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.
UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair XXXVIII (Cedar Falls, IA) - January 31-February 2, 2014 - pre-registration required
Spring 2014 Science and Engineering Career Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - February 4, 2014 - 10 am to 4 pm - FREE BUS from UMD: Sign up by Jan 28 in 22 Solon Campus Center, $10 deposit returned when you are on the bus.
Environmental Career Fair (St Paul, MN) - February 5, 2014 - 1 to 5 pm
Civil Engineering Career Fair (UMD) - February 7, 2014 - 8:30 am to 1 pm
Head of the Lakes Spring Job Fair (Superior, WI) - February 12, 2014 - 1 to 5 pm
Transportation Career Expo (Minneapolis, MN) -February 18, 2014 - 4:30 to 7:15 pm - pre-registration required
Chicago Advertising Federation’s Career Day (Chicago, IL) - February 21, 2014 - 7:30 am to 3:30 pm - pre-registration required
U of M Job and Internship Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - February 21, 2014 - 10 am to 4 pm - pre-registration required - FREE BUS from UMD, see job fair page for details
Working in Sports Workshop and Career Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - March 5, 2014 - 9:30 am to 9 pm - pre-registration required, includes ticket to Timberwolves game.
Minnesota Education Job Fair (Minneapolis, MN) - April 8, 2014 - 10 am to 3 pm - pre-registration required (registration opens Feb 22)
E-fest: an Engineering, Computer Science and Science Career Fair (UMD) - September 17, 2014 - 10 am to 2 pm
Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair (UMD) - October 2014 - 10 am to 2 pm
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
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.