Virtual career fairs have become a fundamental part of campus recruiting for employers as the COVID-19 pandemic forces many colleges and universities around to world to remain closed. Despite economic uncertainty, the pandemic hasn’t stopped hiring or the budget to support it. For higher education institutions, hosting virtual career fairs has presented the opportunity to expand relevant opportunities and career services to diverse student populations while fostering last connections with employers.
Whether you’re an employer looking to hire locally or you’re looking to expand your early talent reach with remote internships, full-time jobs, or co-op positions, we’ve compiled a list of the top virtual career fairs you won’t want to miss!
Texas A&M University—February 9 – February 10 & February 18
02/09/21 – 02/10/21: The Texas A&M Career Center is hosting the Virtual BSC Spring Career Fair from 9am to 4pm CST! Learn more about registration here. Recruiters will have the opportunity to interact with students via Symplicity’s Virtual Career Fair platform which includes:
- 1:1 Video Chat
- Resume and Document Sharing
- Job Listings
- Compatibility with HireAggies System
- Group Video Chats
02/18/21: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Fair (AGLS Career Fair) brings together dozens of leading companies and hundreds of Aggie students. Representatives will be sharing employment information and interviewing prospective employees. Students will have the opportunity to find internships, look at future career paths, and maybe even land a job! It’s a great event! Plan now to participate. The AGLS Career Fair is a program of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (COALS) Council and Texas A&M Career Center. Register now.
Georgia Institute of Technology—February 9
02/09/21: Georgia Tech’s 2021 MS and PhD CRIDC Virtual Career Fair will be a completely virtual event and is open to all Georgia Tech master’s and Ph.D. students. The event will be held from 11am to 6pm EST. If you are hiring or seeking graduate students and advanced degree candidates for non-academic internships and full-time positions, then this event is for you. Register now.
Washington University in St. Louis—February 9 & February 25
02/09/21: The Career Center will host local and national organizations for the Virtual Internship & Job Career Fair who are recruiting from various industries and job functions. This fair will be held from 3pm to 6pm CST. This fair is open to all WashU students and alumni but is focused on undergraduate students. Learn more here.
02/25/21: The Career Center will host local and national organizations for the virtual Architecture | Urban Design | Landscape Architecture Career Fair. This fair will be held from 4pm to 7pm CST. This fair is open to all WashU students and alumni but is focused on architecture students. Learn more here.
Purdue University—February 10 & February 16
02/10/21: Purdue University's Health and Human Sciences Student Council would like to formally invite you to our virtual annual Networking Night, an event designed for companies and organizations who are looking to make meaningful connections with students in the College of Health and Human Sciences. The date for this event will be February 10, 2021 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm EST. Networking Night is an auspicious opportunity for groups to recruit Purdue students with backgrounds in kinesiology, health science, hospitality and tourism management, human development and family studies, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, and speech, language, and hearing sciences. Register now.
02/16/21: The Purdue Graduate Student Career Fair is a unique opportunity for you to meet highly qualified candidates with advanced degrees who are certain to bring increased value to your workplace! Every day, Purdue graduate students perform cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art facilities in a culturally rich environment. Attending this fair will provide your company access to some of the brightest graduate students in the country. Register now.
University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering—February 11
02/11/21: University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering’s Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fair will be held from 10am to 3pm CST! The Engineering Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for employers to recruit high quality candidates from one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, and that has historically attracted more than 125+ employers and 1,500+ students to the in-person event. Learn more here.
Western Washington University—February 11 & February 18
02/11/21: We are excited to host the Virtual Winter Career Fair featuring STEM in an exciting new format featuring video chats, queueing and multiple representatives engaging with students simultaneously. Learn more here. As a participating employer you will:
- Meet highly motivated candidates for career and internship positions
- Fill your talent pipeline with resumes from qualified students and soon-to-be graduates
- Increase awareness of your organization and opportunities
02/18/21: Join us for our Education & Health Career Fair in a new VIRTUAL format! We are excited to host you virtually in our Viking CareerLink platform featuring video chats, queueing and multiple representatives engaging with students simultaneously. Learn more here. This event largely draws students from:
- Speech Pathology
- Education-all types
- School and Mental Health Counseling
- School Administration
- Pre-Audiology, pre-Occupational and pre-Physical Therapy
- Other health and education related majors
UNC Charlotte—February 12 & February 26 & March 18
02/12/21: This spring semester recruiting event for opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Typically draws 750+ candidates. This virtual career fair will take place from 11am to 3pm and will allow employers to video chat one-on-one with candidates (with optional group video chat). Register now.
