Information for Employers - Fall 2017 Career Days

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Tuesday, September 19
Non-Technical Fair
Humphrey Coliseum

Wednesday, September 20
Technical Fair
Humphrey Coliseum

Schedule of Events Each Day

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Check-in and Set-up*
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Contact with MSU Students
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Check-out
*Arrive in time to set up your display by 11:00 AM

Refund Policy

Please call the Career Center, (662-325-3344), as soon as possible if your organization will be unable to attend the event. There will be no refunds after September 1.

Registration Fees

Career Day is $495 per day and reserves one display space (one 6' table, tablecloth, and two chairs) and lunch for 4 representatives.

Career Day Lunch

The registration fee includes registration and lunch for up to 4 representatives. If additional lunch tickets are needed, then we suggest you purchase an additional space for $350.00.

Equipment

Each organization will be provided an 8-foot space which includes one 6-foot rectangular table and tablecloth. We will not be able to provide special equipment or services such as internet connections, TV monitors, projectors, DVD/VCRs, screens or an extra table. If you request an electrical outlet for your display, please bring an extension cord.

If your display will not fit in an 8-foot space or on one 6-foot table, please make arrangements for a smaller display.

Directions to Humphrey Coliseum

Traveling East on Highway 12 Take Highway 82 East exit to Winona/Columbus

  • Take Highway 182 Exit East
  • Turn right at first red light onto Mississippi Blvd. (Research Park Entrance will be on your left)
  • Turn right at 1st stop sign to Humphrey Coliseum

Traveling North on Highway 25

  • Turn right onto Highway 82 East
  • Exit on to Highway 12 West (Mississippi State University)
  • Take the Highway 182 Exit East
  • Turn right at first red light onto Mississippi Blvd. (Research Park Entrance will be on your left)
  • Turn right at 1st stop sign to Humphrey Coliseum

Traveling East on U.S. Highway 82

  • Take Hwy. 12 West / Mississippi State University Exit
  • Take Highway 182 East Exit
  • Turn right at first red light onto Mississippi Blvd. (Research Park Entrance will be on your left)
  • Turn right at first stop sign
  • Coliseum is second building on right

Traveling West on U.S. Highway 82

  • Take 1st Mississippi State University Exit (Hwy. 182)
  • Turn left at first traffic light - Note: Technology Park will be on your right
  • Turn right at first stop sign
  • Coliseum is second building on right

Parking

Parking will be available at Humphrey Coliseum. Parking permits WILL NOT be emailed. They will be given out upon arrival at Career Day; please see a Career Center representative at the coliseum for assistance. The parking permit will allow you to park in any space on campus with the exception of handicapped, timed or campus service parking.

Air Services

The Golden Triangle Regional Airport is located 15 miles east of Starkville. Rental cars are available at the airport.

Lodging

  • Americas Best Value Inn and Suites, 662-323-6161
  • Comfort Suites, 662-324-9595
  • Hampton Inn, 662-324-1333
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 662-615-9664
  • Holiday Inn Express, 662-324-0076
  • LaQuinta Inns and Suites, 662-270-4100
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 662-615-0700
  • Courtyard Marriott, 662-338-3116

Shipping Displays

You may send your display in advance to:

Humphrey Coliseum Manager's Office
55 Bailey Howell Drive
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Your display will be at your table when you arrive. It is your responsibility to notify the shipper if you want your display shipped from the Humphrey Coliseum:

  • Federal Express (FedEx), 800-463-3339
  • United Parcel Service (UPS), 800-742-5877

Additional information

Leslie Neal
The Career Center
662-325-3344