Return to Career Services home page

Graduate and professional school fairs

Who: VT students are invited to these on- and off-campus events
When: Typically held in fall semester prior to application deadlines.
Not just for seniors! Undergraduates should not wait until senior year to begin exploring graduate and professional schools and learning admission requirements.


Virginia Tech sponsored or 
                                    affiliated event
What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Purpose:

Graduate & Professional School Fair at Virginia Tech
Mon. Sep. 23, 2013
4:30 - 7:00 pm
Squires Commonwealth Ballroom

Graduate Student Assembly of Virginia Tech

All students and non-students in the region are welcome to meet with graduate and professional school representatives.

What / when / where Sponsor / Contact Purpose: Graduate Degree Fairs

2013 Graduate School Fairs

Sep 16: New York
Sep 23: Philadelphia
Sep 25: Boston
Sep 30: Baltimore
Oct 1: Washington, DC
Oct 3: Ann Arbor
Oct 7: Minneapolis
Oct 8: Chicago
Oct 15: Miami
Oct 17: Houston
Oct: 22: Austin
Oct 23: Atlanta
Oct 24: Charlotte
Oct 28: Seattle
Oct 29: Portland
Nov 4: Denver
Nov 6: San Francisco
Nov 7: Los Angeles

Sponsor: includes jobs, volunteer opportunties, internships, events, and much more related to careers for the greater good.

Connect prospective students with graduate schools in fields of public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business.

Fairs are free and open to anyone interested in learning about grad school.

Professional & Graduate School Fair at UVa
Wed. Sep. 25, 2013
Noon - 4:00 pm
UVa, Newcomb Hall, Charlottesville, VA

University Career Services University of Virginia
contact link on event site

Virginia Tech students are invited and welcomed to attend. Meet representatives of attending graduate and professional schools.

William & Mary Graduate & Professional School Day
Thur. Sep. 26, 2013
12:30 - 4:00 pm
William & Mary, Sadler Center


William & Mary
College of William & Mary Career Center
contact on event site
(757) 221-3236

VT students invited. Speak directly with admissions reps from over 100 programs across the country.

Big 10+ Graduate School Exposition
Oct. 20-21, 2013
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
(travel scholarships available)

Purdue University

Open to students interested in fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, & related disciplines. Focus on master's and Ph.D. programs (not on professional degrees such as DVM, PharmD, JD, MD)


Planning for grad or professional school

Finding & choosing schools & programs | applying | entrance exams

Should you go?
Five Qs to ask yourself.

Graduate & professional school info & test prep.

Grad & prof school fairs

Pre-professional school Advising, clubs, resources

Health Professions Advising Planning for graduate education for all health professions.

Career Services advising
For help on your decision-making and reviewing personal statements.



Career Services does not own or maintain the websites for these events and we are not always notified if event details change. We provide links as a service to Virginia Tech students.

For complete information:

See each event website, and contact the event sponsor if you have additional questions.