Career Fairs - Recruiters

The Career Center hosts several career fairs each year. Career Fairs are a great way for recruiters to meet talented UCI students all in one place. Our quarterly career fairs include opportunities for full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

2017-2018 Career Fairs

October 19, 2017: STEM Career Fair

Registration Now Open Via Handshake!

The STEM Career Fair will be held in the Student Center and will feature recruiters seeking to identify talented UCI students for temporary, part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. This is a great way for recruiters to meet UCI students all in one place.

October 26, 2017: Fall Career Fair

Registration Now Open Via Handshake! 

The Fall Career Fair will be held in the Student Center and will feature employers seeking to identify talented UCI students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. This is a great way for recruiters to meet UCI students all in one place. 

January 25, 2018: Internship and Career Fair

Registration Opens in November! 

The Internship and Career Fair will be held in the Student Center and will feature employers seeking to identify talented UCI students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. This is a great way for recruiters to meet UCI students all in one place. 

May 3, 2018: Spring Career Fair

Registration Opens in November! 

The Spring Career Fair will be held in the Student Center and will feature employers seeking to identify talented UCI students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. This is a great way for recruiters to meet UCI students all in one place. 

Career Fair Attendance Policy

UCI Career Center Career Fairs are for all currently enrolled UCI students and UC alumni registered for UCI Career Center alumni services. Career Center Graduate and Professional School Fairs are open to all UCI students, UC alumni, and community members.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why the Career Fair Attendance Policy?

This Policy is in place to ensure that individuals paying UCI Student Services Fees or UCI Career Center Alumni Services Fees have access to the Career Fairs funded by these Fees. Additionally, the Policy assists the Career Center in facilitating employers meeting the population of students they are seeking to hire through on-campus recruitment at UCI.

How much does it cost?

General Career Fair Pricing

  1. $650 – Standard Registration

    Includes: Standard location*, one (1) six foot table, two (2) chairs, two (2) lunches, and one (1) parking pass. *Pacific Ballroom or Pacific Ballroom Lobby. Company display must fit either on or directly behind table. Oversized displays that exceed table space will not be permitted. Companies with larger displays must register at Premium or Sponsor Level.

  2. $800 – Premium Registration (Limited Availability)

    Includes: Mid-tier location*, one (1) six foot table, two (2) chairs, two (2) lunches, and one (1) parking pass. *Pacific Ballroom. Location accommodates slightly larger displays.

  3. $900 – 3rd Party Registration (This is the ONLY registration option for 3rd Party Recruiters)

    Includes: Standard location*, one (1) six foot table, two (2) chairs, two (2) lunches, and one (1) parking pass. *Pacific Ballroom or Pacific Ballroom Lobby. Company display must fit either on or directly behind table. Oversized displays that exceed table space will not be permitted.

  4. $1,000 – Sponsor Single Table Registration (Limited Availability)

    Includes: Top-tier location; one (1) skirted, six foot table with pipe and drape; two (2) chairs; two (2) lunches; two (2) parking passes; logo featured in all event-related marketing; and special recognition on day of event.

  5. $1,500 – Sponsor Double Table Registration (Limited Availability)

    Includes: Top-tier location; two (2) skirted, six foot tables with pipe and drape; four (4) chairs; four (4) lunches; three (3) parking passes; logo featured in all event-related marketing; and special recognition on day of event.

STEM Career Fair Pricing

  1. $650 – Standard Registration

    Includes: Standard location*, one (1) six foot table, two (2) chairs, two (2) lunches, and one (1) parking pass. *Pacific Ballroom, Pacific Ballroom Lobby, Emerald Bay Room, Emerald Bay Room Lobby. Company display must fit either on or directly behind table. Oversized displays that exceed table space will not be permitted. Companies with larger displays must register at Premium or Sponsor Level.

  2. $900 – 3rd Party Registration (This is the ONLY registration option for 3rd Party Recruiters)

    Includes: Standard location*, one (1) six foot table, two (2) chairs, two (2) lunches, and one (1) parking pass. *Pacific Ballroom or Pacific Ballroom Lobby. Company display must fit either on or directly behind table. Oversized displays that exceed table space will not be permitted. 

  3. $1,200 – Premium Registration (Limited Availability)

    Includes: Mid-tier location*, two (2) six foot tables, four (4) chairs, four (4) lunches, and two (2) parking passes.

  4. $1,500 – Sponsor Single Table Registration (Limited Availability)

    Includes: Top-tier location; one (1) skirted, six foot table with pipe and drape; two (2) chairs; two (2) lunches; two (2) parking passes; logo featured in all event-related marketing; and special recognition on day of event.

  5. $2,000 – Sponsor Double Table Registration (Limited Availability)

    Includes: Top-tier location; two (2) skirted, six foot tables with pipe and drape; four (4) chairs; four (4) lunches; three (3) parking passes; logo featured in all event-related marketing; and special recognition on day of event.

What time is the fair?

All fairs run from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with check-in for employers beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Where does the fair take place?

All fairs are held inside the UCI Student Center.

Where do I park?

You will be parking in the Student Center Parking Structure (corner of West Peltason and Pereira). The Career Center blocks a portion of the structure exclusively for guests attending the fair. Please park in this area. The Career Center is not responsible for parking citations issued due to a failure to retrieve a pass or for parking in the wrong location.

Once parked, take the elevator to level 2 and follow the directional signs to the check-in area for your event.

How many representatives can I bring?

We strongly encourage you to have no more than 3-4 representatives at your table at a given time. We do not charge per representative - you can add additional parking passes and/or lunches at the time of registration. 

Can I purchase additional parking passes or lunches?

Yes!

When you regsiter, you can add on additional lunches for $25 (Limit: 4) and/or additional parking passes for $15 (Limit: 1-2; varies by fair). 

Can I ship materials in advance?

Yes!

If you are looking to have your items shipped to use prior to the fair, please send them to the address below. Shipments must arrive no later than 48 hours in advance of the event.

Shipping address:

UCI Career Center
100 Student Services I
Irvine, CA 92697-2075
Attn: CAREER FAIR/your company name

Return Shipments

To return packages at the end of the fair, simply leave the package on your table with the return label affixed, and a Career Center staff member will pick up your package. All return shipments will be picked up by FedEx/UPS the following business day.

Can I obtain a W-9 form for payment purposes?

Yes! Click here.