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Employer Services - Career Fairs & Forums

Gain visibility and get to know Cal students by attending a virtual career fair at UC Berkeley!  

All SPRING 2021 career fairs will be hosted virtually within Handshake. The Handshake virtual career fair module includes 1:1 video or text chat for employer representatives and students, as well as group video sessions. (See first accordion item below for more information).

Registration for spring fairs opens on December 1, 2020. 

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


 

Virtual Career Fairs & Forums

More Information about Virtual Career Fairs

Employers register through Handshake for one or more of the career fairs listed below. Employers will be able to customize registrations (booths) similarly to how profiles are customized in Handshake. Employers can set schedules for 10-minute 1:1 video or text chats with students and 30 minute group sessions (currently 30-minute 50-student capacity group sessions per fair). 

Employers will have the opportunity to set preferences on their 1:1 meetings. Registered students will be able to scroll through each fair's list of employer attendees to review which organizations are participating, what their respective opportunities are, and what, if any, prequalifications are listed to qualify for 1:1 chats. Text based chat will be an option for students who don't have access to video.

For more information from Handshake, view The Virtual Career Fair on Handshake.

Not Sure which Fairs to Attend?

Our in-person fairs typically serve more than 18,000 students and 1,200 employers!
Review our historical Student Career Fair Attendance Data and Employer Directories to learn more.

Spring Semester 2021 - Career Fairs & Forums

Engineering & Physical Sciences Career & Internship Fair - Feb 10, 2021 - 12 pm-5 pm

  • The Engineering & Physical Sciences Career & Internship Fair is expressly for employers recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities in the areas of electrical engineering, robotics, design, mechanical engineering, medical devices, automotive and autonomous vehicles, materials science and engineering, and other related fields.

  • Fees: 

    • $500 for Standard Registration
    • $150 for UC Berkeley Department
    • $1,000 for Third-Party Recruiter
    • $1,200 for Named Sponsorship of the event (see full benefits in Handshake)​
  • Registration deadline: January 27, 2021 
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: January 27, 2021. Confirmation upon payment.
  • Register Now >

Software, Data, & IT Career & Internship Fair - Feb 11, 2021 - 12 pm-5 pm

The Software, Data, & IT Career & Internship Fair is expressly for employers recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities in the areas of software engineering, data science, IT, networking, cloud computing, cybersecurity, fintech, AI, machine learning, statistics, economics, mathematics, industrial engineering and operations research (IEOR), and other related fields.

  • Fees:
    • $500 for Standard Registration
    • $150 for UC Berkeley Department
    • $1,000 for Third-Party Recruiter
    • $1,200 for Named Sponsorship of the event
  • Registration deadline January 28, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: January 28, 2021. Confirmation upon payment.
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Business & Non-Technical Career & Internship Fair (All Majors) - Feb 17, 2021 - 12 pm-5 pm

The Business & Non-Technical Career & Internship Fair (All Majors) is expressly for employers recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities in non-technical business fields including finance, corporate banking, insurance, real estate, business analysis, marketing, communications, sales, customer service, rotational programs, management, and other related fields.

  • Fees:
    • $500 for Standard Registration
    • $150 for UC Berkeley Department
    • $1,000 for Third-Party Recruiter
    • $1,200 for Named Sponsorship of the event 
  • Registration deadline February 3, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: February 3, 2021.  Confirmation upon payment.
  • Register Now >

Investment Banking, Private Equity, & Asset Management Forum - Feb 18, 2021 - 12 pm - 4 pm

The Investment Banking, Private Equity, & Asset Management Forum is expressly for employers recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities in the areas of investment banking, private equity, asset management, and other related fields.

  • Fees:
    • $500 for Standard Registration
    • $150 for UC Berkeley Department 
    • $1,000 for Third-party Recruiter
    • $1,200 for  Named Sponsorship of the event
  • Registration deadline: February 4, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: February 4, 2021. Confirmation upon payment. 
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Environment & Sustainability Career & Internship Fair - March 3, 2021 - 12 pm 4 pm

The Environment & Sustainability Career & Internship Fair is expressly for employers recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities with roles related to the environment, sustainability, clean energy/technology, and other related fields. The fair will be open to Cal students in all academic disciplines, but is hosted in partnership with the College of Natural Sciences.

  • Fees:
    • $100 for Standard Registration
    • $0 for Government, Military
    • $0 for NonProfit 
    • $0 for UC Berkeley Department
  • Registration deadline: February 17, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: February 17, 2021. Confirmation upon payment. 
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Environmental Design (CED) Career Fair - March 4, 2021 - 12 pm - 4 pm

The Environmental Design (CED) Career Fair is expressly for employers recruiting undergraduate and graduate students for full-time and internship opportunities in the areas of architecture, landscape architecture & environmental planning, urban design, city & regional planning, sustainable environmental design, and other related fields.

  • Fees:
    • $300 for Standard Registration
    • $150 for Nonprofit Employer 
    • $1,000 for Named Sponsorship of the event (see full benefits in Handshake)​
  • Registration deadline: February 18, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: February 18, 2021. Confirmation upon payment. 
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Diversity Career & Internship Fair - March 10, 2021 - 12 pm - 4 pm

The 2021 Diversity Career & Internship Fair provides a special opportunity to engage with Berkeley students from a range of underrepresented communities. Offered in collaboration with the UC Berkeley Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association (CLAA) and the UC Berkeley Career Center, this fair is open to all Cal students and includes special outreach and sponsorship opportunities targeting diverse student populations.

Sponsors of the Diversity Career & Internship Fair will also be named sponsors of the preceding Diversity Career Development Summit (one week prior, more details to follow). Sponsorship also includes the opportunity for one or more named scholarships.

  • Fees:
    • $600 for Corporate Employer
    • $150 for Nonprofits
    • $150 for Government or Military
    • $150 for UC Berkeley Department
    • $1,500 for Diversity Champion Sponsor
    • $3,000 for Premier Inclusivity Sponsor
    • $5,000 for Equity Visionary Sponsor
  • Registration Deadline: February 24, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: February 24, 2021. Confirmation upon payment.
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Nonprofit, Education, & Public Service Career Fair - March 11, 2021 - 12 pm - 4 pm

The Nonprofit, Education, & Public Service Career Fair is expressly for employers recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities in the areas of nonprofits, education, community leadership, government, public service, policy, NGOs, higher education, health & social services, and other related fields.

  • Fees:
    • $0 for Nonprofit
    • $0 for Government/Military
    • $100 for For-Profit
    • $0 for UC Berkeley Department 
  • Registration deadline: February 25, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: February 25, 2021. Confirmation upon payment. 
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Summer Internship & Career Fair - April 14, 2021 - 12 pm - 5 pm

The Summer Internship & Career Fair is our last fair of the recruiting season! This fair is for all opportunities, class levels, and majors.

  • Fees:
    • $400 for Standard Registration
    • $150 for UC Berkeley Department 
    • $800 for Third-party Recruiter 
    • $1,000 for Named Sponsorship of the event (see full benefits in Handshake)​
  • Registration deadline: March 31, 2021
  • Payment and cancellation deadline: March 31, 2021. Confirmation upon payment. 
  • Register Now >