Career Fairs

The Division of Career Pathways hosts four Career Fairs throughout the year for students to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where they might like to work. Click on the name of each fair below to learn more!

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2017-2018 Career Fairs

May 3, 2018: Spring Career Fair

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The Spring Career Fair will be held in the Student Center and will feature employers seeking to identify talented UCI students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. This is a great way for recruiters to meet UCI students all in one place. Students ready to graduate or seeking summer internship experience are encouraged to attend this final fair of the year!

Career Fair Attendance Policy

UCI Division of Career Pathways Fairs are for all currently enrolled UCI students and UC alumni registered for UCI Division of Career Pathways Alumni Services. UCI Division of Career Pathways Graduate and Professional School Fairs are open to all UCI students, UC alumni, and community members. UCI faculty and staff are encouraged to visit all of our fairs to learn about opportunities for their students.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Career Fair?

A Career Fair is an event that provides students an opportunity to meet diverse employers looking to hire UCI students for part-time, full-time, and/or internship opportunities.

Why the Career Fair Attendance Policy?

This Policy is in place to ensure that individuals paying UCI Student Services Fees or UCI Division of Career Pathways Alumni Services Fees have access to the Career Fairs funded by these Fees. Additionally, the Policy assists the Division of Career Pathways in facilitating employers meeting the population of students they are seeking to hire through on-campus recruitment at UCI.

Why should I attend a fair?
  • Gain access to employers that are specifically looking to hire UCI students for:
    • Full-time positions
    • Internships
    • Part-time jobs
    • Seasonal jobs
  • Network and meet with recruiters and professionals in various industries
  • Find out what employers from various industries are looking for from applicants
Who will be there?

Representatives from various employers will be in attendance looking to hire UCI students for part-time, full-time, and/or internship opportunities. Students interested in learning about various industries and career options are encouraged to attend.

What can I expect?
  • Each employer has a table with information about their opportunities
  • Approach each employer that you are interested in and introduce yourself
  • Ask them to share more about their available positions
  • Share how your skills and experiences meet their needs and offer them your resume
How should I prepare?
  • Attend workshops at the Division of Career Pathways
  • Bring a draft (printed out copy) of your resume to the Division of Career Pathways during drop-in advising
  • Research the employers in advance
  • Fine-tune your elevator pitch and practice articulating how you are career ready
  • Dress professionally, follow proper attire guidelines, and bring your Student ID card
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume