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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.

 


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

Virginia Tech Dining Services Job Fair
Sat. Sep. 5, 2015
11am - 3pm
D2 at Dietrick Hall

Sponsor:
Virginia Tech Dining Services
Contact:
diningjobs@vt.edu

Starting pay is $9/hr plus a free meal with every shift worked. Opportunities for advancement.

Engineering Expo
https://expo.sec.vt.edu
Two fair days:
Tues. Sep. 15, 2015
Wed. Sep. 16, 2015
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 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

Post-grad 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. Sep. 17, 2015
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.

Computer Science Resources Consortium Fall Career Fair
Fri. Sep. 18, 2015
Intvs next day. See event website for details.

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Computer Science Resources Consortium
Contact:
Ms. Laurie Brogdon
csrc@cs.vt.edu
540-231-6819

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

OCTOBER

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of:

Atlanta Falcons Sports and Entertainment Career Expo
Fr. Oct. 2, 2015
12:30-3:30 pm
Georgia Dome

Sponsor:
Atlanta Falcons
Contact:
Mr. Jake Murphy
Atlanta Falcons
jmurphy@falcons.nfl.com

Virginia Tech students invited: Entry-level jobs, internships with 8+ orgs in sports & entertainment industry. $40 fee includes game ticket to Falcons vs. Houston on Sun. Oct. 4, 1pm. Register

SASE: Soc. of Asian Scientists & Engineers Natl. Conf. & Career Fair
Th-Sat Oct. 8-10, 2015
Houston, TX

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

See event website

OUT for Work.org National LGBTQ & Ally College Student Career Conference
Fr-Sun Oct. 9-11, 2015
Agenda on event website
Dallas, TX

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

See event website for agenda and attending employers

Virginia Tech Career Services is an LGBTQ Certified Career Center; this gives VT students a discounted conf. registration fee. See fees/registration.

RVA Career Expo: Richmond
Fr. Oct. 16, 2015
10am - 2pm
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
On VT fall break day

Virginia Tech sponsored or 
                                    affiliated event

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

Open to all seeking professional jobs or internships in Richmond area.
See event website for participating employers.

Fall Connection Fair
Tues. Oct. 20, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Squires Student Center

Virginia Tech sponsored or affiliated event

Sponsor:
Career Services

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

Myers-Lawson School of Construction Fall Career Fair
Tues. Oct. 20, 2015
The Inn

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.

Fall Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair
Tues. Oct. 27, 2015
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-grad jobs, internships, co-ops. See event website for complete details prior to fair.

NOVEMBER

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Recruiting of:

College of Natural Resources & Environment Career Fair
Wed. Nov. 4, 2015
10am-4pm
Owens Banquet Rm

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.

oSTEM & OTI Career Conference
Nov. 13-15, 2015
Pittsburgh, PA

Hosted by:
Out in Science, Technology & Engineering [oSTEM]
National Org of Gay & Lesbian Scientists & Technical Professionals [NOGLSTP]

Students welcome to this professional conference. See website for complete info.

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 2015 [Aug-Dec]

Spring 2016 [Jan-July]

Teaching job fairs

Fall Connection fair [formerly Fall Focus]

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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 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: Call or email 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.