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Businesses Can Sign Up Now for SIU’s Job and Internship Fair

CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Job and Internship Fair on Feb. 15 will connect Salukis with career and internship opportunities. Businesses can sign up now to participate.

Sponsored by SIU’s Career Development Center, the event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Student Center Ballrooms. SIU is committed to protecting the community, so all those attending the event must follow current campus and state pandemic safety protocols and wear masks.

Prospective employers who would like to participate in the event are encouraged to register by Feb. 1. Additional information, including pricing, is on the recruiting fair website. More than 60 employers have already signed up.

In addition, SIU campus departments, colleges, schools or units that are seeking interns are also welcome to participate at no cost. They should register soon as well.

All SIU students are encouraged to participate in the fair. Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors attend.

Students can preregister and view a list of participating employers by visiting

For additional information about the event or answers to specific questions, email, call 618-453-2391, or visit