Career Fairs – Student Resources

If you’re not attending on campus Engineering Career Fairs, you’re missing out on opportunities.  Companies are looking for students to fill internships, co-ops, and full-time positions from these fairs.  Engineering Career Services is here to help prepare you for these events!  Students and alumni from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are welcome to attend.  Make sure to look on I-link starting January 9th to see a list of companies attending our Spring 2017 career fair.  *List subject to change as companies are continuing to be added from our waitlist.*

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ECS 2017 Engineering Career Fairs

Spring 2017: Tuesday and Wednesday, February 7 & 8, 2017

For University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and alumni ONLY

Preparatory Steps For Attending Career Fair

  • RSVP to the ECS Career Fair via I-Link.
  • View companies that are attending the Fair via I-Link.  Do your research – know who they are and what positions they have available.
  • Upload your updated résumé to I-Link so recruiters can have access to your information weeks before they come to campus. 
  • Download the ECS Career Fair+ App.  Go to your Google Play Store or the App Store in Apple and search for IL ECS Career Fair
  • Attend ECS Career Week Events, Lunch & Learns, and Workshops (complete listing available in I-Link under Events / Career Development Workshops)
  • Create & Practice your elevator pitch and have updated résumé reviewed.
  • Print your name badge from your own computer!  Badge Holder instructions (Please note: Printed Name badges are no longer available at ECS.)
  • Who’s coming to the event? FILTER employers based on your major, etc. in the Career Fair App, in I-Link, or VIEW them here for Tuesday Spring 2017 CF Matrix with Majors Feb. 7 and Wednesday Spring 2017 CF Matrix with Majors Feb. 8

Additional Spring 2017 Engineering Fairs (see I-Link for a complete list)

  • Business Career Fair: February 1 & 2
  • Engineering Graduate Student Association Networking Reception: February 7
  • Diversity & Inclusion Symposium: February 8
  • Founders Startup Career Fair: February 9
  • Civil Engineering Fair: February 23
  • Engineering 2017 ECS Virtual Career Fair: May 17


Fall 2017 Dates to Remember

Start of Classes: August 28
Fall Break: November 18-26
Reading Day: December 14
Finals: December 15-21