Career Fair set for Oct. 21 at MVSU

October 20, 2021

The Career Services Center at Mississippi Valley State University will welcome over 40 organizations for the Fall 2021 Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021, in the R.W. Harrison Complex. 

As MVSU moves forward with making things as normal as possible on campus for students, the Career Services Center will host an in-person career fair while offering a virtual career fair and graduate school expo.

This event collaborates with the Student Government Association who has a theme of "Headed for Success."

Essie Bryant, MVSU's director of career services, said, "We will stay in compliance with the CDC and MS Department of Health guidelines for health and safety precautions which only require a mask indoors."

Bryant said that students would have the opportunity to network with over 40 vendors of companies, school districts, and graduate school representatives.

The fair is available to all students in all classifications and majors and employers from all industries. During this year's event, attendees will engage with prospective employers, participate in mock interviews and receive a free professional headshot.

"This event is an excellent way to foster students' career development beginning with their freshman year through graduation," said Bryant. Being able to offer an in-person career fair is a big step that both students and employers are looking forward to," she added.

Employer participation in this semester's career fair consists of recruiting full-time, part-time, and paid internship opportunities. In addition, students will have a chance to have a mock interview conducted by career fair representatives during the career fair.

"This is a valuable opportunity that every student should take advantage of, to help learn how to answer difficult questions, develop interview strategies, improve communication skills and work on areas of improvement, Bryant said."

Also, Trent Calvin Photography will be on-site, providing free professional headshots. You can sign up through the QR code or the Genius link for the headshots offered on October 21, 2021, at the Career Fair.



Companies and School Districts that have signed up include:

Academic Partnerships

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

Chicago Police Department

City of Memphis

Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc.

Core Civic

Dollar General

Double Quick-Refuel

Dr. Arenia C. Mallory Community Health Center

Forrest General Hospital

Gracon LLC

Grambling State University

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Logan University

Madison Metropolitan School District (WI)

McAfee Safety Analysis, Inc.

Memphis Teacher Residency

Memphis Theological Seminary

Mississippi Achievement School District

Mississippi College Office of Graduate and Professional Studies

Mississippi State University Graduate School

MVSU Graduate Programs

Navy Medical Officer Recruiting of Central Mississippi

Rankin County School District

Ross University School of Medicine

Saba University School of Medicine

Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District

State Federal Credit Union

The Graduate School - North Carolina State University

The University of Memphis School of Law

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pre-Health Scholars Internship Program

Truett McConnell University Office of Graduate Admissions

Tulane University School of Professional Advancement

University of Tennessee College of Social Work

University of Tennessee Health Science Center - College of Health Professions

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center College of Nursing

Urban Ed Academy

Waffle House

William Carey University - Master of Biomedical Science Program

WIN Waste Innovations

For questions or more information, contact Bryant at (662) 254-3851 or e-mail