
If wanting to register after the deadline, call 701.231.7856 to see if space is available. Please note that the registration fee doubles after the deadline. No exceptions.
NOTE: This event is only for bona fide employers of college interns and grads. 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?
The registration fee for Meet the Firms is $200. Registration includes one six-foot table, two chairs and refreshments.
The registration fee must be paid before September 18, 2014 to ensure your spot.
How can I pay for the registration fee?
The registration fee must be paid by check or credit card and must be received by September 18, 2014 to reserve your booth, be included on the map, and to avoid a $50 late fee.
Checks should be made payable to NDSU Career Center and mailed to:
NDSU Career Center
Attn: Meet the Firms
306 Ceres Hall
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
MasterCard, VISA and Discover credit cards can be used to pay the registration fee: Meet the Firms 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 fill out a Credit Card Authorization Form. This form states that the NDSU Career Center is authorized to charge the credit card for the registration fee if it is not paid in full within 7 days.
What is the cancellation/refund policy?
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 September 11, 2014. There is no refund of the registration fee for cancellations after September 11, 2014.
What is an employer presentation?
Employers are given a 12-minute presentation time-slot if they select this option on the registration form. These presentations are given during the hours of Meet the Firms in a room close to the event. There are limited slots available.
What is an electronic ad and how can I purchase one?
Electronic ads will be displayed on the jumbo display screens during Meet the Firms. They will also be displayed on the Meet the Firms webpage. The ad will cost $50 and may include a logo and short statement. If interested, select this option on the registration form.
What are the lodging options in Fargo?
Hotels near NDSU
1831 NDSU Research Park Drive
Ask for NDSU rate.
2021 16th St N
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 Meet the Firms?
Visitors lot - south side of Memorial Union
Students will be available to assist in the unloading/loading process
Parking is FREE; you will receive a permit by email within a week of the event.
Who should I contact to set up interviews after Meet the Firms?
Be sure to book your rooms well in advance. To reserve an interview room or to get information on scheduling an on-campus interview date anytime during the semester, contact Karen Jevning, Recruiting Coordinator, at 701-231-8464 or e-mail email@example.com.
Who can I contact for help?
If you need additional information or have a special request, please contact: