Spring 2020 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 &
Part-Time Job Fair



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

Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Wednesday, Jan. 29
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Register with Handshake



Internship &
Study Abroad Showcase
Jupiter Campus


This fair provides students an avenue to network with employers, faculty and study abroad representatives to learn about relevant internship experiences and study abroad programs.

Jupiter Campus
SR Room 149
Thursday, Jan. 30
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


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Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Career Fair

Each year, recruiters and representatives from industry-leading healthcare organizations attend this event to share with you their opportunities.


FAU Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Tuesday, Feb. 4
9 a.m. to noon


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Career Expo
Spring 2020



Each year, recruiters and representatives from industry-leading organizations attend this event to share with you their hiring needs across various fields.


Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
Thursday, Feb. 13
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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Accounting Summer Leadership, Internship and Career Fair

Each year, recruiters and representatives from industry-leading firms and organizations attend this event to share with you various opportunities in accounting and accounting related positions.


FAU Recreation and Fitness Center
Thursday, Feb. 20
9 a.m. - noon


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FAU Career and Internship Fair - Davie campus

Each year, recruiters and representatives from industry-leading organizations participate in this event to provide you with various job opportunities (internship and full-time).


Davie campus
SD 105 (Heritage Hall)
Wednesday, Feb. 26
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.


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FAU Presents Careers in Marketing and Communication Networking Mixer

The mixer will consist of round-table sessions, where employers will facilitate discussions that spotlight various career fields in marketing and communication. This event is designed to help our students launch their careers beyond FAU and activate skill sets needed to thrive in the professional world!


Boca Raton campus
Thursday, Mar. 4
4 - 6 p.m. - noon


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 1/31/20