Employer Services - Career Fairs & Forums

Gain visibility and get to know Cal students and the UC Berkeley campus "up close and personal" by attending a career fair at UC Berkeley!  Whether you use career fairs as a preliminary pre-recruitment activity or as your primary sourcing tool, you will likely find an event that suits your needs.  See our Eight Best Practices for Career Fair Success for tips on making the most of a career fair.  

Student Career Fair Attendance Data

Questions? Contact the Employer Relations Office at (510) 642-0464 or by email.
 

Spring 2017 (Remaining)

Just in Time Job Fair - April 12-13, 2017 - 11am-3pm

April 12, 2017 (Engineering/Tech)
April 13, 2017 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service) 

  • Just in Time to fill summer jobs/internships.
  • Just in Time to fill full-time jobs for new graduates.
  • Just in Time for 3rd party recruiters to fill employer clients' staffing needs.
  • Fees: $650 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies: $450; for nonprofit orgs: $325, for UC Berkeley departments: $275, and for 3rd party recruiters: $1500
  • Registration and payment deadline is March 24, 2017.
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To provide as many opportunities for Cal students as possible, this late spring fair is open to both employers and 3rd party recruiters.

Fall 2017 - Registration opens June 1

Investment Banking Forum - Aug 29, 2017 - 6pm-8-pm

  • Provides employers a small, targeted event to meet with students exploring full-time jobs and internships in Investment Banking. This event is exclusively for companies that provide investment banking services to other companies.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for the Forum will open June 1

Consulting Forum - Aug 31, 2017 - 6pm-8pm

  • Provides employers a small, targeted event to meet with students exploring full-time jobs and internships in consulting. This event is exclusively for companies that provide consulting services to other companies.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for the Forum will open June 1

EECS Career Fair - Sept 6, 2017 - 11am-4pm - invitation only

  • Invitation only fair. This fair is exclusively for companies that are members of the Career Center Berkeley Circle program or the EECS Department Corporate Access Programs.
  • Presented in partnership with Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Honor Society.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open on June 1 for invited companies

Cal Career Fair - Sept 12-14, 2017 - 11am-4pm

Sept 12, 2016 (Business/Public Service)
Sept 13, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)
Sept 14, 2016 (Engineering/Tech/Business)

UC Berkeley's largest career fair.  Serves as the primary campus pre-recruiting event for employers who want to increase their visibility among the student population at the start of the campus-recruiting season.

  • Attracts 1200+ each day, primarily graduating students, representing all academic majors and 200+ employers.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments and 3rd party recruiters: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open on June 1

Law & Graduate School Fair - Sept 27, 2017 - 11am-3pm

  • This event will be held outdoors in a high traffic area in the center of campus
  • More than 100 law, graduate, and professional schools' representatives discuss their programs and provide admission requirements and information.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments & Test-Preparation organizations: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open on June 1

Early Bird Internship Fair - Oct 11, 2017 - 12pm-4pm

  • For employers who have early internship application deadlines and/or plan to interview prospective summer interns late Fall semester or early in Spring Semester.
  • Opportunity to meet with highly motivated, prepared students eager to begin their Summer Internship search early.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies, nonprofit orgs, UC Berkeley departments, and 3rd party recruiters: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open on June 1

Masters & PhD Career Fair - Oct 12, 2017 - 12pm-4pm

  • Presented since 2002, this afternoon fair is exclusively for graduate students.
  • Potentially attracts graduate students from disciplines campus-wide (see Graduate Division's list of Graduate Programs).  Note that MBAs and JDs are recruited directly through the career offices in the Schools of Business and Law.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies, nonprofit orgs, UC Berkeley departments, and 3rd party recruiters: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open on June 1

Civil & Environmental Engineering Career Fair - Oct 25, 2017 - 4pm-7pm

  • This early evening fair emphasizes efficiency - 3 hours.
  • Exclusively for employers seeking to hire Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) students at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open on June 1

Spring 2018 - Registrations begin early November

Spring Career Fair - Jan 24-25, 2018 - 11am-4pm tentative

Dates are tentative

Jan 24, 2017 (Engineering/Tech)
Jan 25, 2017 (Business/Public Service/Tech) 

  • Provides an opportunity to interact with Cal students early in the Spring Semester for entry-level career positions, summer and internship opportunities.
  • Attracts 1200+ each day primarily graduating students, representing all academic majors, and 170+ employers.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments and 3rd party recruiters: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open in early November

Social Impact Career Fair - Feb 13, 2018, 2pm-6pm tentative

Date is tentative

Our 3rd annual Social Impact Career Fair!

  • More than 50 employers representing non-profit, public service, education, and socially responsible, for-profit companies
  • An opportunity to interact with hundreds of students seeking jobs & internships that empower them to work toward social good
  • The fair will be open to students in all academic disciplines
  • Fees:
    • Non-Profit, Government, and UC Berkeley depts: To be announced
    • Business/Industry: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open in early November

Internship & Summer Job Fair - Feb 14-15, 2018 - 12pm-4pm tentative

Dates are tentative

Feb 14 (Engineering/Tech)
Feb 15 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)

  • 100+ employers seeking a variety of internship and summer job applicants.
  • Opportunity to interact with 1000+ students seeking summer jobs or internships (professional training opportunities) - paid and volunteer, year-round and summer, on and off campus.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies, nonprofit orgs, and UC Berkeley departments: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open in early November

CED (Environmental Design) Career Fair - March 8, 2018 - 3pm-7pm tentative

Date is tentative

  • Presented in partnership with the College of Environmental Design (CED).
  • Employers are invited to recruit Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, Urban Design, City & Regional Planning, and Sustainable Environmental Design students.
  • The fair will be open to students in all academic disciplines.
  • Fees: To be anounced
  • Special fees: for nonprofit organizations: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event will open in early November

Just in Time Job Fair - April 18-19, 2018 - 12pm-4pm

Dates are tentative

April 18, 2017 (Engineering/Tech)
April 19, 2017 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service) 

  • Just in Time to fill summer jobs/internships.
  • Just in Time to fill full-time jobs for new graduates.
  • Just in Time for 3rd party recruiters to fill employer clients' staffing needs.
  • Fees: To be announced
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies, nonprofit orgs, UC Berkeley departments, and 3rd party recruiters: To be announced
  • Registration deadline: To be announced
  • Registration for this event typically opens late February

To provide as many opportunities for Cal students as possible, this late spring fair is open to both employers and 3rd party recruiters.