Frequently Asked Questions from Employers
Meet the Firms
Sponsored by NDSU Career Center and NDSU Accounting Club
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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?
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 Internship opportunities. Last year, 32 employers and over 300 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 Domholt at 701-231-7112.
How do I register for Meet the Firms?
Registration for Meet the Firms will begin in early May.
The registration deadline is Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
If wanting to register after the deadline, call 701.231.7856 to see if space is available. Please note that the registration fee increases 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?
Registration fee for Meet the Firms:
- $200 through September 6, 2016
- $300 after September 6, 2016 (if space is available)
Registration includes one six-foot table, two chairs and refreshments.
The registration fee must be paid before September 20, 2016 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 20, 2016 to reserve your booth space.
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 pay by credit card.
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 6, 2016. There is no refund of the registration fee for cancellations after September 6th.
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 screen 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?
The closest parking lot to unload your vehicle is the Memorial Union lot, just south of the Memorial Union. Students will be available to assist in the unloading/loading process. If the lot is at capacity, you will need to park in the campus Visitors Lot. Parking is FREE; you will receive a permit by email one week before 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who can I contact for help?
If you need additional information or have a special request, please contact: