Fall 2019 Career Fairs

Career Fairs

Please RSVP in Handshake ahead of time so that you don’t miss out on pertinent information regarding the event. As you prepare to attend, we want you to know that the FAU Career Center is here to support you in your career exploration and internship/job goals. Business attire is required when you attend the fair, and you'll also want to bring with you multiple copies of your résumé. If you need any help polishing your resume or creating one, please stop by the Career Center. Click the links below to join the event and view the list of employers attending.

Internship and Part-Time Job Fair

This event will feature employers from a variety of industries with internship and part-time hiring needs, hiring across all majors.


Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Thursday, August 29, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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Accounting Career and Internship Fair

Recruiters and representatives from industry-leading accounting firms and organizations attend this event to share with students various opportunities in accounting and accounting-related positions.

Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Friday, September 20, 2019
9 a.m. to noon


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Careers in Healthcare Networking Night

FAU students and alumni are invited to attend the FAU Careers in Healthcare Networking Night to network with employers and learn about positions and career pathways within this field.


The Great Hall at the FAU Marleen and Harold Forkas Alumni Center
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


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Career Expo





This career fair provides students and alumni an avenue to network with employers and learn about positions in a myriad of industries. Employers are seeking all majors for both internships and full-time job opportunities.

Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Thursday, September 26, 2019
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Fall 2019 Student-Athlete Networking Mixer

Calling all student-athletes! Join us for the Fall 2019 Student-Athlete Networking Mixer as we host employer round-tables session spotlighting various professional development and life skills topics. Following the round-table discussions, you're invited to stay for a networking hour with the employers and recruiters in attendance.


Delray Acura Club – FAU Stadium
Monday, October 7, 2019
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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Careers in Engineering and Technology Fair

FAU students and alumni are invited to attend the Careers in Engineering and Technology Fair, featuring engineering firms, tech companies, and other related organizations showcasing their hiring needs.


Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Thursday, October 17, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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Graduate and Professional School Fair

Representatives from various graduate and professional schools attend this event to share with you information on their various programs.

Boca Raton campus
Breezeway
Thursday, October 24, 2019
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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Career, Internship & Grad School Fair



This fair provides you with an avenue to network with employers and learn about positions in a myriad of industries, as well as network with representatives from graduate and professional schools and learn about their various programs.


Davie campus
SD 105 (Heritage Hall)
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
3:30 – 6:30 p.m.


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For information on how to view employers attending the Career Fairs in Handshake, click here

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*Visit handshake for the most current list of employers attending

TIPS FOR ATTENDING A CAREER EVENT

PRE-FAIR STRATEGIES

  1. Research companies of interest. For the most up-to-date list, visit Handshake and click on Career Events.
  2. Get your résumé and cover letter critiqued at the Career Center, and be sure to print extra copies on the day of the fair.
  3. Attend professional development workshops and career events prior to the fairs, click here to prepare for the fair.
  4. Make sure to prepare an outfit before the event. For tips on "what to wear", or if you need a professional outfit, visit the OWL Professional Clothes Closet.
  5. Schedule an appointment for a mock interview, to practice answering interview questions and to help prepare your 1- Minute elevator pitch.

DURING THE FAIR

  1. Arrive early, bring multiple copies of your résumé  and check in at the Career Center table for any questions while you are there.
  2. Establish eye contact, smile and present a firm handshake while introducing yourself and conduct yourself professionally the entire time, even when you are in line to speak to a recruiter
  3. Display confidence, enthusiasm, and highlight 2- 3 selling points that make you qualified, such as, your major and experience.
  4. Thank the employers for their time and ask for a business card for future contact.
  5. Visit multiple tables and walk the entire event before deciding to leave, you may be surprised and meet with a company you are unfamiliar with and learn about unique opportunities.

POST-FAIR STRATEGIES

  1. Make notes on business cards collected during fair.
  2. Follow-up with a call, thank you e-mail or add the person you met on LinkedIn.
  3. Apply for on-campus interview or positions through Handshake (if required).
  4. Schedule an appointment for a mock interview, or attend an interviewing workshop to start preparing for the next step.

Professional Dress is required for entry. Bring multiple copies of your résumé.

View our "What to Wear" cheat sheet.
 Last Modified 6/11/19