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OPEN's LGBTQ Career Fair

  • 23 Oct 2013
  • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Union South


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Where LGBTQ professionals connect with
Dane County's inclusive employers.

October 23, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

UW Union South, Madison
1308 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53715

Please join us for our Annual Career Fair where you can attend workshops for professional development, meet with inclusive employers who are hiring, and network with other professionals!

Attendance is free but please register so we can be sure to communicate any changes, additions, or exciting announcements to you.

The OPEN Career Fair is proudly sponsored by:
  • American Family Insurance
  • LGBT Campus Center
  • CDW
  • Our Lives Magazine
  • The Madison Times
  • Balisle & Roberson S.C.
  • Seekardia
Meet Employers, including:
  • American Family Insurance
  • CDW
  • Madison Police Department
  • Madison Fire Department
  • Keller Williams
  • Kimberly Clark
  • KForce
  • Hinckley Design & Production
  • PeaceCorps
  • US Bank
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • West
  • Wisconsin State Government
This is an exceptional opportunity to connect with, or deepen your connections to, the professional LGBTQ community.

In addition, we will also be hosting a variety of workshops to help teach you strategies for improving the climate for LGBTQ people in the workplace.

Workshops being presented:
  • 5:30 in the Landmark Room
    Yelp Senior Community Manager Corey Dane
    shares strategies that help put social media to work for you

  • 6:45 in the Landmark Room
    Post-DOMA Domestic Partner Benefits Update
    Balisle & Roberson, S.C. Attorney Christopher S. Krimmer leads a seminar about what benefits are available to domestic partners since DOMA, and how they are affected by federal marriage equality.

  • 4:00-8:00 in the Northwoods Room
    Resume writing skills
    Kforcea professional staffing and solutions firm, will be on site to personally go over your resume and offer advice for making it more attractive to area employers.

  • 6:45 in the Industry Room
    Post-college planning
    A UW–Madison led panel to help students understand what they should be preparing for as they leave school and enter the workforce
The OPEN career fair helps further OPEN’s mission to keep LGBT professionals in Madison. 

Accordingly there is no cost to attend the career fair, or at any of the workshops. 

If you are a business interested in participating, booth vendor costs are:
  • Corporate Table: $200 
  • Small Business table: $50 
To express your interest in becoming a booth vendor or if you have any further questions please contact: OPEN@vivienneandersen.com

Map of UW–Madison Union South's 3rd Floor

Contact us

Mail us: PO Box 1646 Madison WI 53701

Email us: info@openmadison.org

Call us: (608) 561-3849

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OPEN provides education and information resources regarding issues of gender and sexual diversity and other issues of professional concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) individuals who live in the Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin area. 

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