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Evening With Industry


Tuesday, September 20th, 2016, 6 p.m.

Evening With Industry is an annual business dinner held the night before the Engineering and Computing Career Fair.  It is a great networking opportunity for students and employers to connect in a more relaxed setting.


Students get an exclusive opportunity to interact with prospective employers in a pleasant, structured environment.  Pre-registration and payment must be made in advance. The cost is $15 for all engineering students. Students can view the companies attending.

Students who take part in Evening With Industry have unequal access to the people who do the hiring. The evening includes time to mingle and a formal dinner. Event organizers strive to connect students with employers representing the student's career interests. In addition, all employers who take part in the event will receive a flash drive with resumes of all students in attendance. In order to have a resume on this flash drive it must be submitted by 5 p.m., September 11, 2016 -no exceptions.

All engineering and computer science students—especially female students—at all academic levels are strongly encouraged to attend this exclusive event. Seating is limited. Dress is business attire. Suits are strongly recommended.

Registration for the 2016 Evening with Industry has closed.  We are currently at capacity.  Please email janellewhisler@ku.edu if you have questions. 

Student Registration


This event is a wonderful opportunity for employers to showcase a great benefits package or special programs for new employees and generate buzz to let potential candidates know what makes their organization stand out. The event helps companies build real connections with KU students. The relaxed dinner atmosphere provides an excellent opportunity for students to ask the questions that are really important to them. During dinner, students are seated according to their company preferences, so companies can be sure that students at their table are truly interested in putting their skills to work for them.

The registration fee for Evening With Industry is $250, and includes one table for each company and dinner for two representatives. Please register for Evening with Industry while signing up for the Engineering and Computing Career Fair. Registration is limited to 35 companies.

Employer Registration

For more information, please contact Florence Boldridge, Director of Diversity & Women's Programs, by email at fboldridge@ku.edu or phone at 785-864-3620.


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