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Career Fairs

Fairfield is excited to announce that your organization 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 from all majors and class years.

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
  • Sharing documentation with students ahead of time

Registration is now open on Handshake!

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

Questions?
Contact the University Career Center at careers@fairfield.edu 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

  • Students will be able to preview the employers that will be participating.
  • Identify and research companies of interest and prepare questions in advance.
  • Develop an elevator pitch to answer the question, “tell me about yourself?”
  • Make sure your resume is up to date and upload it to the virtual fair system.
  • Dress professionally and take notes.
  • Ask employers for their contact information so you can follow up with them after the Career Fair.
  • After each discussion with an employer, write down a few notes that you can use when you follow up with them.
  • Write a thank you note to employers who provided contact information and follow up on any activities discussed.
  • Make an appointment with a counselor in the Career Center, College of Arts & Sciences or Dolan School to develop a strategy for your career after Fairfield University.

Questions about the Career Fair? E-mail careers@fairfield.edu. 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 GSEAP: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 4081

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