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Career Fairs

Fairfield is excited to announce that employers can effectively and conveniently recruit for jobs and internships during the 2021-22 academic year. The University Career Centers are offering events that will increase your brand awareness on campus while connecting you with our talented students.

Fall 2021

The Fairfield University Career Center is hosting our fall virtual Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 29 from 12 – 3 p.m. with students of all majors and class years. You’ll be able to engage with students in a variety of formats, including:

  • Video, audio, and chat communication with students
  • Group meetings with up to 50 participants
  • 1:1 meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session

Registration is now open on Handshake!

Reduced Pricing
Standard: $50 | Non-profit: $25

Additional Fairs
The Nursing Career Fair is scheduled for Tues., Oct. 26 from 4-6 p.m. and the Law School Fair is Thurs., Nov. 4 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Both will be hosted virtually on Handshake. For more information, please contact the Career Center at

Contact the University Career Center at if you have any questions or are interested in arranging other networking opportunities such as virtual info sessions and club presentations. We look forward to assisting you with your organization’s recruiting efforts!

Student Tips For Attending A Career Fair

The University Career Center is offering the annual Fall Career & Internship Fair on Wed., Sept. 29 from 12-3 p.m. The fair will be hosted virtually on Stags4Hire, powered by Handshake. Students of all class years and majors will be able to register the week of Sept. 13.

Once registered, students should...

  • Learn how easy it is to network virtually on Stags4Hire, powered by Handshake
  • Preview the employers and schedule group and 1:1 meetings in advance!
  • Identify and research companies of interest and prepare questions.
  • Develop an elevator pitch to respond to: “tell me about yourself.”
  • Make sure your resume is up to date and upload it to Handshake. Contact your school's career center for assistance.
  • Dress professionally and take notes.
  • Ask employers for their contact information so you can follow up with them after the fair.
  • Write a thank you note to employers who provided contact information and follow up on any activities discussed.

Questions about the Career Fair? E-mail Stay up to date on all Career Center events by visiting Life@Fairfield.

Career Counselor Appointments

  • College of Arts & Sciences: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 2227
  • Dolan School: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 3987
  • School of Nursing, School of Engineering, and School of Human Development: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 4081

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