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A College & Career Fair for High-School Students Preparing for Global Opportunities

About the Event

Away from the borders and coasts, Kansas City-area students are often surprised to find just how many international academic and professional opportunities await them after high school. This unique college and career fair brings together dozens of international businesses, organizations, and colleges and universities to show students just how global their future can be.

Booths include representatives from:

  • Businesses from a range of sectors, including agriculture, architecture and design, engineering, finance, hospitality, law, medicine, sports, technology, travel and transportation, and veterinary science;
  • Colleges and universities, including internationally oriented majors, clubs, and student groups;
  • Ethnic and cultural groups represented in the Kansas City area;
  • Government agencies;
  • Kansas City-based international NGOs;
  • Performing and visual arts groups and museums with global connections; and
  • Study-abroad programs

Presentations from global professionals are offered throughout the day, and students are encouraged to practice their interview skills by interacting with booth representatives as they browse the opportunities offered.

The program is underwritten by support from the participating organizations and generous Kansas City-area donors to ensure that attendance is completely cost-free for teachers and students. Sponsor packages to increase visibility and impact are available, and schools are eligible to receive up to $200 to offset the cost of bus transportation.

Booths Registered in 2018 Included

Burns & McDonnell
Catholic Charities of NE Kansas
Children International
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - University of Kansas
Commerce Bank
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Garmin International
Global FC
Global Ties KC
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS)
Kansas Army National Guard
Kansas State University Military Affairs Innovation Center
Owen/Cox Dance Group
Park University
University of Central Missouri
University of Central Missouri - International Studies Program
University of Central Missouri - Middle Eastern Studies Program
University of Kansas – International Programs/Study Abroad
University of Kansas - Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence
University of Kansas - School of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
U.S. Air Force Academy
William Jewell College

2018 Your Global Future Sponsors