Career and Graduate School Fair

Tuesday, February 20, 1–4 p.m. (Employer set up 11 a.m.–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 encouraged to attend!


The Career and Graduate School Fair is open to all students, alumni and community members. All grade levels and degrees are encouraged to attend.

What do you need for the Job and Internship Fair?

  • Professional attire (students and alumni inappropriately dressed will not be allowed to enter)
  • Student ID
  • At least 10 copies of your resume

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

  • Have your resume reviewed with Career Services
  • Attend the Get a Job Pizza Party on Monday, February 19
  • Conduct company research
  • Collect business cards from recruiters to follow up after the event


Register here

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

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Recuiting part-time, full-time and internship positions

Appalachian State University School of Graduate Studies
Recruiting for graduate school programs

Avery County YMCA
Recruiting full-time positions

Boone Police Department
Recruiting full-time positions

Burke County Public Schools
Recruiting full-time positions

Camp Lutherock
Recruiting summer season positions

Camp Merri-Mac/Timberlake, LLC
Recruiting seasonal positions

Children's Hope Alliance
Recruiting part-time, full-time, internship, youth care, and registered nurse positions

CIS Abroad
Recruiting for internships abroad

East Tennessee State University
Recruiting for college of nursing

Elk River Club
Recruiting part-time, full-time, internship and seasonal positions

Eseeola Lodge at Linville River Club
Recruiting part-time, seasonal and internship positions

Frye Regional Medical Center
Recruiting full-time positions

Kindred at Home
Recruiting full-time positions

Lincoln Memorial University School of Business
Recruiting for graduate school programs

Lincoln Memorial University School of Law
Recruiting for graduate school program

Linville Ridge Country Club
Recruiting seasonal positions

Mary Kay Cosmetics
Recruiting part-time, seasonal and full-time positions

Meadville Lombard Theological School
Recruiting for graduate school programs

NC Department of Public Safety Probation/Parole
Recruiting full-time and internship positions

Peace Corps
Recruiting full-time positions

Pfeiffer University
Recruiting for Master of Arts and Practical Theology Programs 

Sugar Mountain Resort
Recruiting seasonal positions

Tweetsie Railroad, Inc.
Recruiting part-time and seasonal positions

Waffle House Inc.
Recruiting part-time, seasonal and internship positions

Winston-Salem Police Department
Recruiting full-time positions

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 Laura Pell at

Questions? Contact Laura Pell, director of career services, at 828.898.8828 or