Career Fairs

The Career Center hosts four Career Fairs throughout the year for students to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where they might like to work. Click on the name of each fair below to learn more!

2017-2018 Career Fairs

October 19, 2017: STEM Career Fair

RSVP Starting July 1!

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. Student can meet some of the top tech, science, and engineering companies from around the area (and across the country)!

October 26, 2017: Fall Career Fair

RSVP Starting July 1!

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

RSVP Starting 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. With summer only a few months away, students can get started on finding internship and full-time positions at this fair!

May 3, 2018: Spring Career Fair

RSVP Starting 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. Students ready to graduate or seeking summer internship experience are encouraged to attend this final fair of the year!

Career Fair Attendance Policy

UC Irvine 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. UCI faculty and staff are encouraged to visit all of our fairs to learn about opportunities for their students.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Career Fair?

A Career Fair is an event that provides students an opportunity to meet diverse employers looking to hire UCI students for part-time, full-time, and/or internship opportunities.

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.

Why should I attend a fair?
  • Gain access to employers that are specifically looking to hire UCI students for:
    • Full-time positions
    • Internships
    • Part-time jobs
    • Seasonal jobs
  • Network and meet with recruiters and professionals in various industries
  • Find out what employers from various industries are looking for from applicants
Who will be there?

Representatives from various employers will be in attendance looking to hire UCI students for part-time, full-time, and/or internship opportunities. Students interested in learning about various industries and career options are encouraged to attend.

What can I expect?
  • Each employer has a table with information about their opportunities
  • Approach each employer that you are interested in and introduce yourself
  • Ask them to share more about their available positions
  • Share how your skills and experiences meet their needs and offer them your resume
How should I prepare?
  • Attend Career Center workshops
  • Bring a draft (printed out copy) of your resume to the Career Center during drop-in advising
  • Research the employers in advance
  • Fine-tune your elevator pitch and practice articulating how you are career ready
  • Dress professionally, follow proper attire guidelines, and bring your Student ID card
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume