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Job Fairs

The Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration offers several 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 (FALL 2024)– 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.

Part-Time Job Fair Fall 2024, Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 2-5pm in the Student Union Ballroom

The Part-Time Job Fair is open to all students, both undergraduate and graduate who are looking for part-time or temporary employment on campus OR off campus while continuing their education. Employers, please register below if you are looking to hire these students.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN HERE AND ON HANDSHAKE ON JUNE 3. 

Contact Leslie Walton at lwalton@utk.edu if you have questions about publicizing part-time positions.


Meet the Firms Accounting Fair —
Tuesday, Sep 3, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Please contact Courtney Pelzer (cpelzer@utk.edu) with any questions.

Engineering & STEM Job and Internship Fair, Monday, Sept. 16 from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom

 

This event focuses on students who are interested in organizations seeking Engineers and STEM-related majors. It is targeted to students in the following majors/areas: Engineering, hard sciences like Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc., Agriculture Science areas, Technology-focused areas, and Mathematics. This is the only event that serves full-time/perm engineering and STEM employers and job seekers.

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN HERE AND ON HANDSHAKE ON JUNE 3. 

 

We also suggest you consider…

Engineering Expo & Interview Day—Tues, Oct 1st & Wed, Oct 2nd

Primarily for engineering co-ops and internships, the Engineering Expo serves all engineering undergraduate students and is put on by the Engineering Professional Practice Office in the College of Engineering. Participation in BOTH the Engineering & STEM Full-Time Job & Internship Fair AND the Engineering Expo is encouraged. You can stay up-to-date on their website at https://www.coop.utk.edu/.

 

Questions? Please email Katie Wiley at kwiley@utk.edu.

Supply Chain Management Job and Internship Fair, Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom

 

This fair focuses on students/alumni who are in Supply Chain Management and related majors, including Marketing, Business Analytics, Industrial Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN HERE AND ON HANDSHAKE ON JUNE 3.

 

Questions? Please email Katie Wiley at kwiley@utk.edu.

Business and Government Job and Internship Fair, Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom

This fair is for students/alumni of any major who are interested in working in these industries.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN HERE AND ON HANDSHAKE ON JUNE 3.

 

Questions? Please email Katie Wiley at kwiley@utk.edu.

Engineering Expo, Tuesday, October 1 from 1-4:30pm in the Knoxville Convention Center at 701 Henley Street

Primarily for engineering co-ops and internships, the Engineering Expo serves all engineering undergraduate students and is put on by the Engineering Professional Practice office in the College of Engineering. You can find more info on their website https://www.coop.utk.edu/engineering-expo. 

 

Questions? Please email the Engineering Professional Practice Office at coop@utk.edu.

 

We also suggest you consider…

Engineering & STEM Job and Internship Fair– Monday, 9/16 from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom

This event focuses on students who are interested in organizations seeking Engineers and STEM-related majors. It is targeted to students in the following majors/areas: Engineering, hard sciences like Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc., Agriculture Science areas, Technology-focused areas, and Mathematics. This is the only event that serves full-time/perm engineering and STEM employers and job seekers.

Construction Science Career Fair, Wednesday, October 10, Time TBD, Student Union Ballroom

Questions? Please email Evan Jamison at wdw824@utk.edu.

Herbert College of Agriculture Career Fair, Wednesday, October 17, Time and Place TBD

Questions? Please email Evan Jamison at wdw824@utk.edu.

Communication & Information Job & Internship Fair, TBD

Questions? Please email Bukky Abdul at babdul@utk.edu.

 

 

PAST FAIRS (SPRING 2024)– Please use these links to return to your fair registration if you have an outstanding payment. 


The Spring 2024 Job & Internship Fairs are comprised of two fair days and two interview days. Both fairs days are from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

Tuesday, February 20th — Spring Job Fair, Day 1: Business and Government
  • Day 1 interviews will follow on 2/21 from 8am-4:30pm. You must register for these on the fair registration page on Handshake. The interview room fee is $50.
Wednesday, February 21st — Spring Job Fair, Day 2: Engineering and Tech
  • Day 2 interviews will follow on 2/22 from 8am-4:30pm. You must register for these on the fair registration page on Handshake. The interview room fee is $50.

Registration fees are as follows:

  • Corporate employers: $700 to attend one fair. $900 to attend both fairs. Interview room fees are $50 per day.
  • Government, Non-profit and Startup employers: $350 to attend one fair. $450 to attend both fairs. Interview room fees are $50 per day.

The registration deadline is Tuesday, February 13th. Due to limited space and increased employer interest, we are likely to sell out before the registration deadline. In addition, we will be placing employers in the event space on a first-come, first-served basis. Employers who register early will be placed in the Ballroom until it fills. Then, we will be placing employers in our overflow space across the hall.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER.

 

We also suggest you consider…

Engineering Expo & Interview Day—Tues, March 5th & Wed, March 6th

Primarily for engineering co-ops and internships, the Engineering Expo serves all engineering undergraduate students and is put on by the Engineering Professional Practice office in the College of Engineering. Registration instructions for the Engineering Expo on 3/5 & 3/6 is shared on their website at https://www.coop.utk.edu/engineering-expo.

 

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

The Architecture & Design Fair 2024 is comprised of one fair day on Friday, February 9th.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER. 

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, Non-Profit, and Social Service Fair 2024 is comprised of one fair day on Tuesday, March 5th and is focused on K-12 education, non-profit, and social service positions, both full and part-time.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER.

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

Engineering Expo, Tuesday, March 5th in the Knoxville Convention Center at 701 Henley Street

Primarily for engineering co-ops and internships, the Engineering Expo serves all engineering undergraduate students and is put on by the Engineering Professional Practice office in the College of Engineering. Registration instructions for the Engineering Expo on 3/5 are shared on their website:

https://www.coop.utk.edu/engineering-expo. 

 

Questions? Please email the Engineering Professional Practice Office at coop@utk.edu.

 

We also suggest you consider…

Engineering & Tech Job and Internship Fair– Wednesday, 2/21 from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom

This event focuses on students who are interested in organizations seeking Engineers and tech-related majors. It is targeted to students in the following majors/areas: Engineering, hard sciences like Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc., Agriculture Science areas, Technology-focused areas, and Mathematics. This is the only event that serves full-time/perm engineering and STEM employers and job seekers. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER.

The Summer Experiences Fair 2024 is comprised of one fair day on Wednesday, March 20th. This fair is for camps, seasonal employers, and non-profits ONLY. All other employer registrations will be declined.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER.

Questions about this fair can be directed to Alexis Andershock, Assistant Director for Outreach, at aandershock@utk.edu.

 

The SEC & ACC Virtual Fair 2024 is comprised of one-day virtual fair on Wednesday, April 10th. 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 2024.

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.

 

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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