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Collegiate Employ-Net
The Bluffton University Center for Career and Vocation will offer two events in partnership with The Collegiate Employ-Net Consortium and 16 other universities and colleges in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan. The first, held last fall, was a networking event for student members of the Collegiate Employ-Net Consortium. The second event, the Collegiate Employ-Net job fair is open to all students.

Interested students and employers should view the Collegiate Employ-Net website to register.  Please contact the director at (419) 358-3030 with questions.

OFIC CareerFest
Feb. 7, 2014
Columbus, Ohio
As a member of the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Bluffton students and alumni are invited to attend the annual OFIC CareerFest in Columbus, Ohio, at the Aladdin Shrine Center. The purpose of CareerFest is to bring students from OFIC's 34 member institutions to meet with OFIC's donor companies and organizations in one central location to discuss internship and employment opportunities.

Interested students should view the OFIC website. Students who wish to attend should register by calling the Center for Career and Vocation at 419-358-3247, indicating whether or not transportation is needed.

Education Expo
Held each spring, Education Expo is an event sponsored by a consortium of seven institutions in Ohio. Local school systems and systems from across the country will participate in this event to recruit teacher education candidates from the consortium schools.

A registration kick-off event will be held early spring. Students, alumni and employers alike should contact Kathy at (419) 358-3247 for more information.

Bluffton University Camp Fair
Students and employers can benefit from this event, held in collaboration with four other universities in Ohio for a week of camp recruitment. This annual event is held in Marbeck Center. For questions concerning the camp fair, or if you are a recruiter and would like to attend, please contact the student life office at 419-358-3247 or email the career center at