Fall Job & Internship Fair
The Fall Job & Internship Fair brings recruiters from over 100 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to U.Va. to meet students from all majors seeking full-time employment or internship experience. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, and talk with them about your experiences!
NOTE: This is a 2 day event; there will be different organizations in attendance each day so make sure you know which days the employers you want to see will be here!
Students are not required to pre-register and can simply check-in at the registration desk when they arrive.
RECRUITERS: Please click here.
The Fall Job and Internship Fair does not currently have any sponsoring organizations.
Ways To Prepare
- UVa Students: Attend a Career Fairs 101 workshop presented by a UCS Career Peer Educator. Pre-registration required. Check the UCS Calendar for dates/times. Workshops dates will be announced prior to the fair.
- Students are encouraged to research companies of interest by reading their job descriptions and visiting their Web sites. View company listings.
- 1st and 2nd Year Students: Are you a first- or second-year who would like to visit the Fall Job and Internship Fair, but are unsure of how to navigate the event? Career Peer Educators will host a workshop each morning of the fair to help you practice your pitch to employers. They will conduct a LIVE mock pitch with an employer at the fair and give you the opportunity to practice a recruiter as well. Pre-register to attend through the UCS Calendar.
- Read the UCS handout on Navigating a Career Fair
- Prepare a 30-second personal introduction to highlight the skills and knowledge you are building and your areas of interest.
- Don't forget to bring copies of your resume.
- Have UCS critique your resume during our walk-in hours. UCS offers office hours and appointments Monday-Friday; please click here for more details.
- Attire is business professional. Suits are recommended.
Did You Know…
- You can't find everything online or in books; people are your best sources of information.
- Direct one-to-one contact with people, preferably face to face, is by far the most effective way to get a job or internship.
- Attending a career fair is a great way to start networking. Through these interactions, you'll find the information you need to make informed career decisions.