UM to Host 30th Annual Big Sky Employment Fair

February 15, 2019

UM students attend the Big Sky Employment Fair.MISSOULA – The University of Montana will host its 30th annual Big Sky Employment Fair for UM students and alumni to meet with prospective employers from local, regional and national companies.

Hosted by UM’s Office of Career Services, the employment fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the University Center Ballroom. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes and dress professionally.

The annual event is free and open to all UM students and alumni from all academic disciplines. Recruiters will share opportunities for professional full-time positions, part-time employment, summer jobs and internships, and volunteer opportunities. Several employment recruiters will stay the following day, Thursday, March 7, to interview candidates.

Students and alumni can review a list of companies attending the fair at By logging into Handshake, a recruitment platform for students and job seekers, students also can view which employers will interview the day after the fair and sign-up for on-campus interviews.

Career Services provides students and alumni practical tools for job seeking, including interview practice, feedback on appropriate dress, resume support and coaching on networking with prospective employers. For more information, call UM Career Services Recruiting Coordinator Emily Johnson at 406-243-2239.  


Contact: Emily Johnson, recruiting coordinator, 406-243-2239,