TPE OnsiteCandidates

San Antonio, Texas  |  March 8-12, 2017

  • Lerren Tyler | Candidate

    I'm a firm believer that everything happens for a reason and I was meant to attend TPE Onsite.

    Here I am with my dream job at a great school with a great group of people all thanks to that chance encounter at TPE Onsite.

  • Amanda Finzi-Smith | Candidate

    I was extremely excited to get to meet the school I had been dreaming of working for.

    This could not have been possible without TPE Onsite and the once in a lifetime opportunity that it has provided me in getting my dream job.

  • Jeremy Miller | Candidate

    TPE Onsite was nothing short of a life changing experience.

    This was the only time and place that I could simulaneously pursue career opportunities while meeting amazing people from all over the country.

  • Peter Huu Tran | Candidate

    I am glad I got to experience TPE Onsite.

    It was refreshing to see so many professionals in the field and soon-to-be professionals preparing for what they love to do.

  • Lukas Miedreich | Candidate

    Sometimes it's best to step outside of your comfort zone and see what life has in store for you!

    An interview turned into my dream job, and now my dream job is a reality!

  • Scott Thomas | Candidate

    I was challenged to perform in a professional format. I was also encouraged to begin building a professional network within the field of Student Affairs.

    I have not seen an equivalent for the opportunity that TPE Onsite afforded me. I strongly recommend the experience to all graduate students!  

Take the Next Step on Your Career Path

Attend the #1 higher education staff selection event in the world.

Job searching isn't easy yet over 92% past candidates recommend TPE Onsite to other candidates and a remarkable 99%+ of participating employers recommend the event. TPE Onsite averages over 10,000 onsite interviews while creating a personalized, comfortable experience for candidates and employers.

Whether you need assistance with career and resume advice, interview scheduling, connecting with TPE partner associations, or help navigating the city, we aim to be your go-to crew. It is no accident that 99% of employers recommend TPE Onsite to their colleagues. We look forward to keeping our record strong and partnering with you to make this your best placement experience ever.

For the past eight years, The Placement Exchange has focused on providing a high-quality, comprehensive job search experience which prepares candidates for every aspect of the search process. This effort is led by a team of professionals who are experts in our field and represent the numerous functional areas in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Through our commitment to excellence, strong customer service, professional development, and education, we devote our energy to building a positive, synergistic, innovative, and educational career placement experience for all TPE stakeholders.

Click here to learn more about The TPE Onsite Event.

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    January 06: TPE Onsite 2017 San Antonio, TX | Early Bird Registration Deadline
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2017 Event Registration Pricing

Get face-to-face access to thousands of employer representatives at the best annual onsite event. Registration opens on October 1, 2016.

by JAN 6
by FEB 10
Onsite Rate
after FEB 10
Candidate Event Registration - Graduate Student
$89.00 $109.00 $129.00
Candidate Event Registration - Professional
$115.00 $135.00 $155.00

**Registration opens on October 3, 2016.**
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Education & Assistance

Candidate Round Tables

Want to grab a quick dialogue with fellow colleagues? Stay tuned for the announcement the event series of round table discussions.

Professional Coaches

Student Affairs professionals serve as coaches throughout the event and are available to answer questions and ease concerns about the placement process. In addition, coaches assist by looking over your resume, helping you prepare for interviews, or simply lending a caring ear. The mid-level candidates lounge features senior-level professionals who can provide sage advice on how to successfully navigate the next stage of your career.


Candidate Workroom

With wireless printing, laptop charging stations, and top-notch staff to assist with your questions and immediate needs,the candidate workrooms are the main location for candidates between interviews.Whether you’re looking for a stapler, a Clorox pen, or a place to eat, these folks can help. This space also hosts interview assistance, career coaching, and roundtable discussions.

Candidate Quiet Workroom

The candidate quiet workroom are for those who need a different kind of space. Here you will find individual work stations and a “no phone or group discussion” workspace.

Candidate Computer Stations

Quick and easy access to computer workstations and printers for candidates who travel light. 

Mid-Level Candidate Lounge

The mid-level candidate lounge is a space where professionals who are further along in their journey can go for support, camaraderie, networking, and a quiet workspace and next level career coaching. 

Mail System

The onsite mail system provides physical mailbox slots (dimensions: 9-3/4"W x 12-1/2"D x 2-1/2"H) for both candiates and employer teams. Volunteer staff deliver mail between employers and candidates.

Candidates have the option of corresponding with employers via (1) email or (2) the onsite mail system. Please ensure that your materials (e.g. message slips, etc.) fit comfortably inside the mailbox slot; event staff will not distribute materials that are not stored inside a mailbox slot.

Quick Stats

  • 92%

    The percentage of candidates who recommend the TPE Onsite
    to fellow candidates

  • 13,084

    The number of onsite interviews conducted during TPE Onsite 2016

  • 98%

    The percentage of employers who recommend the TPE Onsite
    to their colleagues

TPE Onsite Job Listings

Institutions will interview at the TPE Onsite event to fill these positions.

There are two types of job posts on The Placement Exchange.

Standard Job Post

A position that is open for all candidates to apply. 

Event Job post

A position that is open for all registered TPE Onsite candidates to apply. For some positions, employers are accepting applications from both registered and non-registered TPE Onsite candidates. If the position is viewable from your TPE account, you are eligible to apply.

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