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Job Fairs

The Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration offers several outstanding job fairs every year. Whether you are hiring for part-time jobs, internships, or full-time positions, this is your opportunity to talk with a number of students in one central location.

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UPCOMING FAIRS (SPRING 2023)– Please pay close attention to the confirming email/invoice you receive when your registration has been approved by the career center as it will have specific information you need to prepare for your participation in the Job Fairs.


The Spring 2023 Job & Internship Fair is comprised of one fair day and one interview day. This is an all-majors fair.

Job Fair Day- Tues, Feb. 21st
Interview Day- Wed, Feb. 22nd

Registration for this fair is open on Handshake. REGISTER HERE!

Questions about this fair can be directed to Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development, at kwiley@utk.edu.

The Architecture & Design Fair 2023 is comprised of one fair day on Friday, February 24th.

Registration for this fair is open on Handshake. REGISTER HERE!

Questions about this fair can be directed to Julie Beckman, Director of Student Development and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture & Design, at julie.beckman@utk.edu.

The Education Fair 2023 is comprised of one fair day on Wednesday, March 8th and is focused on K-12 education positions, both full and part-time.

Registration for this fair is open on Handshake. REGISTER HERE! 

Questions about this fair can be directed to Mary Beth Woodward at mbrowde2@utk.edu.

The Summer Experiences Fair 2023 is comprised of one fair day on Wednesday, March 29th. This fair is for camps, seasonal employers, and non-profits ONLY. All other employer registrations will be declined.

Registration for this fair is open on Handshake. REGISTER HERE!

Questions about this fair can be directed to Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development, at kwiley@utk.edu.

The SEC & ACC Virtual Fair 2023 is comprised of one-day virtual fair on Wednesday, April 5th from 10am-5pm EST. The fair is hosted through the virtual event host CareerEco. This will be the only all-majors virtual fair that is promoted to UTK students for Spring 2023.

Who is invited?

  • Students & Alumni from 29 SEC & ACC Schools across all Majors & Degrees
  • Candidates seeking Full-time, Intern, & Co-op jobs
  • More than 2,500 jobseeker registrants in prior events

Click here for more information and to register!

Questions about this fair can be directed to Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development, at kwiley@utk.edu.

PAST FAIRS

Part-Time Job Fair Fall 2022, Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 1-4pm in the Student Union Ballroom

SOLD OUT

Contact Joann Jeter at jjeter@utk.edu if you have questions about publicizing part-time positions.


Meet the Firms Accounting Fair Week —
Tuesday, September 6th from 4:30-6:30pm in the Student Union Ballroom

REGISTER HERE

Please contact Dana Carroll (dcarroll@utk.edu) with any questions.


2022 Fall Job & Internship Fair Week is comprised of three job fairs held on back-to-back days each offering a different focus on majors and career paths. All three fairs are held from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

Engineering/STEM- Mon, Sept. 26th (SOLD OUT)
Supply Chain Management- Tues, Sept. 27th (SOLD OUT)
Business/Retail/Government- Wed, Sept. 28th (SOLD OUT)

WE ARE SOLD OUT AND NOT ACCEPTING ANY FURTHER EMPLOYER REGISTRATIONS. AN APPROVED EMPLOYER REGISTRATION IS NEEDED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING WALK-UP EMPLOYER REGISTRATIONS. 

Questions about these fairs can be directed to Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development, at kwiley@utk.edu.

Job Fair Registration Info:

Corporate Employers– $600 for one fair/$750 for two fairs/$850 for three fairs
Government, Non-profit, & Hospitality/Tourism Employers– $300 for one fair/$450 for two fairs/$550 for three fairs
Camp Employers– $100 per fair day

Your registration includes a 8′ x 30″ table, 2 chairs and up to 4 attendees.

PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW OUR CANCELLATION POLICY AND ADD ALL REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDING WHEN YOU REGISTER.

Herbert College of Agriculture and Construction Science Career Fair, Tuesday, October 11th from 10:30am-2:30pm in the Student Union Ballroom

REGISTER HERE!


Virtual Job & Internship Fair Fall 2022
, Thursday October 13th from 3-6pm on Handshake

REGISTER HERE!

Job Fair Registration Info:

The registration deadline is Monday, October 3rd.

Corporate Employers– FREE
Government, Non-profit, & Hospitality/Tourism Employers– FREE

PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW OUR CANCELLATION POLICY AND ADD ALL REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDING WHEN YOU REGISTER.

Virtual Career Fair Playbook for Employers

Help Article: Handshake Video Requirements & Troubleshooting

Communication & Information Job & Internship Fair, Tuesday, October 18th

REGISTER HERE! 


Virtual Graduate School Fair —
Thursday, October 27th from 2-5pm; Virtual on Handshake

This virtual fair will be for graduate schools looking to recruit students.

REGISTER HERE!

Virtual Career Fair Playbook for Employers

Help Article: Handshake Video Requirements & Troubleshooting

Please email Katie Wiley for more details at kwiley@utk.edu.


Virtual Nursing Fair —
Wednesday, November 2nd from 4-7pm; Virtual on Handshake

This virtual fair will be for employers looking to recruit Nursing students.

REGISTER HERE!

Virtual Career Fair Playbook for Employers

Help Article: Handshake Video Requirements & Troubleshooting

Please email Amanda Yother for more details at ayother@utk.edu.

We are excited to host you at our recruitment events. Below are some resources you may find helpful.

Questions? Email Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development, at kwiley@utk.edu.

Your registration includes a 6-foot table, two chairs, and surrounding space (approximately one ft. on either side of your table and two ft. behind) for four representatives (we encourage you to reserve an additional table if bringing five or more representatives). Displays should be no wider than six feet and must fit in your display area. Beverages and a light snack will be provided. Parking is provided, and instructions for parking locations will be sent out before the event.

Please refer to email sent after Handshake registration for more details.

** Information above not applicable for virtual career fairs. **

Need a hotel? UTK has a partnership with the Graduate Knoxville, located steps from the University of Tennessee and Neyland Stadium. Reserve online here for a 15% discount or call in and use the promo code “CAREER”.

Important – Please remember:

  • Be sure to put the name of the event on the address label.
  • Make sure your company name is clearly visible on the package.
  • Return Shipping – You must contact your carrier for pick up. We suggest having your return labels pre-printed (including your account number).


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