Professional Career Fair

Campus Recreation Center

Tuesday, February 8th

10AM - 3PM

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Technical Career Fair

Campus Recreation Center

Wednesday, February 9th and Thursday, February 10th

10AM - 3PM

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Employer Interviews

Friday, February 11th

10AM - 3PM

Virtual Career Fair

Handshake

Thursday, February 17th

10AM - 3PM

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About

The University of Cincinnati and the College of Engineering and Applied Science Tribunal are thrilled to welcome employers and students back to campus for the Spring 2022 Career Week. The University of Cincinnati Spring Career Week provides students and employers the opportunity to network, interview, and connect through both professional and informal programming over the course of five (5) days. To offer students and employers the greatest opportunity to connect, the Spring 2022 Career Week will include both virtual and in-person programming. Whether looking to hire full-time or part-time, co-op or intern, employers will certainly find what they are looking for in the incredibly talented and diverse pool of CEAS candidates. We look forward to hosting you this Spring. See you in February!

Are you ready for the Spring 2022 Career Week? To learn more about the incredible opportunities offered as a part of the Spring 2022 Career Week (including our NEW Hybrid Career Fair) please see the general information below!

Once again, students are REQUIRED to register in advance for our Virtual Career Fair. Student registration for the Spring 2022 Virtual Career Fair is currently closed. Students registration for the Spring 2022 Virtual Fair will open in January of 2022. While waiting for the fair, students are encouraged to prepare by saving the fair on Handshake and viewing employers currently registered for the Spring 2022 Career Fair.

Student registration for the Spring 2022 In-Person Career Fair is currently closed. Student registration for the In-Person Spring 2022 Career Fair will open in January 2022. Students are strongly encouraged to register in advance for our in-person Career Fairs.

Employer registration for our In-Person fair is currently open! To register for the Spring 2022 Career Fair, please visit the registration platform here. The In-Person Spring 2022 Career Fair will be February 8th - 10th, 2022. Employer registration for our Virtual Fair is currently open! To register for the Virtual Spring 2022 Career Fair, please visit the registration platform here. The Virtual Spring 2022 Career Fair will be February 17th, 2022.

Questions? Be sure to follow us on Instagram @uc_careerfair to receive the most up-to-date information regarding the Spring 2022 Career Week!

The Bearcat talking to an employer at the Career Fair.

Resume Review Day - Friday, February 4, 2022 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Resume Review Day gives students an opportunity to get their resume reviewed by industry leaders before attending the Career Fair. It's a great way to get prepared and it also allows students to meet employers in advanced. Returning Spring 2022, students attending Resume Review Day will have the opportunity to also attend a preemptive student-led resume workshop to further develop and refine their resumes. It is strongly recommended that all underclassmen register to attend both sessions.

This is an incredible opportunity with limited capacity, so students are encouraged to sign-up beginning in January 2022.

Employers interested in participating/reviewing as a part of the Technical Resume Review Day are invited to sign up beginning in January 2022.

Similar to the Fall 2021 Career Fair, in an effort to continue offering students and employers the greatest opportunity to connect and network, the Spring 2022 Resume Review Day will feature both virtual and in-person options for review.

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Evening With Industry - Monday, February 7, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Society of Women Engineers’ Evening With Industry is an opportunity to interact with highly sought-after female engineering and technology students. The event will consist of several rotational networking sessions, for the first portion of the event. The second portion of the event will include an industry panel, where students can submit questions prior to the event, and company representatives can answer during this time. Food will be served during the event to all students and employers.

Employers interested in attending this wonderful event will have the opportunity to purchase a set of three tickets as an add-on item when registering for the Career Week. Employers interested in sitting in on this panel are encouraged to reach out to the UC Society of Women Engineers at uc.swe.events@gmail.com for further information.

Student registration for this event is not currently open. Registration will open a number of weeks prior to the event.

View of the Career Fair.

Professional Career Fair

The Professional Career Fair is targeted towards employers planning to hire students or recent graduates for non-technical full-time and internship positions. Graduate schools are also invited to attend. A wide variety of majors are included in this fair.

To see the full list of majors attending the Professional Career Fair, you can filter through your major of interest.

The Professional Career Fair is held in the Campus Recreation Center on University of Cincinnati's main campus. Employers are invited to purchase one or more booths and may bring a display and materials to distribute to students. Continental breakfast and lunch are included, complimentary WiFi is available, and day-of power can be accessed for an additional fee during registration.

Student talking to an employer at the Career Fair.

Technical Career Fair

The Technical Career Fair is targeted toward employers looking to hire technical majors for full-time, co-op, and internship positions. Most of these students participate in the University of Cincinnati's mandatory co-operative education program. A wide variety of majors are included in this fair, including majors in the following categories but not limited to:

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Operations

To see the full list of majors attending the Technical Career Fair, you can filter through your major of interest.

