We see the potential for success in all of our students and alumni, and we're glad you see that potential too! We offer an assortment of opportunities for employers to connect and recruit students and alumni.

With our resources you can find the right interns, part-time employees, summer hires, and full-time professional staff members for your organization. See our full list of policies and procedures before posting a job or internship.

Internships

Internships offer a unique experience for students and employers to connect and share knowledge for both parties' benefit. Some employers may be looking to create internship opportunities for the first time or may be supervising interns for the first time. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Career Services at (573) 651-2583 or by email at careerservices@semo.edu.

Find the Right Fit

REDHAWKjobs is an online resource connecting you with current students and alumni looking to for employment and internship opportunities, primarily full-time. After setting up your profile, you are able to post internship and job opportunities, review resume books for ideal candidates, keep up-to-date on upcoming Career Services events, and much more!

Recruiting

Whether you want to participate in one of our larger Career Expos, or have a more personal on-campus presentation Career Services offers the recruitment formats you need to find the right candidates.

Employers may schedule on-campus interviews by contacting the Office of Career Services at (573) 651-2583 or by email at careerservices@semo.edu. Our office requires a minimum of three weeks advance notice for all on-campus interviews. All interviews are granted on a first-come, first-served basis. We cannot guarantee student participation but will help advertise your event via REDHAWKjobs.com, on our website, and the student portal as an event listing, and via social media outlets.

As users of REDHAWKjobs.com, students and alumni have the option of inclusion in resume books. By participating in resume books, students and alumni consent to the release of their resume and certain employment related information. Only the resumes of students who have given permission to have their resume included in resume books are shared with prospective employers. Students have the option to opt in or out of having their resume included in resume books.

You may reserve a table in the University Center or other campus locations that meet your needs by calling the Office of Career Services at (573) 651-2583. Our office requires a minimum of two weeks advance notice for all information table reservations. We cannot guarantee student participation but will help advertise your event via REDHAWKjobs.com, on our website, in the student portal as an event listing, and via social media outlets.

Employers are invited to campus to host an employer information session for students in a meeting room on campus. Contact the Office of Career Services to facilitate the room reservation process by calling (573) 651-2583 or by email at careerservices@semo.edu. Our office requires a minimum of two weeks advance notice for all information session reservations. We cannot guarantee student participation but will help advertise your event via REDHAWKjobs.com, on our website, in the student portal as an event listing, and via social media outlets.

Consider visiting campus to learn more about Southeast Missouri State University. We are able to customize your visit by discussing your recruitment needs and getting you connected with the appropriate campus partners (faculty, deans, etc.). For more Information, contact Career Services at (573) 651-2583 or by email at careerservices@semo.edu.

We will create a unique virtual space for employers to present their information on a selected date/time, then have the opportunity to interact with students and faculty. This will be facilitated via Zoom. All attendees will be muted for the first 15-20 minutes of the employer's presentation, and then the virtual floor will be opened for questions. Information about students in attendance will be sent directly to the employer for follow-up. Employers may schedule Virtual Recruiting webinars by requesting dates on the -registration form- (https://semo.wufoo.com/forms/x1nczrv40xaasgf/). Career Services staff will work with students, faculty, and employers to ensure opportunities are understood and students are prepared. Our office requires a minimum of three weeks advance notice for all Virtual Recruiting events.

Recruit Redhawks with a Virtual Webinar

Career Expos

Southeast is currently only holding in-person MicroExpos and virtual Career Expos due to Covid-19.

Micro Expos

These are unique, small events designed to help employers connect with Southeast students in a certain industry or field.
Employer tables will be placed 6 feet apart and will allow for one employer representative at each table. All tables will be sanitized before and after each session. Masks are required. Student traffic will be controlled, and social distancing guidelines will be implemented.

For-Profit/Non-Governmental - $200
Non-Profit/Governmental - $100

Registration fees may be paid online. Electronic payments will automatically receive an email receipt.

