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Top 10 reasons why you should attend OPE:

  1. We have a long and rich history of 36 years!  For the past 36 years we have made it our priority to provide a national placement exchange whose primary goal is job placement!
  2. We are staffed by professionals in the field of higher education, all of whom are employees at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
  3. We price our exchange at an affordable level.
  4. We provide on campus lodging for candidates in the Gruenhagen Conference Center.
  5. We provide reasonably priced hotel/motel accommodations for employers in the city of Oshkosh
  6. We provide shuttle service for candidates and employers within the city of Oshkosh at no additional charge.
  7. We are staffed by a 16-member Oshkosh Placement Exchange team.  Our staff members strive to look after your every need.
  8. We work closely with the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau to make your stay in the city of Oshkosh comfortable and affordable.  We offer a concierge service during the Oshkosh Placement Exchange.
  9. We strive to provide a national placement exchange that promotes a commitment to excellence, and a dedication to the field of higher education.
  10. Over the past 36 years we have assisted in shaping the direction of higher education and student affairs by providing a placement exchange that is professionally managed and nationally recognized for customer service.

 

Statistics

 

CLICK HERE for the last four years of employer listings by state!

 

Candidate & Degree Statistics20102011201220132014 2015 2016 2017
Registered 570 490 558 499 511 462 391 370
Bachelors Degree 368 305 359 316 357 301 297
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65% 62% 64% 63% 70% 65% 76% 67%
Masters Degree or Higher 202 185 199 183 154 161 94
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35% 38% 36% 37% 30% 35% 24% 33%
Graduate Assistantship Interest 313 256 309 325 323 300 283 245
States Represented 39 37 47 40 36 36 37 36
Employer Statistics 2010 2011 201220132014 2015 2016 2017
Registered 156 159 154 159 144 146 141 137
Listings (May be multiple positions within each listing) 277 275 268 269 249 261 269 256
Graduate Assistantships 118 115 129 116 100 98 116 130
States Represented 35 39 35 33

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