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February is the peak month for spring semester fairs.

 

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.


JANUARY
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of / by:

Business Horizons Spring Career Fair
Wed. Jan. 27, 2016
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

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.


FEBRUARY
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of / by:

Destinations in Hospitality & Tourism Management
Wed. Feb. 17, 2016
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Virginia Tech sponsored or 
									affiliated event

Sponsor:
Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Contact:
Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Virginia Tech

Hospitality and Tourism Management students for internships and full time employment. See event website for complete details prior to fair.

Civil Engineering Spring Career Fair
Thur. Feb. 18, 2016
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Virginia Tech sponsored or 
									affiliated event

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

Students interested in civil engr. design, inclu.: environmental,  geotechnical, land dev., structural, transp., and water resources. See event website for complete details prior to fair.

2016 Sports Industry Networking & Career (SINC) Conference
Fri-Sat, Feb. 19-20, 2016
George Washington Univ.
Washington, DC

Sponsor list

Contact:
202-994-6623
info@sinc-conference.com

Why students should attend.
Education, networking, job and internship opportunities; access to leaders in the field.

Spring Connection Job Fair
Tues. Feb. 23, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Squires Student Center
(Interviews next day)

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Career Services, Virginia Tech
Contact:
Career Services
Event info for students

Internships, co-ops, and post-graduation jobs; variety of majors. See event website for details prior to fair. [Teaching candidates and school systems: see teaching interviews at VT and education fairs list]

Myers-Lawson School of Construction Spring Career Fair
Thur. Feb. 25, 2016
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Myers-Lawson School of Construction
Contact:
Ms. Lora Howard
howardl@vt.edu
(540) 231-6667

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

CAMEO Engineering CareerFest
Thur. Feb. 25, 2016
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
CAMEO (Council for the Advancement of Minority Engineering Organizations)
Contacts:
cameo.vt@gmail.com

Graduating students, interns and co-ops; engineering majors.

School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech Career Day
Mon. Feb. 29, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech
Contact:
Ms. Taylor Cupp
taylorcupp@vt.edu
(540) 231-5384

Architecture and design students.
See event website for complete details prior to fair.


MARCH
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of / by:

Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair
Th. Mar. 3, 2016
2-8pm ET

Sponsor:
Seventeen federal agencies
See website.

Nine U.S. federal intelligence agencies. Science, technology, business, math, foreign languages and HR.

Spring break Virginia Tech career/job fairs:

Richmond Chapter VT Alumni Association RVA Career Expo
Mon. Mar. 7, 2016
10am-2pm
During VT spring break
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Virginia Tech sponsored or 
                                    affiliated event

Sponsor:
Virginia Tech Alumni Association Richmond Chapter
Contact:
Richmond Chapter

Professional full-time, part-time jobs and internships.
See event website for participating employers to decide if this fair has opportunites for you.

National Capital Region VT Alumni Association Job Fair
Mon. Mar. 7, 2016
2-6pm
During VT spring break
Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church
Pre-register by 3/6 for limited number of arrival times or resume drop only

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
National Capital Region Chapter of the VT Alumni Association
Contact:
Mr. Brent Blevins
contact info on dchokies.org
877-HOKIE95
(877-465-4395) 

Virginia Tech students and alumni.
See event website for participating employers to decide if this fair has opportunites for you.

School systems: Teaching candidate interviews on VT campus
Wed. & Thur.
Mar. 16 & 17, 2016
Smith Career Center
[part of On-Campus Interviewing Program through Hokies4Hire]

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Career Services, Virginia Tech

Contact:
Ms. Lisa Boothe
Career Services
Smith Career Center
lisa.boothe@vt.edu
(540) 231-8875

NOTE: no fair prior to interviews; Application deadline based on interview date. VT students log in to Hokies4Hire to apply for interviews [find by intv. date or employer]. School systems will review applicants and schedule intvs. in advance.
[More teaching fairs.]

Property Management Career Fair
Thur. Mar. 17, 2016
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Property Management Option in Department of AHRM
Contact:
Dr. Rosemary Carucci Goss
(540) 231-4784
rgoss@vt.edu

Opportunity for industry professionals to meet students for internships, summer employment, and full-time employment.
See event website for complete details prior to fair.


APRIL
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of / by:
 

SEC & ACC Virtual
Career Fair

Tues & Wed
Apr. 5-6, 2016

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
ACC & SEC university consortium. Virginia Tech Career Services is a member.

Internships, co-ops, post-grad jobs. Students, alumni: via chat sessions meet employers recruiting talent across all majors and degrees.

New River Valley Job Fair Expo
Wed. Apr. 6, 2016
Edwards Hall, New River Community College
Verify time / location on event website in case of changes.

Sponsors:
Listed on event website:
NRCC Workforce Development Services, Virginia Employment Commission & three other organizations.

Variety of NRV businesses, agencies, organizations, including many in Blacksburg. See event website for participating employers to decide if this fair has opportunites for you.

Leesburg Career Expo ... college edition
Sat. Apr. 9, 2016
11am-2pm
Tuscarora High School

Sponsor:
Town of Leesburg
Contact:
Ms. Barb Smith
bsmith@leesburgva.gov
703-669-2202

For college students and recent grads; internships, part-time and full-time jobs.

United Nations Virtual Career Fair
Tues. Apr. 19, 2016
24 hours: 8am Bangkok time - 8pm New York time

Contact:

Outreach Unit
Strategic Planning and Staffing Division
Office of Human Resources Management
United Nations
New York
talentoutreach@un.org

Participating organizations:
• United Nations Secretariat (UN) • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) • United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) • United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) • United Nations Volunteers (UNV)


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JUNE
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JULY
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See Fall fairs for Aug. - Dec. events. Peak months are Sep. - Oct. for fall fairs.

 

 

Career fairs

Fall 2015 [Aug-Dec]

Spring 2016 [Jan-July]

Teaching job fairs

Fall Connection fair

Spring Connection fair

Virtual fairs: CareerEco

Academic fairs:

Majors fair

Grad & prof school fairs

Other events:

Semester events calendar

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. You should 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 email (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: Contact event sponsor.

 

Employers deciding which fairs to attend:

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

ABOUT CAREER/JOB FAIR WEBSITES LISTED / LINKED:

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