Career Conference Week

One of the largest conferences in the Midwest, preparing Blue Devils to be career ready on day one.
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300+ employers each semester


1500+ students each semester

Four days. Five industry-focused fairs. Countless opportunities.

As one of the largest career conferences in the Midwest, Career Conference Week contributes to the success of current students and recent graduates, who have career outcomes of 99% employed or continuing education. Leading employers in engineering, packaging, plastics, design, hospitality and more come to campus to recruit Blue Devils for internships, co-ops, and full-time professional positions. Many companies attend multiple days of the conference to recruit students from across the career clusters, and students are encouraged to any and all days. Alumni are welcome to attend, as well.

Fall 2024 Schedule

All events held in the Memorial Student Center
Career fairs subject to change

Computing: Data, Software & Security Career Fair

Monday, September 23 | 1:00-4:00pm

Packaging, Print & Design Career Fair

Tuesday, September 24 | 9:00-11:30am

Science & Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, September 24 | 1:00-4:00pm

Construction Career Fair

Wednesday, September 25 | 1:00-4:00pm

Management: Business, Hospitality & Human Sciences Career Fair

Thursday, September 26 | 1:00-4:00pm

Make connections that count

Which employers are attending this year?

Students, log in to Handshake to see which employers will be attending each fair.

Employer Information

To make your experience a success, prepare to engage with Blue Devils from all levels and programs, from freshmen to graduate students and alumni. They participate in career fairs with diverse objectives, seeking opportunities in their chosen industries throughout the week.

Employer Registration

Registration opens on July 1, 2024 at 8:00am. Register via Handshake to secure your space at the following events:

  • Computing: Data, Software & Security Career Fair: Monday, September 23 (1:00–4:00pm) Register
  • Packaging, Print & Design Career Fair: Tuesday, September 24 (9:00–11:30am) Register
  • Science & Engineering Career Fair: Tuesday, September 24 (1:00–4:00pm) Register
  • Construction Career Fair: Wednesday, September 25 (1:00–4:00pm) Register
  • Management: Business, Hospitality & Human Sciences Career Fair: Thursday, September 26 (1:00–4:00pm) Register
Registration Inclusions
  • One 8' x 8' space for two representatives
  • One 6' long table (tablecloth upon request)
  • Two chairs
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Electricity/extension cords
  • Parking (in a designated parking lot)
  • Light refreshments
Next-Day On-Campus Interviews (Optional)

Conduct your next-day on-campus interviews (OCI) with students you meet during the career fair. Simply note your request in your registration. Upon approval, it will be noted in your registration confirmation. Space is limited! 

Payment & Invoicing
  • Early Bird Rate: $325 
  • Regular Rate: $375 
  • Non-profit/Government/501(c)(3) Rate: $150

Payment can be made via credit card or check and must be received before the career fair. Failure to pay, or employers with an outstanding balance, will not be approved into the event until payment is made.

Final invoice will reflect the Early Bird Rates and/or Partnership Program discounts if applicable. A receipt will be emailed when payment is accepted/received.

Career Conference Guide

Additional details, including shipping, directions, parking, and more, can be found on the Handshake event page for each career fair or in the Career Conference Guide.