TPE OnsiteCandidates

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!  

  • 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.

Take the Next Step on Your Career Path

Over the past several years, there has been an increase in the number of positions that become available late in the spring through the start of the fall semester. To help support this, we are excited to host our second annual TPE Onsite Summer event in Toronto, Canada, June 21 - 22, 2019.  Both employers and candidates will have access to the same great resources and amenities of the existing TPE Onsite Event in a more intimate and smaller-scale setting during an emerging crucial time in the search process. 

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.

The Placement Exchange focuses 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.


TPE Onsite: Summer Event Registration Pricing

Registration opens on April 17, 2019.

by MAY 21
Onsite Rate
after MAY 21
Candidate Event Registration - Graduate Student
$50.00 $75.00
Candidate Event Registration - Professional
$75.00 $100.00

Scroll down for additional event information.

Education & Assistance

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. 


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, or a place to eat, these folks can help.

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

  • 98%

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

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