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 Cal! 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.

Once a fair is open for registration, there will be a link to the registration form in the fair description. Registration for Fall 2015 fairs will open June 1, 2015. Registration for Spring 2016 career fairs will open early November, 2015.

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

See Eight Best Practices for Career Fair Success for tips on making the most of a career fair.

Student Career Fair Attendance Data

 

Fall 2015 Career Fairs - Registration has closed for Fall fairs

Investment Banking Forum - Aug 27, 2015 - 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: $800 (2 reps included) + $20 each additional rep
  • Registration for the 2015 IB Forum is now closed

Consulting Forum - Sept 3, 2015 - 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: $800 (2 reps included) + $20 each additional rep
  • Registration for the 2015 Consulting Forum is now closed

EECS Career Fair - Sept 9, 2015 - 12pm-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: $700 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Registration for the 2015 EECS Career Fair is now closed

Cal Career Fair - Sept 15-18, 2015 - 11am-4pm

Sept 15, 2015 (Business/Public Service)
Sept 16, 2015 (Engineering/Tech)
Sept 17, 2015 (Engineering/Tech/Business)
Sept 18, 2015 (Engineering/Tech)

Serves as the primary campus pre-recruiting event for employers who want to increase their visibility among the student population prior to the campus-recruiting season.

  • Attracts 1200+ each day primarily graduating students, representing all academic majors and 200+ employers.
  • Fees: $800 (2 reps included) + $35 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments: $250, and for 3rd party recruiters: $1500
  • Registration for the 2015 Cal Career Fair is now closed

 

 

Law & Graduate School Fair - Oct 1, 2015 - 11am-3pm

  • New for 2015! This event will be held outdoors in a high traffic area in the center of campus
  • 40+ law schools' and 80+ graduate and professional schools' representatives discuss their programs and provide admission requirements and information.
  • Fees: $400 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments: $200
  • Registration for the 2015 Law and Graduate School Fair is now closed

Early Bird Internship Fair - Oct 14, 2015 - 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: $550 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies: $450; for nonprofit orgs: $275, for UC Berkeley departments: $250
  • Registration for the Early Bird Internship Fair is now closed

Masters & PhD Career Fair - Oct 15, 2015 - 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: $550 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies: $450; for nonprofit orgs: $275, for UC Berkeley departments: $250
  • Registration for the Master & PhD Career Fair is now closed

Civil & Environmental Engineering Career Fair - Oct 28, 2015 - 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: $550 (1 rep included) + $20 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Registration for this fair is closed

Spring 2016 Career Fairs - Registration open now for the CED Career Fair

Spring Career Fair - Jan 20-22, 2016 - 11am-4pm

Jan 20, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)
Jan 21, 2016 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service) 
Jan 22, 2016 (Engineering/Tech/Business)

  • 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: $800 (2 reps included) + $35 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments: $250, and for 3rd party recruiters: $1500
  • Registration deadline is Wednesday, December 23, 2015.  NOTE: certain days of this fair may fill to capacity and close before the deadline.  Do not wait until the last minute to register!
  • Registration for this event has closed.

Social Impact Career Fair - Feb 2, 2016 - 2pm-6pm

  • This event is presented in partnership with the School of Social Welfare and the Public Service Center
  • Provides an opportunity to meet with undergraduate and graduate students who want their work to make a positive impact on the world.
  • Open to nonprofit and education organizations, government and other public service agencies, and for-profit companies whose core business has a positive social mission
  • Fees: $275 for for-profit companies + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees for nonprofit organizations and government agencies: $100
  • Registration deadline is Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Registration is now closed for this event.

Internship & Summer Job Fair - Feb 17-18, 2016 - 12pm-4pm

Feb 17, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)
Feb 18, 2016 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service/Tech)

  • 150+ employers representing the private, nonprofit and public sectors recruit interns and summer job applicants.
  • Opportunity to interact with 1000+ students per day seeking summer jobs or internships (professional training opportunities) - paid and volunteer, year-round and summer, on and off campus.
  • Fees: $550 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies: $450; for nonprofit orgs: $275, for UC Berkeley departments: $250
  • Registration deadline is Friday, January 29, 2016.  NOTE: certain days of this fair may fill to capacity and close before the deadline.  Do not wait until the last minute to register!
  • Registration is now closed for this fair.

CED (Environmental Design) Career Fair - March 10, 2016 - 3pm-7pm

  • 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: $450 + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for nonprofit organizations: $200
  • Registration deadline is Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Register Now in Callisto

Just in Time Job Fair - April 12-13, 2016 - 12pm-4pm

April 12, 2016 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
April 13, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)

This fair opens for registration at the end of February. To provide as many opportunities for Cal students as possible, this late Spring fair is open to both employers and 3rd party recruiters.

  • 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: $600 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for government & military agencies: $450; for nonprofit orgs: $275, for UC Berkeley departments: $250, and for 3rd party recruiters: $1500