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Fall 2014
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SHOULD I GO? CAN I GO?
If events are listed here, it's because students are invited, by the sponsor, to attend.

See each event website to learn any limitations, expectations, advance requirements.
Any decision to attend a fair should be based on advance research and preparation.
Students should view each fair website and the list of attending employers to determine whether those employers have needs that match your qualifications.
Be aware that the employment world is not organized by majors and colleges!
More on: Should I go? How to prepare for a job/career fair.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

indicates Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated events.

 


AUGUST
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of / for:
     

SEPTEMBER
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of / for:

Computer Science Resources Consortium Fall Career Fair
Mon. Sep. 15, 2014
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Squires Commonwealth Ballroom

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Computer Science Resources Consortium
Contact:
Libby G. Bradford
bradford@vt.edu
540-231-3209

Virginia Tech Computer Science majors, including undergraduate and graduate students.
See event website for complete details prior to fair.

Engineering Expo
Paste URL in your browser:
https://expo.sec.vt.edu/
Two fair days:
Tues. Sept. 16, 2014
Wed. Sept. 17, 2014
See Expo website for location(s), times, excellent preparation information, and interview information.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Student Engineers' Council (SEC) at Virginia Tech [http://www.sec.vt.edu/]
Contact:
Student Engineers' Council
expo@vt.edu
(540) 231-2755
Contacts for employers if you cannot reach the SEC:
College of Engineering Dean's Office Personnel

Permanent positions, internships & co-ops.
See event website for complete details prior to fair.

NOTICE regarding the Engineering Expo website:
If you are unable to access the Expo website, please contact the Student Engineers Council. Career Services has no control over Engineering Expo or its website.

Business Horizons Fall Career Fair
Thur. Sept. 18, 2014
Squires Student Center
See event website for details, interview date(s)

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Pamplin College of Business
Contact:
Mr. Stuart Mease
smease@vt.edu
(540) 231-6602

Recruiting business and related students seeking permanent positions, internships and co-ops.
See event website for complete details prior to fair.

OUT for Work.org National LGBTQ & Ally College Student Career Conference
Fr-Sun Sep 26-28, 2014
Agenda on event website
Washington, DC

Sponsors:
Out for Work.org
Many more listed on event website.

See event website for agenda and attending employers

Virginia Tech Career Services has OUT for Work.org Career Center Certification; this gives VT students a discounted conf. registration fee. Discount for groups.
VT students contact John Gray Williams for discount info.

Fall Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair
Tues. Sep. 30, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Interviews next day.
The Inn at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Via Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Contact:
Ms. Kara Lattimer
karalatt@vt.edu
540-231-7148

Post-graduation jobs, internships, co-ops. Civil engineering design, including environmental,  geotechnical, land development, structural, transportation, water resources. See event website for complete details prior to fair.

OCTOBER

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of:

Fall Connection Fair
[formerly called Fall Focus]
Tues. Oct. 14, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Squires Student Center

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Career Services

Post-graduation jobs and internships; open to employers recruiting VT students in any major.

Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers National Conf. & Career Fair
Th-Sat Oct. 16-18, 2014
Philadelphia, PA

Sponsor:
Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers and employers listed on event website.

See event website

NOVEMBER

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of:

College of Natural Resources & Environment Career Fair
Wed. Nov. 5, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owens Hall

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
College of Natural Resources & Environment
Contact:
Ms. Teresa Quesinberry
College of Natural Resources & Environment Academic Programs Office
tquesinb@vt.edu
(540) 231-5482

Information and employers attending listed on the event website.

Fall Construction & Internship Career Fair
Thur. Nov. 13, 2014
Interviews next day.
The Inn at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Myers-Lawson School of Construction
Contact:
Ms. Stephanie Randel
srandel@vt.edu
(540) 231-3804

All types of hires; students in building construction and engineering who are interested in a career in the construction industry. See event website for complete details prior to fair.

DECEMBER

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of:
 
See Spring fairs for Jan. - July events. Peak months are Feb. - March for spring fairs.

 

Career fairs

Fall 2014 [Aug-Dec]

Spring 2015 [Jan-July]

Teaching job fairs

Fall Connection fair [formerly Fall Focus]

Spring Connection fair

Academic fairs:

Majors fair

Grad & prof school fairs

Other events:

FOR graduate students

Semester events

Prep help for students:

Preparation is key to success at a job or career fair: how to do it!

Contacts

Listed for each fair.

Complete information

Go to the event-sponsor website for complete information, including attending employers, directions, and other details. Contact the sponsor if you need further information.

Update needed? Event to add?

Event sponsors who want an event listed or need updates to your event info listed on this page: send facts in body of e-mail (no PDFs, please), with your event as subject line, to copeland@vt.edu.
Include URL [web address] for your event.

What if the link to the event website isn't good?

Sponsors: please notify me if your event URL changes!

Students, employers: Call or e-mail event sponsor contact person.

Employers deciding which fairs to attend:

Not sure which fair to attend? See employer services and ask advice from our employer relations staff.

ABOUT CAREER/JOB FAIR WEBSITES LISTED / LINKED:

Career Services does not own or maintain the websites for events where we are not the sponsor; we are not always told if event details and web URLs change. Please place reliance on the website for the event, and contact the event sponsor if you have questions. We provide information and links as a service to students and employers.