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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! 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, there will be a link below to an online registration form. Registration for Fall 2015 fairs will open June 1, 2015. Registration for Spring 2016 career fairs will open mid-November, 2015.

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

2015 - 2016 Career Fair Dates

Investment Banking Forum Aug 27, 2015 6pm - 8pm
Consulting Forum Sept 3, 2015 6pm - 8pm
EECS Career Fair   invitation only Sept 9, 2015 12pm - 4pm
Cal Career Fair Sept 15, 2015 (Business/Public Service)
Sept 16, 2015 (Engineering/Tech)
Sept 17, 2015 (Engineering/Tech/Business)
Sept 18, 2015 (Engineering/Tech)
11am - 4pm
Law & Graduate School Fair Oct 1, 2015 11am - 3pm
Early Bird Internship Fair Oct 14, 2015 12pm - 4pm
Masters & PhD Career Fair Oct 15, 2015 12pm - 4pm
Civil & Environmental Engineering Career Fair Oct 28, 2015 4pm - 7pm
Spring Career Fair Jan 20, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)
Jan 21, 2016 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
Jan 22, 2016 (Engineering/Tech/Business)
11am - 4pm
Social Impact Career Fair Feb 2, 2016 2pm - 6pm
Internship & Summer Job Fair Feb 17, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)
Feb 18, 2016 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
12pm - 4pm
CED (Environmental Design) Career Fair March 10, 2016 tentative 3pm - 7pm
Just in Time Job Fair April 12, 2016 (Business/Nonprofit/Public Service)
April 13, 2016 (Engineering/Tech)
12pm - 4pm
 

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. This event is exclusively for companies that provide investment banking services to other companies.
  • Fees: $800 (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. This event is exclusively for companies that provide consulting services to other companies.
  • Fees: $800 (2 reps included) + $20 each additional rep

EECS Career Fair

  • 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

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.
  • Fees: $800 (2 reps included) + $35 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees for UC Berkeley Departments: $250, and for 3rd party recruiters: $1500

Law & Graduate School Fair

  • 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

Early Bird Internship Fair

  • 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

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.
  • 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

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.
  • Fees: $550 (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.
  • 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

Social Impact Career Fair

  • This event is presented in partnership with the School of Social Welfare
  • 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

Internship & Summer Job Fair

  • 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

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.
  • Fees: $450 + $25 each additional rep + $75 electrical
  • Special fees: for nonprofit organizations: $200

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.
  • 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

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