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Job Fairs

The Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration offers several outstanding job fairs every year. Whether you are hiring for part-time jobs, internships, or full-time positions, this is your opportunity to talk with a number of students in one central location.

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UPCOMING FAIRS (FALL 2022) — Please pay close attention to the confirming email/invoice you receive when your registration has been approved by the career center as it will have specific information you need to prepare for your participation in the Job Fairs.

Part-Time Job Fair Fall 2022, Tuesday, Aug. 30

Registration TBA

Contact Joann Jeter at jjeter@utk.edu if you have questions about publicizing part-time positions.


Meet the Firms Accounting Fair Week —
TBD


2022 Fall Job & Internship Fair Week is comprised of three job fairs held on back-to-back days each offering a different focus on majors and career paths. All three fairs are held from 2-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

Engineering/STEM- Mon, Sept. 26th
Supply Chain Management- Tues, Sept. 27th
Business/Retail/Government- Wed, Sept. 28th

**While you are welcome to register, we will not be accepting employers and payment for this fair until after July 1.**

REGISTER HERE

Job Fair Registration Info:

Corporate Employers– $600 for one fair/$750 for two fairs/$850 for three fairs
Government, Non-profit, & Hospitality/Tourism Employers– $300 for one fair/$450 for two fairs/$550 for three fairs
Camp Employers– $100 per fair day

Your registration includes a 8′ x 30″ table, 2 chairs and up to 4 attendees.

PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW OUR CANCELLATION POLICY AND ADD ALL REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDING WHEN YOU REGISTER.

The registration deadline is Friday, September 16th. Due to limited space and increased employer interest, we are likely to sell out before the registration deadline. In addition, we will be placing employers in the event space on a first come, first serve basis. Employers who register early will be placed in the Ballroom until it fills. Then, we will be placing employers in our overflow space across the hall.

Herbert College of Agriculture and Construction Science Career Fair, Tuesday, October 11th

Registration TBA

Communication & Information Job & Internship Fair, Tuesday, October 18th

Registration TBA


Virtual Job & Internship Fair Fall 2022
TBD

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PAST FAIRS

Summer Experiences Fair 2022

Thursday, March 31st, 2022, 1:00-4:00pm

The Summer Jobs Fair is the primary recruiting opportunity for camps and seasonal recreational employers. This will be a casual, outdoor fair. 

Register on Handshake
 

Spring Job & Internship Fair 2022 (in-person)

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 from 2:00-6:00pm

The 2022 Spring Job & Internship Fair (SJIF) is an opportunity for you to make connections for fulltime hiring needs (post-graduation) and internships providing major related experiences for all majors and industry areas. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Katie Wiley at kwiley@utk.edu.

 

Register on Handshake


Spring Job & Internship Fair 2022 (virtual)

Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 2:00-6:00pm

The 2022 Spring Job & Internship Fair (SJIF) is an opportunity for you to make connections for fulltime hiring needs (post-graduation) and internships providing major related experiences for all majors and industry areas. 

Register on Handshake

Virtual Career Fair Playbook for Employers

Help Article: Handshake Video Requirements & Troubleshooting


Spring Mini Meet The Firms & Leadership Conference Fair,
TBD
This niche event is to assist you in connecting with Accounting students for summer or fall 2022 employment.


Architecture + D
esign Career Day 2022, Monday, February 28, 2022

This niche fair enables you to connect with students in the Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Graphic Design areas. 

Register on Handshake


East Tennessee Education Fair 2022

Wednesday, March 2nd from 9  -11:30

The 2022 East Tennessee PreK-12 Education Job Fair is for employers seeking teaching candidates licensed in all grade levels and content areas. Attending this event gives you access to approximately 250 candidates from  The University of Tennessee, Carson-Newman University, Tusculum College, Tennessee Wesleyan University, South College, Johnson College, Maryville College, community members and alumni.

Register on Handshake

We are excited to host you at our recruitment events. Below are some resources you may find helpful.

Questions? Email Katie Wiley, Assistant Director for Employer Development, at kwiley@utk.edu.

Your registration includes a 6-foot table, two chairs, and surrounding space (approximately one ft. on either side of your table and two ft. behind) for four representatives (we encourage you to reserve an additional table if bringing five or more representatives). Displays should be no wider than six feet and must fit in your display area. Beverages and a light snack will be provided. Parking is provided, and instructions for parking locations will be sent out before the event.

Please refer to email sent after Handshake registration for more details.

** Information above not applicable for virtual career fairs. **

Need a hotel? UTK has a partnership with the Graduate Knoxville, located steps from the University of Tennessee and Neyland Stadium. Reserve online here for a 15% discount or call in and use the promo code “CAREER”.

If the job fair/event is held at another location, shipping information will be provided with that event. Information below only relevant for Fairs held at the Arena.
Items should be shipped to and picked up at the address listed below. All shipments must be received five days before the event and will be placed at your booth space. All items must be clearly labeled with event name and your company name.

Ship to and pick up:
ATTN: Job Fair name (example – Supply Chain Fair)
Thompson-Boling Arena
1600 Phillip Fulmer Way
Knoxville, TN 37996

 

Important – Please remember:

  • Be sure to put the name of the event on the address label.
  • Make sure your company name is clearly visible on the package.
  • Return Shipping – You must contact your carrier for pick up. We suggest having your return labels pre-printed (including your account number).


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