Fall 2021 Career Fairs

About the Career Fairs

Fairs are open to FAU students and alumni only.

To register for events, individuals must have a Handshake 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 make an appointment to speak with a career coach.

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

Internship &
Part-Time Job Fair

Thursday, Sept. 9
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Virtual

Register with Handshake



Diversity Recruiting Showcase

Tuesday, Sept. 21
4 - 6 p.m.
Boca Raton campus

Register with Handshake



Career Expo

Tuesday, Oct. 5
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Virtual

Register with Handshake



Graduate and Professional School Fair

Wednesday, Oct. 13
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Virtual

Register with Handshake



Accounting Career & Internship Fair

Friday, Oct. 15
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Virtual & Boca Raton campus

Register with Handshake



Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Fair

Tuesday, Oct. 19
3 - 6 p.m.
Boca Raton campus

Register with Handshake



 

Government and Social Services Career Fair

Wednesday, Oct. 20
3 - 6 p.m.
Virtual

Register with Handshake



 

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

Schedule an Appointment to Prepare for the Fair



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 8/18/21