Backpack to Briefcase Reception 2018

Backpack to Briefcase Student/Employer Networking Reception
Thursday, February 22
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Great Hall, Smith-Curtis

Network and pass out your resume to 40 employers without leaving the NWU campus!  View the list of organizations attending below.  Sandhills Publishing will be providing resume padfolios to the first 75 students who RSVP and attend the reception. RSVP here!

Wondering what to expect or how to prepare?

  • View our PDF iconevent checklist
  • Download our PDF iconBackpack to Briefcase booklet , which contains a summary of each employer attending, as well as the opportunities for which they are hiring.
  • Check out our PDF icontips for attending a career fair for information on how best to market yourself at the event.
  • Can't attend the whole time?  No worries, come when you can!
  • Wondering what to wear? Check out our Interview Apparel Tips for PDF iconMen and PDF iconWomen .

Also, be sure to get your free, professional headshot taken by Lane Hickenbottom during the Reception. Use this photo for your LinkedIn profile or other professionally focused social media sites.


Contact or visit us

Career Center
Roy G. Story Student Center, Lower Level
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794
402.465.2224 FAX 402.465.2109
career [at]

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.