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UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair XL

February 5-7, 2016

Waterloo, Iowa


The registration has been extended to January 20, 2015, NOON CST.

Registration deadline January 9, 2015.

Registration is full and the deadline has passed. No additional registrations are being accepted.

Over 1,000 teaching/administrative positions posted annually.


We anticipate over 200 recruiters representing more than 120 schools worldwide.

If you want to use your teaching, counseling or administrative credential as a passport while you explore the world, then the UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair may be for you. Only currently certified school counselors, PK-12 teachers, and administrators may participate. A state-issued license from the U.S. or Canada required. Those with an expired license are not eligible to register. Participating in the UNI Fair gives candidates the opportunity to network and interview with K-12 international schools. Most schools offer contracts on-site during the event.


The registration deadline for the 2011 UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair has passed. No new registrations are being accepted. The fair is at capacity and due to the extensive nature of our registration process there are no waiting lists and no walk-ins allowed.

In order to register with the UNI Overseas Placement Service, you as a school counselor, PK-12 teacher, or administrator. Current-year college graduates (those securing certification prior to Fall, 2016) are also invited to register (registration contingent upon required documentation).

What is the first step?

In order to register for the UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair, you must first order the free UNI Overseas Fair Registration Packet here . Once you have ordered the registration packet through the link above, you will receive the packet electronically along with a username and password that will allow you to begin the registration process.

Please contact our office at overseas.placement@uni.edu or 319-273-2083 if you have questions or encounter difficulties ordering the registration packet.

The registration packet will include an overview of our services, registration procedures, deadlines, and an outline of the annual fair registration fees. We do not charge placement fees to candidates or recruiting schools.

Once you have completed and submitted all of the necessary paperwork and paid the registration fee, you will receive confirmation of registration from our office. The earlier you register, the more prepared you will be for the Fair. We strongly encourage all interested candidates to register .

What is the registration fee?

* If registering after December 8, 2015, add an additional $40.00 to the registration fees. Registration deadline January 15.

*(Note: These rates are for candidates with U.S. mailing addresses. Add an additional $30 for overseas mailing addresses.)

There are no placement fees charged at UNI. Complete details on registration fees can be found in the registration packet.

What services are covered by the registration fee?

The following are included in the Fair registration:


Overview / Schedule

The 40th annual UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair begins at 7:00 am on Friday, February 5, 2016. You must be present at the event by 7:00 am on Friday to fully utilize the Fair. Fair activities continue through 2:00 pm Sunday, February 7. Successful candidates will make arrangements to attend the Fair all three days. The Fair will be host to over 120 international schools recruiting for over 65 countries. Recruiters typically conduct over 1,800 interviews and candidates average 5 interviews each during the event. Many schools also conduct orientation sessions at the Fair, which offer detailed information on schools/countries. The Fair is a wonderful learning and networking opportunity.

UNI Overseas Placement Service for Educators Academic Advising & Career Services

SSC 214 (East Bartlett) University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0390

Phone: (319) 273-2083 Fax: (319) 273-6998 Email: Overseas.Placement@uni.edu