Career Fairs

Every year, we host two large signature events in the fall and spring which allow you to connect with a large variety of employers interested in hiring across all majors.  Students can log into their Handshake account to see the list of participating employers and sign up for the events.

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Career Premiere * September 21 & 23, 2021

JOB FEST Career & Internship Festival * March 1 & 3, 2022

 

TIPS for attending a Virtual Career Fair:

As you prepare for the fair, it’s important that you register for employer sessions in advance and make your Handshake profile public so employers can learn more about you before the fair. You can only attend sessions you registered for. Check out this article to learn how to register. Please check Handshake every week before the fairs, as more employers sign up and open their session schedules.

Update your Handshake profile!

Some employers have set qualifications to define which students can register for their sessions. To ensure you qualify for employer sessions, make sure you have filled out the following fields on your profile:

Register for employer sessions in advance and make your Handshake profile public so employers can learn more about you before the fair. You can only attend sessions you registered for. Check out this article to learn how to register. Please check Handshake every week before the fairs, as more employers sign up and open their session schedules.

Here are some additional resources to help you prepare for the fair: 

If you’re looking for more guidance on navigating a virtual career search, we are here for you! The USF Career Services team is available to help you before, during, and after the fair. Don’t hesitate to email us any questions or schedule an appointment with a career counselor in Handshake.