Virtual Career Expos

We will create a unique virtual space for employers to present their information on a selected date/time, then have the opportunity to interact with students and faculty. This will be facilitated via Zoom. All attendees will be muted for the first 15-20 minutes of the employer's presentation, and then the virtual floor will be opened for questions. Information about students in attendance will be sent directly to the employer for follow-up.

For-Profit/Non-Governmental - $100
Non-Profit/Governmental - $100

Registration fees may be paid online. Electronic payments will automatically receive an email receipt.
If you will be paying by check, an invoice will be emailed to you when your registration is received, and a receipt will be emailed when payment is received. If you require special payment accommodations, please email Amy Aldridge at aaldridge@semo.edu.

Upcoming Career Expos

event date time location details
Career Expo Fall
Career Expo Spring

Register for a Career Expo

Payment, Cancellation, Refund, No Show, & Inclement Weather Policies for Career Expos

Registration fees are due 10 business days prior to the day of the event. If payment is not made by this date, your registration will be canceled. An organization registering late (less than 10 days prior to an event) will incur a $25 late registration fee.

Cancellation requests should be sent via email to Amy Aldridge, Employer Relations Specialist, aaldridge@semo.edu using the refund policy listed below:

  • Up to 10 Days before the event: Once payment is made, a full refund will be granted if cancellation is requested via email by 5 p.m. (CST) 10 business days prior to the event.
  • Less than 10 Days before the event: All cancellations after the 10 business day deadline will receive a refund of 50% of the total amount of registration fees paid up until the day of the event.
  • Day of Event Cancellations: All cancellations on the day of the event will forfeit a refund. Please note, that organizations with outstanding fees will not be permitted to attend future career events until their account is paid in full.

Upon receipt of registration and fee payment, an organization is expected to participate in the event. Registered organizations that “no show” on the day of the event and fail to notify the Office of Career Services of cancellation will not receive a refund or be credited for a future event.

If Southeast Missouri State University has announced a closure on the day of an event due to inclement weather, the Office of Career Services will decide if the event will continue by no later than 7 a.m. on the day of the event. Should inclement weather prevent an event from occurring, the Office of Career Services will attempt to reschedule the event.

  • If a registered business or organization chooses to participate on the rescheduled date, all fees and cancellation policies will apply.
  • If the organization chooses NOT to participate on the rescheduled date, a 100% refund will be granted.
  • If an event cannot be rescheduled, 100% of the registration fee will be refunded to all registered organizations. 

Companies and organizations who are unable to attend an event due to inclement weather in their area will receive a refund of 50%.

Organizations needing special accommodations in order to participate in a career event should contact Amy Aldridge at (573) 651-2190. Southeast Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Policies & Procedures for Employers

In order to provide fair and equitable services to our students and employers, the Southeast Missouri State University Office of Career Services and its clients adhere to the following policies:

Employers must subscribe to:
Career Services does not knowingly furnish assistance and facilities for interviewing or other career services functions to employers who discriminate in their selection of employees on the basis of sex, age, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.

Career Services reserves the right to refuse service to employers for factors such as the following:
  • Misrepresentation by dishonesty or lack of information
  • Fraud
  • Complaints by students
  • Harassment of Southeast State University students, alumni, faculty, or staff
  • Breach of confidentiality
  • Requiring, at the time of application, personal information such as bank and social security numbers
  • Positions not likely of interest to college students or alumni
  • Excessive outlay of personal funding required to obtain the position
  • Failure to adhere to Career Services’ policies and/or any violation of Southeast State University rules and regulations, and local, state, or federal laws.

The Office of Career Services office contracts with Symplicity to provide REDHAWKjobs.com. REDHAWKjobs.com is a career services software system for students and alumni of Southeast Missouri State University and employers seeking Southeast candidates for employment. Students and alumni can view, correct or change their information by logging into their REDHAWKjobs.com account. Students and registered alumni can post resumes, view and apply for jobs, and more. Employers can view, correct or change their information by logging into their REDHAWKjobs.com account. Registered employers can post positions, view approved resume books, and more.

Career Services reserves the right to remove positions that meet one or more of the following criteria.

