Career and Graduate School Fair

Tuesday, February 28, 1-4 p.m. (Employer set up 12-1 p.m.)
Evans Auditorium, Cannon Student Center

The Career and Graduate School Fair is open to all potential employers, including those recruiting for summer jobs and internships, part-time and full-time work, and volunteer opportunities such as Peace Corps. Graduate and professional schools are also encourage to attend!


What do you need for the Job and Internship Fair?

  • Open to all students, alumni and community members. All grade levels and degrees are encouraged to attend.
  • Must be professionally dressed. Students and alumni inappropriately dressed will not be allowed to enter
  • Have Student ID
  • Have at least 10 copies of your resume

Be sure to do the following to prepare for professional/career events:

  • Attend Career and Leadership Connections on Saturday, February 25
  • Attend the Get a Job Pizza Party on Monday, February 27
  • Conduct company research
  • Collect business cards from recruiters to follow up after the event


About Lees-McRae College

Located in the Blue Ridge mountains of Western North Carolina, Lees-McRae College educates to approach life and work from a creative, collaborative, and critical perspective. Our 1,000 students complete a liberal arts-based curriculum while pursuing degrees in 19 different majors.


  • Educate students about opportunities in your career field and jobs or internships within your organization
  • Network with other hiring professionals from the area and region
  • Become better acquainted with the academic achievements and career potential of Lees-McRae College students


  • an individually-identified 6 ft. table and two chairs
  • on-campus publicity
  • complimentary WiFi internet access
  • materials and snacks for up to two representatives

Employers and Schools Attending

List will be updated regularly.

Children's Hope Alliance
Recruiting part-time and full time

Waffle House, Inc.
Recruiting internships, part-time and full-time

Burke County Public Schools
Recruiting full-time

Holston Presbytery Camp and Retreat Center
Recruiting seasonal

North Carolina Outward Bound School
Recruiting part-time, full-time and seasonal

North Carolina Highway Patrol
Recruiting full-time

Camp Lutherock
Recruiting seasonal

Linville Ridge Country Club
Recruiting internships and seasonal

Swim Club Management Group
Recruiting part-time, full-time and seasonal

East Tennessee State University College of Nursing
Recruiting graduate students

Wine to Water
Recruiting internships

Town of Beech Mountain: Parks and Recreation Department
Recruiting part-time

Peace Corps
Recruiting full-time

Northeastern University
Recruiting graduate students

Recruiting internships 

Milligan College
Recruiting graduate students

Elk River Club
Recruiting internships and seasonal

Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center
Recruiting seasonal

Winston-Salem Police Department
Recruiting full-time and internships

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Recruiting part-time, full-time, internships

Appalachian State University
Recruiting graduate students

Penland School of Crafts
Recruiting part-time, full-time, internships, seasonal

Williams YMCA of Avery County
Recruiting part-time, internships, seasonal

Sherman College of Chiropractic
Recruiting graduate students

New Hope Camp and Conference Center
Recruiting seasonal

Prism Medical Products, LLC
Recruiting full-time

U.S. National Whitewater Center
Recruiting part-time, full-time, seasonal

Old Hampton Store and Barbeque
Recruiting part-time, full-time, internship, seasonal

Mary Kay Cosmetics
Recruiting self-employment

Directions to Campus

Lees-McRae is best reached from Boone, North Carolina by Highway N.C. 105 S to Route 184 (Tynecastle Hwy) which leads to Banner Elk. When you reach the stoplight in Banner Elk, turn left and after a  hundred yards Cannon Student Center will be on the left. Parking will be assigned upon arrival.

Click here to view the campus map

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of registration may be made by email to Liz Julian at

Questions? Contact Liz Julian, director of career services, at 828.898.8828 or