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 our career services management platform each career fair to see a list participating companies.  *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 our career services management platform.
  • View companies that are attending the Fair via our career services management platform.  Do your research – know who they are and what positions they have available.
  • Upload your updated résumé to our career services management platform 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 our career services management platform 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 our career services management platform, 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 our career services management platform 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