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OPE 2019 Interview Times

Friday, March 1, 10:00am – 9:00pm

Saturday, March 2, 9:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday, March 3, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Special Events

Thursday, February 28

Candidate Welcome: Thursday, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom
6:30pm: Candidate Welcome

Get excited for OPE! Join members of the OPE leadership for an energizing welcome to your placement experience and a few fun giveaways. You will feel more confident and prepared after this brief review of services and resources available to candidates. Following the brief review, our distinguished panel of professionals will share their experience and take questions. While the briefing is particularly helpful for first-time attendees, it also provides updates for those candidates returning to OPE.


Saturday, March 2

OPE and Minority & Friends Social, 7:30 – 11:00pm, Oshkosh Convention Center

Celebrate your OPE experience at our gala social in downtown Oshkosh! Featuring fresh Wisconsin cheese curds and other delicious hors d’oeuvres, the OPE and Minority & Friends Network provides a casual environment to continue building relationships with colleagues from across the country. Shuttle service will be available from 7:00pm to 11:30pm. Shuttles stops will be the GCC Lobby and the main entrance of the Oshkosh Convention Center.


Candidate Roundtables with the Professional Panel

Put OPE’s network to work for you! Immediately following the Candidate Welcome, our panelists will break off and lead small, roundtable discussions. These conversations are your opportunity to ask questions about search processes, resumes, cover letters, job transitions, and much more! This session is ideal for all candidates.


Sunday, March 3

Complimentary Continental Breakfast, 7:00am – 10:00am, GCC Terrace Room, room 127
Join us for a free continental breakfast!

OPE 2019 Centers Schedule

Scheduled times are subject to change.

Thursday, February 28

7:00am – Midnight: GCC Front Desk Lodging Registration: 10:00am – Midnight

10:00am – 10:00pm: Candidate and Employer Check-in at GCC Message Center

10:00am – 10:00 pm: GCC Scheduling Center for Employers

5:00pm – 10:00pm: GCC Scheduling Center for Candidates

10:00am – 10:00pm: AWCC Message & Scheduling Center for Employers

5:00pm – 10:00pm: AWCC Message & Scheduling Center for Candidates

10:00am – Midnight: Transportation Center

10:00am – Midnight: GCC Computer Lab


Friday, March 1

7:00am – Midnight: Transportation Center

Bus Routes: 7:00am. – 12:00pm; 5:00pm – 7:00pm

On Call: 7:00am – Midnight

7:00am – Midnight: GCC Front Desk

Registration: 7:00am – 5:00pm

7:00am – Midnight: GCC Computer Lab

7:00am – 11:00pm: GCC Message Center

8:00am – 9:00pm: GCC Scheduling Center

8:00am – 9:00pm: AWCC Message & Scheduling Center


Saturday, March 2

7:00am – Midnight: GCC Front Desk

7:00am – Midnight: GCC Computer Lab

7:00am – Midnight: Transportation Center

Bus Routes: 7:00am – 12:00pm; 5:00pm. – 7:00pm

On Call: 7:00am – Midnight

8:00am – Midnight: GCC Message Center

8:00am – 7:00pm: GCC Scheduling Center

8:00am – 7:00pm: AWCC Message & Scheduling Center

7:30pm – 11:00pm: OPE and Minority & Friends Network Social

Sunday, March 3

7:00am – Midnight: GCC Front Desk

7:00am – 1:30pm: GCC Computer Lab

7:00am – 1:00pm: Transportation Center

7:00am – 10:00am: Complimentary Continental Breakfast

8:00am – 12:30pm: GCC Message Center

8:00am – 12:30pm: AWCC Message Center

8:00am – 10:00am: GCC Scheduling Center

8:00am – 10:00am: AWCC Scheduling Center

Mailing Address:
Oshkosh Placement Exchange
Gruenhagen Conference Center
208 Osceola Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901

OPE Registration Office:
Phone: 920.424.3226