Career Fairs

Campus Wide Fairs

Register for the all-majors, campus-wide career fairs and see who is attending through Handshake. Contact the Career Center at career-center@education.wisc.edu if you need assistance registering your Handshake account. Use the Handshake Career Fair mobile app to get fair maps and up-to-date information on the day.

View the Career Fair Prep video for strategies on making the most of a career fair.

Career and Internship Fair (Fall & Spring)

This campus-wide fair is held at the Kohl Center each fall and spring. In the fall, more than 300 employers attend and are seeking students from a wide range of majors and career areas.

How can it help me?

  • Learn more about a large number of companies in a short time. Better establish your sense of what a “good fit” might be.
  • Learn about companies’ open positions and application procedures.
  • Interview for open positions. Many recruiters conduct initial interviews or make job offers.

Public Service Fair (Fall & Spring)

This is a campus-wide fair specifically for organizations whose focus is public service positions. It is held at Union South each fall and spring.

How can it help me?

  • If you’re interested in working in a public service position, this fair gives you a great opportunity to learn what organizations have open positions.
  • Provides an opportunity to network with employers and advance your job search.

How do I access it?

Register and see who is attending through your Handshake account,https://wisc.joinhandshake.com/.  Contact the SoE Career Center (career-center@education.wisc.edu) if you need assistance registering your Handshake account.

Multicultural Career and Internship Fair (Fall & Spring)

The Multicultural Career and Internship Fair is a chance for employers to recruit a diverse group of students for full-time employment and internships. All majors are welcome and employers will be recruiting for a variety of fields.  The fair is held during fall semester at Union South.

How can it help me?

  • Meet a large number of employers and determine what companies might be a good fit for you.
  • Wide variety of employers looking for employees from all kinds of backgrounds.
  • Potentially have interviews or job offers.

Advertising & Communications Career Fair (Spring)

This fair is a chance for all students interested in a career in advertising, marketing, public relations, journalism, communications, digital media and more to network with employers.

How can it help me?

  • Connect with 40+ employers from across the country.
  • Learn about job and internship opportunities.

How do I access it?

K-12 Education Fairs

Wisconsin Education Recruitment Fair (WERF)

Thursday, March 5, 2020     3:30 to 7:00 p.m.
WERF  is a great opportunity for teacher and administrator candidates to meet with representatives from Wisconsin school districts.  It is the statewide educator recruitment fair co-sponsored by all of the teacher education programs in Wisconsin.  Students will find further details and be able to register for this annual spring fair beginning in mid-December using their Handshake account.
Location of event is Monona Terrace, Madison.

How can it help me?

  • Learn more about a large number of districts in a short time. Better establish your sense of what a “good fit” might be
  • Learn about districts’ open positions and application procedures
  • Interview for open positions. Many recruiters conduct initial interviews or make job offers

How do I access it?

Registration for WERF will open in mid-December via your Handshake account.