Next Career Fair: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The Engineering Career Center sponsors Career Fairs during the fall and spring semesters. Target hundreds of students from a variety of engineering and computing disciplines and levels.
Contact us anytime
For questions regarding the Engineering & Computing career fairs, please contact us at 785-864-3891, email@example.com
Location & Schedule Details
The upcoming career fair will be in-person at the Kansas Union as well as virtual using the Career Fair Plus platform on your device.
Fall Career Fair: In-person from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and Virtual from 2pm-7pm
Spring Career Fair: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Virtual Career Fair Training
The Engineering Career Center will hold a Q&A session for recruiters. You can watch the recording from last year HERE.
Career Fair Plus Resources:
The help center from Career Fair Plus is found here. Career Fair Plus holds webinars for recruiters every week. Learn about the platform and how you can be successful with this webinar:
Why should I attend the Engineering and Computing Career Fair?
Increase your company's visibility with engineering and computing students
Fall attendance: 1,000+ students and alumni
Spring attendance: 700+ students and alumni
Screen candidates at the fair and take advantage of Next-Day Interviews
Develop early connections with first-year students, Sophomores, and Juniors
Collect resumes and build a pool of candidates for current and future hiring needs
Who will be there?
Current University of Kansas students (any major)
Previous students or alumni of University of Kansas (any major)
Current students attending KU pre-engineering or dual degree engineering programs at Baker University and Washburn University
Current students attending KU dual degree IT program at Johnson County Community College.
Current students attending Haskell Indian Nations University - as part of the Haskell / KU Partnership
Individuals who attended other colleges/universities outside of the area may pre-register to attend by requesting reciprocal services.
Registration & Fees
Standard Registration for In-person (and complementarty Virtual): $350*
Standard Registration for Virtual only: $200
Non-Profit/Government Employers for In-person (and complementary Virtual): $150*
Non-Profit/Government Employers for Virtual only: $100*
The in-person career fair includes:
1 table, lunch, and parking for 3 company representatives. Currently, KU recommends but does not require masks to be worn on campus. We will not allow handouts or swag this year to limit personal contact. The fee includes the virtual career fair for 10 representatives at no extra cost.
For virtual career fairs, the fee includes:
Video chat capability for up to 10 company representatives. Virtual career fairs are online 'events' that allow employers and students to meet in virtual environments such as through voice calls or video chat rooms. Employers will have the ability to virtually screen quality candidates, receive electronic resumes and save time and costs associated with traveling to participate in on-site events. We will be working with Career Fair Plus to host our upcoming virtual career fair, to create an intuitive, user-friendly experience for students and employers.
Acceptable Payment Methods:
- Check: Please make checks payable to "Engineering Career Center"
- Credit Card: To pay with a credit card, click through to the secure e-commerce link on your invoice (available after you register)
We will hold Next-Day Interviews on-campus in the Burge Union. The cost is included in the registration for the in-person career fair. We also offer on-campus interviews in our office all year. Contact us to schedule at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events Before the Career Fair
IHAWKe Diversity & Women's Programs Fall Event
Prior to every fall engineering and computing career fair, IHAWKe Diversity & Women's Programs hosts an event. Look for more information and details soon.
Prior to every spring engineering and computing career fair, the Engineering Student Council hosts an event. Look for more information and details in your email after your register for the career fair. Questions? Email us at email@example.com.