Employer FAQ

Due to COVID-19, Meet The Firms 2020 will take place virtually. Minnesota State University, Mankato and the College of Business are committed to taking any steps necessary to protect the health and safety of our faculty, staff and students, as well as all visitors to campus. Please contact cobinternships@mnsu.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Table of Contents

  • What information do I need to register for Meet the Firms events?
    • Your organization name
    • Your name
    • Your position title
    • Credit card for payment
    • Number of employers attending the event from your organization
    • Information on whether or not any of the attendees have dietary restrictions
    • Jobs/internships you are looking to fill
    • Other applicable details

 

  • What are the fees for the event?
    • $300 for Meet the Firms
      • This covers fees for your booth in the virtual platform.

 

  • Will I receive confirmation if I am registered for the event?
    • You should receive a confirmation that you are registered for your event. Please check both your inbox and junk mail to ensure you have received this confirmation. If you run into any issues, please contact us at cobinternships@mnsu.edu.

 

  • Will I receive a receipt for the event?
    • After you input your payment information, you will be provided the option to print your receipt. If you run into any issues, please contact us at cobinternships@mnsu.edu.

 

  • How many recruiters can come to Meet the Firms?
    • Up to 3 recruiters may attend Meet the Firms. If you would like to receive information for registration and pricing for additional attendees, please contact us at cobinternships@mnsu.edu.

 

  • Can my organization help with preparation events (such as resume prep, interview practice, etc.)?

 

  • Will there be training on how to use and navigate the virtual platform?
    • Yes! Our vendor offers weekly training opportunities and we plan to hold Q&A sessions via Zoom to ensure you are comfortable with the platform prior to the fair. Please email cobinternships@mnsu.edu if you are interested.

 

  • Which organizations can attend the event?
    • Public accounting firms, private industry, non-profit sectors, and government agencies looking to hire or employ accounting students are encouraged to attend the event.

 

  • Can I host on-site interviews for candidates I meet at Meet the Firms?

 

  • Is there a deadline to register for the event?
    • Spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Due to the limited amount of spaces, we encourage you to register as soon as possible. If you have any questions on the availability of spaces, please contact us at cobinternships@mnsu.edu.