  • Unrealistic travel expectations
  • Upfront financial requirements
  • Positions/internships that require unusual fees
  • Too many optional locations/positions
  • Internship without listed mentorship or learning component
  • Requires degree not offered by our institution

The Office of Career Services has the ability to conduct searches on resumes and candidate profiles to notify candidates of educational or employment opportunities through email communications. By entering data into the REDHAWKjobs.com system, students and alumni may have data included in aggregate reports used for evaluation of employment activities, educational programs, reports developed for institutional studies, and salary surveys.

The Office of Career Services recognizes rights to privacy. Security precautions are utilized to make sure that any information about your company is only provided to students and alumni of Southeast Missouri State University. Private information (which may include name, address, e-mail address, and other information) is not shared with any individuals or organizations outside of Career Services unless appropriate authorization has been provided.

Southeast Missouri State University Career Services does not endorse any employer, makes no guarantee about positions listed, and urges students/alumni to use good judgment in all of their interactions with employers. Career Services is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of employment. Career Services staff will use increased efforts to verify that only legitimate employers are given access to provide a company profile which will enable them to post vacancies, access resumes and schedule interviews with student and alumni subscribers. Students and alumni using REDHAWKjobs.com are expected to use good judgment in sharing personal information with potential employers.

As a user of REDHAWKjobs.com, students and alumni have the option of inclusion in resume books. By participating in resume books, students and alumni consent to the release of their resume and certain employment related information. Resumes are not shared with third parties, such as employment agencies or search firms. Only the resumes of students who have given permission to have their resume included in Resume Books are shared with employers. Students have the option to opt in or out of having their resume included in Resume Books.

The Office of Career Services is committed to complying with the ethical standards of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), and expects students to be honest and professional in the internship and job search process. We believe it is important for employers to be fully aware of the expectations we have of our student/alumni.

As a STUDENT/ALUMNI user of REDHAWKjobs.com, students agree to:

  • Provide current, accurate and truthful information about their qualifications and educational background on their online profile, resume, supplemental job search documents uploaded to the system, and in interactions with employers.
  • Be responsible for selecting an internship or job position. Although Career Services reviews and approves all job vacancies, the posting of an internship or job in REDHAWKjobs.com does not mean that Career Services is making any recommendation, representations or guarantees regarding the internship or job. Students and alumni are responsible for requesting additional information from a potential internship site or employer as necessary to make employment decisions.
  • Keep all interview appointments with employers or notify employers and Career Services in advance of any emergency requiring cancelation of any commitments. Students and alumni are advised to cancel or reschedule interviews in advance and told that late cancellations or a “no-show” require an apology email or phone call to the employer.
  • Accept interviews with employers in which they have a sincere interest and prepare for each professionally knowing that they represent both themselves and Southeast Missouri State University.
  • Honor any acceptance of an internship or job offer. Once an offer is accepted, students and alumni are advised to withdraw from consideration for other opportunities and discontinue their job search. They are also advised to inform Career Services staff regarding any extenuating circumstances that may cause re-evaluation of any internship/job acceptance before notifying the employer.

REDHAWKjobs.com is a privilege and not a right, and services can be suspended or terminated at the discretion of the Office of Career Services. Students are encouraged to notify the Office of Career Services if they perceive any violations of ethical conduct on the part of employers. Employers are encouraged to notify the Office of Career Services if they perceive any inappropriate or concerning conduct or behavior being demonstrated during interactions with students or alumni. Career Services appreciates employers joining in on committing to the highest standards of ethical behavior relating to the internship or job search process.

Job seekers are advised to exercise due diligence and use common sense and caution when applying for or accepting any position. Students and alumni are encouraged to take responsibility for all necessary precautions when interviewing for, or accepting positions. For their privacy and protection when applying to a job online, students/alumni are advised to NOT provide social security numbers to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction.

Career Services expects employers to be aware of the legal issues governing internships. For more information on internships in the United states, see the Fair Labor Standards Act and the NACE position statement.
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