02/26/21: Are you recruiting all majors or seeing business, communications, liberal arts, and humanities majors? Attend the Spring Career & Internship Fair on February 26. UNC Charlotte's Spring Career & Internship Fair provides organizations with an excellent opportunity for branding and recruiting candidates for full-time jobs, internships, co-ops, and graduate/professional programs. This event focuses on non-technical opportunities, such as business, communications, and "all majors" positions. Register now.
California State University – Long Beach—February 17
02/17/21: This virtual career fair will be a live web-based recruitment event which will utilize universal video chat platform to connect with employers. It will be held on February 17 from 12pm to 4pm PST. Students can have 1-on-1 video conversations with employers and attend scheduled group video chats. Learn more here.
Florida State University—February 18
02/18/21: The Virtual Spring 2021 Seminole Futures Career & Internship Fair is our largest career fair, bringing in 2,500 students from a variety of industries and backgrounds seeking full-time and internship opportunities. This will be held on February 18 from 9am to 4pm EST. Register now.
Randolph-Macon College—February 18 & February 25 & March 18
02/18/21: The Spring 2021 Virtual Criminal Justice Career & Internship Fair will be held on February 18 from 11:30am to 1pm EST. Register now.
02/25/21: The Virtual Government and Nonprofit Career & Internship Fair will be held on February 25. Register now.
03/18/21: Join us for our Visual Arts, Media, and Communications Career & Internship Fair. This is a great opportunity for students and employers to network and discuss internships and full-time employment. Register now.
Vanderbilt University—February 24 & February 25
02/24/21: The Career Center will host local and national organizations for the 2021 Spring Virtual Engineering Career Fair. Employers will be hiring for internships and/or full-time positions. This virtual career fair will be open to all Vanderbilt students and alumni. Register now.
02/25/21: The Career Center will host local and national organizations for the 2021 Spring Virtual Engineering Career Fair featuring Public Sector, Entertainment, Communications, Healthcare, Education, and more. Employers will be hiring for internships and/or full-time positions. This virtual career fair will be open to all Vanderbilt students and alumni. Register now.
William & Mary—February 26 & March 12
02/26/21: The Virtual Career & Internship Fair Spring 2021 is an excellent way for companies and organizations to meet students, get their brand name out on campus, speak with interested students of all class years and majors, and gain interest in internships, externships, leadership programs, and full-time positions. This event encourages employers of all industries to attend. Register now.
03/12/21: The Virtual Career Diversity Expo will offer distinct ways for students and employers to engage. The morning will feature two separate panels to discuss the issues and trends in navigating the workforce as a diverse candidate. Both panels will have employer representatives from various organizations. Students will have the chance to ask meaningful questions about company culture and how their respective companies are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Register now.
St. Ambrose University—March 4
03/04/21: The Health Sciences Career and Networking Fair is an event presented by St. Ambrose University, connecting our students and alumni to fieldwork opportunities, internships, clinical experiences, and/or full-time employment in human performance and fitness, exercise physiology, exercise sciences, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, physician assistant studies, public health and social work. Learn more.
Purchase College—March 24
03/24/21: Purchase College students and alumni will have an opportunity to meet virtually over video chat with employer representatives from Westchester, Connecticut and the Metropolitan New York area who have internship, part-time, summer and full-time job opportunities. Learn more.
South Dakota Association of College Career Centers—March 25
03/25/21: The South Dakota Business - Industry - Government (B.I.G.) Career and Internship Fair connects employers with students and alumni from all South Dakota post-secondary institutions seeking professional internships, entry-level positions, and professional careers. Employers that attend this event should be looking for candidates that hold an Associates Degree up to a Doctorate Degree. Register now.
03/25/21: The South Dakota Teacher Career Fair is dedicated to linking in and out-of-state employment opportunities in elementary and secondary education to upcoming graduates and alumni of South Dakota's teacher preparation programs and experienced teachers. Register now.
MSU Denver—March 4 & April 20
03/04/21: The STEM & Environmental Science Career Fair offers employers to present professional jobs and internships in science, technology, engineering, math and environmental related fields. Meet with students that are majoring in Computer Science, Technology, Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering, Design, Healthcare, Manufacturing and more! Register now.
04/20/21: The Spring Job & Internship Fair is the premier opportunity to connect with employers hiring for professional jobs and internships in ALL industries! This fair open to all majors who are looking for post-graduate opportunities or internships in a wide variety of industries. Register now.
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