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Job & Internship Fairs

This page is updated throughout the semester.

Fairs are sponsored each year to help you explore career options, search for a job or internship, and meet with employers. Two job fairs are held on the UMD campus each fall: E-Fest and The Head of the Lakes Job Fair. In the spring, students can attend the U of M Job and Internship Fair on the Twin Cities campus. Other local and regional fairs are also listed here.

Spring 2015

Minneapolis Public Schools' Teacher Hiring Fairs (Minneapolis, MN) - 3 spring dates - pre-application required

Summer 2015

Veterans Career Fair (Brooklyn Center, MN) - July 15, 2015 - 10 am to 3 pm

Fall 2015

Community Volunteer Fair (UMD) - September 14, 2015 - 10 am to 1 pm

E-fest: an Engineering, Computer Science and Science Career Fair (UMD) - September 16, 2015 - 10 am to 2 pm

Fall 2015 Science and Engineering Career Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - September 22 & 23, 2015 - 10 am to 4 pm

Fall Meet the Firms (UMD) - September 23, 2015 - 11 am to 4 pm in LSBE Atrium

Meet with representatives from both CPA and private industry who are seeking accounting students interested in internships or full-time opportunities. View attending firms (starting August 1st) and drop your resume.

Minnesota Twins 2015 Sports Internship & Career Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - September 24, 2015 - Noon to 3 pm

Accounting & Auditing Student Conference (Minneapolis, MN) - September 29, 2015 - 8 am to 3:30 pm

Michigan Tech Fall Career Fair 2015 (Houghton, MI) - September 29, 2015 - Noon to 5 pm

St Paul Campus Job & Internship Fair (St Paul, MN) - September 30, 2015 - 10 am to 3 pm

Fall Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair (UMD) - October 8, 2015 - 10 am to 2 pm

OUT for WORK Conference and PRIDE Career Fair (Dallas, TX) - October 9-11, 2015

Government and Nonprofit Career Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - October 23, 2015 - 10 am to 3 pm

Spring 2016

U of M Job and Internship Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - February 19, 2016 - 10 am to 4 pm - Pre-registration encouraged

Civil Engineering Job Fair (UMD) - February

St Paul Environmental Internship & Career Fair (St Paul, MN) - February

Spring Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair (Superior, WI) - February

Spring Meet the Firms (UMD) - February

Minnesota Education Job Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - April 18, 2016 - 10 am to 3 pm

View Past Job Fairs

Prepare for Job Fairs:

Getting Ready for the Job Fair Workshop

Checklist for Job Fair Success from the UMD Career Handbook

Making Contacts at the Job Fair

Sell Yourself at the Career Fair (pdf)

How to Get the Most Out of Career Fairs

Recruiters Say Be Prepared for Career Fairs

Learn How to Perform a One-Minute Miracle

"Job Fair Success" Online Workshop

No Smoking Policy

If you are visiting UMD to attend a job fair or other event, please note that smoking is prohibited on all UMD property. The smoking ban includes indoor facilities, campus grounds, as well as all University vehicles.