The Technical Career Fair is held in the Campus Recreation Center on University of Cincinnati's main campus. Employers are invited to purchase one or more booths and may bring a display and materials to distribute to students. Breakfast and lunch will be served, complimentary WiFi is available, and day-of power can be accessed for an additional fee during registration.

Student check-in at the career fair.

Interview Days

The Career Fair Week Interview Days offer an opportunity for technical employers participating in the Career Fair to meet with their top candidates one-on-one for 30-minute interviews on-campus the Friday (February 11th) following the Professional and Technical Career Fairs. 

Employers may participate in Interview Day free of charge by clicking on the Interview Day box during registration and selecting the desired number of interview booths.

Employers are to schedule their own interviews directly with student candidates at a mutually agreeable time. At the start of the fair, you will receive a blank interview schedule with a number of 30-minute time blocks from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fill in your schedule as you talk with candidates, and turn in the carbon copy of your schedule at Employer Check-Out.

Resume Review Day

 

Engineering Resume Review Day

Friday, February 4th, 2022

Resume Review Day gives students an opportunity to get their resume reviewed by industry leaders before attending the Career Fair. It is a great way to get prepared and it also allows students to meet employers in advanced. Returning in Spring 2022 students attending Resume Review Day will have the opportunity to also attend a preemptive student-led resume workshop to further develop and refine their resumes.

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Business Resupalooza

TBD

Lindner business students, come get your resume reviewed before the Career Fair! This is an opportunity to meet with an employer representative one-on-one to go over your resume and ask questions. This will take place virtually and you will be expected to screen share your resume.

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How to Prepare

In-Person Career Fair:

  • Review the list of companies that will be there.
  • Research employers that interest you.
  • Prepare a brief (30-second) self-introduction (e.g., name, major, year, and one question).
  • Attend Resume Review Days.
  • Drop in to meet with a career coach to polish your resume, practice your self-introduction, get ideas for questions to ask, and prepare for interviews.
  • Attend company information sessions. Information sessions let you learn about a company's culture, hiring process, and current hiring priorities from someone who actually works there. Look for information sessions in Handshake within two weeks of the fair.
  • Plan to spend 1-2 hours at the fair.
  • Read our new Student Best Practices for a universal guide on job-seeking at career fairs.

Virtual Career Fair:

  • Register to attend the Virtual Career Fair. (Registration will open in late August)
  • Follow @uc_careerfair on Instagram.
  • Prepare a brief introduction to use when virtual chatting with employers.
  • Ensure you update your Handshake account in preparation for student registration 
  • The Career Fair Production Team is planning to hold an Instagram Live event within the weeks leading up to the fair where we will provide information on navigating the virtual fair in order to prepare students for the new virtual environment.
  • Read these Handshake tips to better approach job-seeking on a virtual platform

What to Wear and Bring

  • Wear business professional or nice business casual attire. No student will be admitted wearing jeans, tennis shoes, or t-shirts.
  • Bring your Bearcat Card (student ID).
  • Bring a folder or portfolio with five to fifteen copies of your resume, a note pad and pen.
  • Coat and bag check is available, but you can skip the line and save time by leaving your coat and backpack at home or in a secure place while you’re at the fair. The Campus Recreation Center has a limited number of day-use lockers with built-in locks that members and non-members can use for free.

Volunteer

We provide the opportunity to volunteer at the Career Fair on any of the three days. Volunteering at the Career Fair will give you great opportunity to get involved with your college's student government. It will also provide you with the opportunity to network with company representatives.

Additional information regarding volunteer opportunities and volunteer registration information for the Spring 2022 Career Week will be sent to emailed to students in the weeks leading up to the event.

Professional dress is required for all volunteers. Contact uccareerfair@gmail.com for more information.

Employer Information

Information Sessions & Tabling

Information sessions and tabling provide opportunities for employers to connect with UC students about career opportunities. To schedule an Information Session, please contact Patti Carroll at 513-556-3061. Requests must be received at least 2-3 weeks prior to the requested date.

Resume Review Day

The Technical Resume Review Day is an event hosted by the Engineering and Applied Science Tribunal in order to help prepare students for the Career Fair. This event gives students the opportunity to sign up for 20-minute intervals to receive resume feedback from industry leaders and gives students the ability to network with employers before the Technical Career Fair. 

It is also used as a chance for employers to build student relations, as well as get face-to-face time with additional students that might be seeking a co-op at no cost to them.

Employers can sign up using the representative sign up form. 

Employer Materials and Guides

Read our Handshake's guide to virtual fairs for tips to better approach recruiting in a virtual environment.

Contact Us

The UC Career Week is organized by the Engineering & Applied Science Tribunal, Lindner College of Business Career Services Center, and the Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at (513) 556-7234 or uccareerfair@gmail.com for the Career Development Team or careereducation@uc.edu for our Marketing & Events Manager. Thank you.