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Florida Atlantic Career Fairs



Fairs are open to FAU ֱ and alumni only.

To register for events, individuals must have a account. Information about each fair can be found in Handshake, such as location, employers attending and specific information for each fair.

As you prepare to attend, the FAU Career Center is here to support you in your career exploration and internship/job goals. If you need any help with your resume or additional information about preparing for a fair, please to speak with a career coach.

Check out the events below and REGISTER for the events that interest YOU!


Fall 2024 Career Fair Dates


Registration will open in early June.

Thursday, September 12

The Florida Atlantic Career Fair

Campus Recreation and Fitness Center, 11am - 3pm

Friday, September 20

Accounting & Finance Career Fair

Student Union/Grand Palm,, 11am - 3pm

Thursday, October 10

Internship & Part-Time Job Fair

Campus Recreation and Fitness Center, 11am - 3pm

Thursday, October 17

Careers In Technology & Engineering Career Fair

Campus Recreation and Fitness Center, 11am - 3pm

Thursday, October 24

Graduate & Professional School Fair

Breezeway, 11am - 3pm

Wednesday, November 6

Virtual Career Fair

Premier Virtual, 11am - 3pm

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


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 , 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 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 .
  5. Schedule an appointment for a , to practice answering interview questions and to help prepare your 1- Minute elevator pitch.
During the Career Fair

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.
a person in professional clothes holding a folder and talking to someone

Professional Dress or Business Casual is highly recommended. Bring multiple copies of your résumé.