Fall 2018 Career Fair


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 resume. 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 &
Part-Time Job Fair

Local and on-campus employers are looking to hire you for part-time or internship opportunities.


Boca Raton campus
Recreation & Fitness Center 
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.



Accounting Career & Internship Fair

Industry-leading firms and organizations attend this event to share with you various opportunities in accounting and accounting related job and internship positions.

Boca Raton campus
Student Union Live Oak
Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.



Career Expo





This all-majors career fair brings over 150 organizations on campus looking to hire for full-time jobs and internships.

Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Register with Handshake



FAU Graduate &
Professional
School Fair

Learn the admissions process and application requirements from graduate programs in health, business, science, humanities, and more both at FAU and other schools.

Boca Raton campus
Breezeway
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Register with Handshake



Healthcare & STEM Career Fair

Positions in the engineering, computer science, healthcare or technical fields for part-time, full-time and internship positions.

Boca Raton campus
Recreation & Fitness Center
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Register with Handshake



Seasonal Job Fair



Attend this event to meet representatives hiring for seasonal and summer job opportunities.

Boca Raton campus
Breezeway
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Register with Handshake



Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair

Meet government and public sector representatives looking to network with students and alumni from all majors.

Boca Raton Campus
Breezeway
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Register with Handshake



Broward Career Fair at Davie Campus



This all-majors career fair brings organizations on campus looking to hire for full-time jobs and internships.

Davie Campus
SD 105
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018
4-7 p.m.

Register with Handshake




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

Reserve Your Spot Today



*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 9/26/18