Engineering Career Fair Information

Updated 12 August 2020

The Engineering Career Fair for Fall 2020 will be virtual. 

With over 10,000 students, the Grainger College of Engineering programs are consistently ranked among the Top 10 programs (U.S. News and World Report) and are known for their academic rigor and competitive placements. Engineering Career Services collaborates with the Grainger College of Engineering’s student led organization, Engineering Council EXPO, regarding student outreach and on-site management of the Career Fair and Next Day Interviews. A big thank you to our student volunteers!   

We look forward to having you at the virtual Fall 2020 Engineering Career Fair at The Grainger College of Engineering and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! Check out the following information to help you prepare for high-impact recruiting opportunities! 

Please plan on conducting interviews virtually this fall due to COVID-19 concerns.  

VIRTUAL! Fall 2020 Engineering Career Fair 

Employer Registration Now Open in CareerEco!!

  • Click here to Register for Internship Fair, 9/9/20
  • Click here to Register for Full–Time Fair, 9/10/20

Employer Registration Dates:

  • Employer Registration opens July 15th at 9:00 am CST
  • Employer Registration closes on Friday, August 31st by 5:00 pm CST
  • Payment and Cancellation Deadline is Friday, August 31st at 5:00 pm CST

The CareerEco platform is able to successfully support 200 Employers per virtual career fair day.  The below split has been made in order to manage student traffic on the virtual platform and yield an excellent virtual career fair experience for you and students.  Please click here to view a helpful Virtual Career Fair FAQ.  Click here to view CareerEco tutorial videos.

Have questions?  Join us for one of our upcoming 30-minute Employer Relations Chats where we will provide the latest update on Fall recruiting and will address any questions or concerns you might have.  These zoom meetings will be held every other Wednesday at 1:00 CT, beginning July 15th. ZOOM LINK.  

  • Wednesday, 8/26         1:00 – 1:30


Type of Fair


Day 1: Wednesday, September 9th  



Day 2: Thursday, September 10th  

Full-Time Employment


*Please note: We are offering a discounted rate of $750 for participation on Day 1 and Day 2

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Website Sponsor



  • Top priority listing of your profile page above other participating organizations
  • All benefits of general event registration

Event Sponsor

(Day 1: Sold out!)


  • Premium listing of your chat room in the live event
  • Top priority listing of your profile page above other participating organizations
  • Highly visible display of your logo on event home page (includes link to your website)
  • All benefits of general event registration

Note:  The Fall 2020 Virtual After Hours will be held Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm for CS and ECE Students. 

Spring 2021 Engineering Career Fair: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 – Wednesday January 27, 2021. *Final decisions regarding Spring virtual Career Fair logistics will be determined later this fall.

Note:  The Civil Engineering department offers a targeted career fair.  Additional campus-wide career fairs can be found on the HireIllini website.

Please contact us with questions.

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