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Career Fairs

The Career Center hosts a variety of employers and alumni on campus each semester. Events such as career fairs, information sessions, panels and on-campus interviews are great resources for you to gain exposure to a variety of career paths and build professional contacts.

Review the Career Center calendar for upcoming events, in addition to the Events section of your Handshake account. Preparing for a career fair? Attend one of the How to Work a Job Fair workshops and stop by during Extended Drop-In Hours to have your resume reviewed. See dates and times at the bottom of this page, or check our Career Center calendar. 

 Career Fairs: 

  • The SWE STEM Career Fair will be on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 1-4 pm. All UP alumni and current students are invited to attend. The focus of the opportunities is for students and alumni with majors in engineering, computer science, chemistry, math, and physics are invited to attend. Meet with over 45 company representatives to learn more about summer jobs, internships, and full-time positions. For more information, contact the Career Center.

  • The UP Spring Grad School & Job Fair is on Friday, March 15 from 11 am - 2 pm at the Chiles Center. UP students and young alumni (Class of 2009 - Class of 2018) will have an opportunity to meet over 125 employers to learn more about summer jobs, internships, and full-time positions as well as graduate school recruiters to learn more about graduate/professional school. In addition, Alumni Insights provides an opportunity to connect with alumni and learn about careers in a variety of industries.  

  • The Education Career Fair will be on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 5 PM - 7 pm. For more information, please contact Joan Flora, Director of Student Placements at 503.943.7237or flora@up.edu
  • The Nursing Career Fair will be on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 10 am - 12 pm. For more information, contact Anaraquel Aguilera at aguilera@up.edu
  • The Health Professions Graduate School Fair will be on Wednesday, April 24th from 6pm - 8pm. For more information, please contact Becca Henley, Program Counselor for Pre-Health Professions at 503.943.7221 or vandrimm@up.edu 

Accounting On-Campus Recruiting Info here

If you have any questions, stop by the Career Center, Orrico Hall Lower level (below the Health and Counseling Center) or call 503.943.7201. 

How to Work a Job Fair Workshops

Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Tuesday, February 19, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, February 20, 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, February 20, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tuesday, March 12, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Tuesday, March 12, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, March 13, 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, March 13, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Extended Drop-In Hours for Resume Review

Wednesday, February 20, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday, February 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday, March 13, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday, March 14, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm