With over 30 career fairs held annually at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, you will likely find an event to suit your recruitment needs.

While the CCO serves as the central source of information, most of the career fairs held at Purdue University are run by student organizations or the colleges, schools and departments. Therefore, the CCO may not be able to provide information on registration fees, confirmation of registration or cancellation policies. 

 

Spring Career Fairs

 

SIGMA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR | February 1, 2021 | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

The SIGMA Industrial Engineering Career Fair, held the night before the Engineering Spring Expo from 6:00pm - 9:00pm, brings prospective Industrial Engineers and  recruiting companies together.  With hundreds of students attending each year, our past events have a proven track record of success that translates into reduced recruitment time and top candidates for your company.

For more information or to register for this event, please contact Jackson Mauer at iise@purdue.edu  

 

PESC ENGINEERING VIRTUAL SPRING EXPO  | February 2, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

The EXPO career fair is an interactive two-day event that annually attracts over 160 companies and over 4000 students. While the fair focuses on recruitment into the engineering and STEM fields, it is open to all undergraduate and graduate students representing the wide variety of majors offered on the Purdue – West Lafayette campus. 
 
Company seminars take place the Monday before the one-day career fair. On campus interviews are held on the days following the fair.

Registration for companies opens early November. Please visit www.purdueesc.org for more information, or contact the EXPO Committee at pescexpo@gmail.com 

 

PURDUE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR | February 3, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

The Purdue Polytechnic Career Fair fills the France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center with more than 800 tech-savvy students and nearly 70 companies seeking to fill internship, co-op, and full-time positions. The Purdue Polytechnic Institute, one of 10 academic units at Purdue, has degree programs in six areas: Aviation & Transportation Technology, Construction Management Technology, Computer & Information Technology, Computer Graphics Technology, Engineering Technology, and Technology Leadership & Innovation. For more information, visit polytechnic.purdue.edu/career-fair.

 
HTM/CSR VIRTUAL CAREER DAY | February 9, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open
 
The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) together with the Division of Consumer Science (CSR), are hosting a joint virtual career fair on Tuesday, February 9, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm EST. To celebrate the merger of our previously seperate career fairs, this year's theme is "Partners in Careers".
 
We will be working together to provide you a comprehensive virtual recruiting experience through Symplicity. With the opportunity of an on-line career faor, employers will be able to engage with students in one-to-one chat options, as well as group chat options during the career fair hours.
 
Questions for HTM: Contact Maria Poynter poynterm@purdue.edu
 
Questions for CSR: Contact Shannon Stemick sstemick@purdue.edu
 

PURDUE AGRICULTURE VIRTUAL SPRING CAREER FAIR | February 10, 2021 | MORE INFO |

The College of Agriculture hosts a Spring Career Fair to provide recruiters the opportunity to educate students about their organizations, advertise positions and interview candidates for internships and full-time positions.

 

FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES CAREER FAIR  | February 10, 2021 | MORE INFO

The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University invites you to connect with students and faculty and share your internship and full-time opportunities. The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources offers four majors: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forestry, Wildlife and Sustainable Biomaterials: Process and Product Design. There are 260 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students in the department – plan to attend the career fair and make connections with these outstanding students!

 

PURDUE HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES VIRTUAL NETWORKING NIGHT | February 10, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

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. We are intending to provide our peers with professional connections to a group of companies and organizations that are as diverse as the majors that make up this college. 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. Likewise, this is a time for both undergraduate and graduate students to seek out advising, internships, part-time positions, and full-time positions while creating worthwhile professional relationships. This year, our event will be held virtually using the platform Symplicity. If you feel that your organization or company meets the mission of this event, then please consider registering for this opportune occasion.

For more information, please contact hhsscnetnight@gmail.com 

 

KRANNERT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR Hosted by SMEF | February 10 - 11, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION - DAY 1 (Feb. 10) & DAY 2 (Feb 11) is now open

With close to 2,000 Bachelor's students and 400 MBA and Master's students pursuing internships and full-time opportunities, this career fair is a great opportunity to recruit top talent from the Krannert MBA & Master's Career Fair in to one two-day virtual event. This event is planned and organized by students from the School of Management Employers Forum Committee.

Questions: Contact Erik Props props@purdue.edu or Claudine Meilink cmeilink@purdue.edu

 

SCHOOL OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (SCMT) VIRTUAL FAIR | February 12, 2021 |  MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

The School of Construction Management Career Fair is held twice yearly (spring and fall) for employers seeking to fill full-time, intern, and co-op positions with students from the Building Construction Management (BCM) program, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the nation. At a typical SCMT Career Fair, over 500 students attend to engage with up to 150 construction companies from across the country. 

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE CO-OP FAIR | February 15, 2021 | MORE INFO 

As part of the annual Professional Practice Days recruiting events for co-op students, the Professional Practice Career Fair is an opportunity for all students from across campus to interact with the participating companies. Employers will be on campus to talk to students from Engineering, Management, Marketing/Public Relations, Science, and Technology about internship, co-op, and full-time opportunities.  

  

GRADUATE STUDENT VIRTUAL SPRING CAREER FAIR | February 16, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

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.

 

AEROSPACE CAREER EXPO | February 18, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

The Aerospace Career Expo is designed specifically for companies in the Aerospace and Defense industries to draw candidates from Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering for internships, Co-Op opportunities, and full time positions. The Aerospace Career Expo is designed to feature both large and small companies specializing in a diverse range of sectors within the Aerospace industry.

Questions:  Contact Thomas Beimrohr & Kaitlyn Ingalls at aaesac@purdue.edu

 

THE ANVIL STARTUP VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR | February 23, 2021 | MORE INFO | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION will open soon

The Anvil, Purdue's premier entrepreneurship club, is hosting the third annual startup career fair on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 2:00pm - 7:00pm (EST). This will be a virtual career fair. This career fair is designed to allow first and second stage startups the opportunity to connect with and recruit students from a world class university with top talent. This career fair is open to all majors and students seeking full-time, intern, and/or co-op opportunities.

For more information, contact@anvilstartups.com

 

VIRTUAL MIDWEST HEALTH PROFESSIONS EXPO | March 1, 2021 

Hosted by the Pre-Health Advising Centers of Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Purdhe University, The Ohio State University, and University of Cincinnati. Meet graduate school admissions reps and learn about Chiropractic, Dentistry, Medicine (MO & MD), Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine.

For more information, visit Annual Spring Health Programs Expo

 

ENTERTAINMENT, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, AND USER EXPERIENCE VIRTUAL JOB FAIR  | March 10, 2021 | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION is now open

The inaugral Entertainment, Computer Graphics, and User Experience Job Fair brings together students and employers across a range of disciplines and majors represented by the Department of Computer Graphics Technology (CGT). The CGT Department enrolls over 600 undergraduate and 80 graduate students, training students in game development and design, animation and visual effects, data visualization, building information modeling and product lifecycle management, and User Experience (UX) design. These majors prepare students for careers in three broad categories: Entertainment Graphics (games, animation, VFX), Computer Graphics and Development (data viz, BIM, VPI, and web programming), and UX.

  

TEACHER VIRTUAL RECRUITMENT DAY  | March 30, 2021 | SCHOOL REGISTRATION is now open

Teacher Recruitment Day (TRD) is an annual, one-day recruitment event for educational institutions, corporations, districts and agencies to interview Teacher Candidates. It is a collaborative effort between the Center for Career Opportunities and Teacher Education, which will take place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 9:00am - 3:00pm.  

 

SOCIAL IMPACT EXPO  | April 7, 2021 | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION will open soon

This event provides not-for-profit government agency, and responsible for profit employers an opportunity to connect with Purdue talent from all majors who have a passion for making a difference. These students don't see the world as it is, they see it for what it can be. The career fair is scheduled for Wednesday, April 7, 2021 and is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Purdue University's Center for Career Opportunities. The registration costs have been waived. For more information, please contact Mike Mullis at mmullis@purdue.edu

 

JUST IN TIME VIRTUAL JOB FAIR | April 21, 2021 | EMPLOYER REGISTRATION will open soon.

This fair is for employers’ last minute hiring needs for both full-time and internship opportunities. Each year, approximately 500 students attend from most majors. Contact your employer coordinator to determine if this fair is right for your recruitment needs. For questions regarding the Just In Time Job Fair, please contact Cindy Oneal at cindyoneal@purdue.edu

 

PURDUE AVIATION CAREER FAIR | MORE INFO  Cancelled for Spring/2021

Purdue University Aviation Technology drives to be the pioneer of integrated education, research and practice at the forefront of trends and challenges impacting the aerospace industry and higher education. Come meet our exceptional students from the Professional Flight, Aeronautical Engineering Technology and Aviation management degree courses. There is no fee to attend.