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Career Fairs

Gain visibility and get to know Cal students and the UC Berkeley campus "up close and personal" by attending a career fair at Cal! Employers who participate regularly comment on the high caliber of Cal students as well as the quality of these events. 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.

Special pricing may apply for nonprofit organizations, UC Berkeley departments and 3rd party recruiters.
Once a fair is open, there will be a link below to an online registration form. Pricing information is given below in the description of each fair.

View past fair directories created for students by going to the student Career Fair section.

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

View Career Fair Dates for 2014-2015 (tentative).
These dates are tentative - will be confirmed by May 2014.

2013 - 2014 Career Fair Dates

Investment Banking Forum
      Registration Closed
Sept 3, 2013 6pm - 8pm
Consulting Forum
      Registration Closed
Sept 12, 2013 6pm - 8pm
Cal Career Fair
      Registration Closed
Sept 17, 2013 (Business/Public Service)
Sept 18, 2013 (Engineering/Science)
Sept 19, 2013 (Engineering/Science/Business)
11am - 4pm
EECS Career Fair   invitation only Sept 25, 2013 11am - 3pm
Law School Fair
      Registration Closed
Oct 16, 2013 11am - 3pm
Graduate School Fair
      Registration Closed
Oct 16, 2013 11am - 3pm
Masters & PhD Career Fair
      Registration Closed
Oct 17, 2013 11am - 3pm
Early Bird Internship Fair
      Registration Closed
Oct 17, 2013 11am - 3pm
Civil & Environmental Engineering Career Fair
      Registration Closed
Oct 30, 2013 4pm - 7pm
Spring Career Fair
      Registration Closed
Jan 29, 2014 (Engineering/Tech)
Jan 30, 2014 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
11am - 4pm
Internship & Summer Job Fair
      Registration Closed
Feb 19, 2014 (Engineering/Tech)
Feb 20, 2014 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
11am - 3pm
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Career Fair
      Registration Closed
March 6, 2014 12pm - 3pm
CED (Environmental Design) Career Fair
      Registration Closed
March 18, 2014    NOTE new date 12pm - 4pm
Just in Time Job Fair
      Registration Closed
April 16, 2014 (Engineering/Tech)
April 17, 2014 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
11am - 3pm
 

Fair/Forum Descriptions

Investment Banking Forum

  • Provides employers a small, targeted event to meet with students exploring full-time jobs and internships in Investment Banking.
  • Pricing: $700 (2 reps included) + $20 each additional rep

Consulting Forum

  • Provides employers a small, targeted event to meet with students exploring full-time jobs and internships in consulting.
  • Pricing: $700 (2 reps included) + $20 each additional rep

Cal Career Fair

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.
  • Pricing: $700 (2 reps included) + $35 each additional rep + $75 electrical

EECS Career Fair

  • Invitation only fair. Invitations emailed late July. To request your company be added to the invitation list, send an email to Employer Relations.
  • Presented in partnership with Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Honor Society.
  • Registration limited to 100 employers.
  • Pricing: $700 for Berkeley Circle and ILP members, $950 for non-members (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Law School Fair

  • 40+ law school representatives discuss their programs and provide admission requirements and information.
  • Attracts hundreds of students interested in pursuing a law degree.
  • Pricing: $400 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Graduate School Fair

  • 90+ graduate & professional school representatives attend this event to provide admission requirements and information to UC Berkeley students.
  • Attracts hundreds of students interested in pursuing degrees beyond the baccalaureate level.
  • Pricing: $400 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Masters & PhD Career Fair

  • 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.
  • Pricing: $450 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Early Bird Internship Fair

  • For employers who have early internship application deadlines and/or plan to interview prospective Summer interns early in Spring Semester.
  • Opportunity to meet with highly motivated, prepared students eager to begin their Summer Internship search early.
  • Pricing: $450 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Civil & Environmental Engineering Career Fair

  • 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.
  • Pricing: $450 (1 rep included) + $20 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Spring Career Fair

  • Provides an opportunity to interact with Cal students early in the Spring Semester for entry-level career positions, summer and internship opportunities.
  • New nonprofit/public service zone with special pricing for nonprofit organizations.
  • Attracts 1200+ each day primarily graduating students, representing all academic majors, and 130+ employers.
  • Pricing: $700 (2 reps included) + $35 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Internship & Summer Job Fair

  • 150+ employers representing the private, nonprofit and public sectors recruit interns and summer job applicants.
  • Opportunity to interact with 1500+ students per day seeking summer jobs or internships (professional training opportunities) - paid and volunteer, year-round and summer, on and off campus.
  • Pricing: $450 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Career Fair

  • Formerly the Green Career Fair, presented in partnership with the College of Natural Resources (CNR).
  • The EENR Career Fair is primarily for Green sector companies and organizations. Employers expecting to hire students for full-time or summer jobs related to sustainability will be invited to attend this fair.
  • The fair will target students in environmentally related academic disciplines from all colleges across campus including Natural Resources, Engineering, Chemistry, Business, and Letters & Sciences.
  • Pricing: $250 + $20 each additional rep

CED (Environmental Design) Career Fair

  • Presented in partnership with the College of Environmental Design (CED).
  • Employers are invited to recruit Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and City & Regional Planning students.
  • The fair will be open to students in all academic disciplines.
  • Pricing: $450 + $25 each additional rep

Just in Time Job Fair

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.
  • Pricing: $500 (1 rep included) + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical

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