Spring Career Fair

Career Fair Spring 2019. February 21, 2019. 1-5:30pm. Millett Hall.

Student Information

Additional Information

  • Read the Spring Career Fair FAQ
  • wear professional attire
  • bring plenty of resumes
  • remember to ask for business cards for interview follow-up
  • a list of recruiters attending the event is available for student review
  • employer table locations will be available as the event date approaches

Career Fair Preparation

Creative Jobs @ Career Fair

During this informal discussion, you will gain helpful tips for making the most of Career Fair as a creative, including identifying target employers, approaching recruiters, and translating your skills.

  • Wed., February 13 • 12:00 – 1:00pm • CCES Conference Room • ASC 0045

CAS Networking Night

CAS Networking Night. February 20, 2019. 4:30–6:30pm. Armstrong Pavilion A & B.

Join us for The College of Arts and Science (CAS) Networking Night to:

  • Build solid connections prior to the Spring Career Fair
  • Develop and practice networking kills with recruiters and alumni
  • Explore and learn career pathways

Drop in anytime between 4:30–6:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. Business casual attire recommended.

Visit 20 companies representing all nine Career Clusters.

For more information or to register, visit Handshake.

Spring Career Fair Prep for CEC

Learn how to prepare to be successful at the Spring Career Fair by practicing elevator speeches, knowing what to bring, researching employers, and learning how to stand out as a qualified candidate.

  • Mon., February 11 • 5:00 – 7:00pm • 114 Benton

Spring Career Fair Prep Week (Wed. 2/13 - Tues. 2/19 | Thurs. 2/21: Career Fair!)

Stop by Armstrong 0045 for Spring Career Fair guidance, led by the Center for Career Exploration & Success’ Career Assistants.

Workshop Schedule: All workshops are held in 0045 Armstrong Student Center

Wed., February 13th

  • 3:00 – 4:00pm • Spring Career Fair Basics
  • 5:00 – 6:00pm • Spring Career Fair Basics
  • 5:30 – 6:00pm • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn
  • 6:00 – 6:30pm • Resume Basics

Thur., February 14th

  • 2:00 – 2:30pm • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn
  • 2:30 – 3:30pm • Spring Career Fair Basics
  • 4:00 – 4:30pm • Resume Basics
  • 4:30 – 5:30pm • Spring Career Fair Basics

Fri., February 15th

  • 11:00 – 11:30am • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm • Spring Career Fair Basics
  • 1:30 – 2:00pm • Resume Basics

Sun., February 17th

  • 4:30 – 5:30pm • Spring Career Fair Basics (Webinar)
  • 6:00 – 6:30pm • Resume Basics
  • 6:30 – 7:00pm • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn

Mon., February 18th

  • 2:00 – 2:30pm • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn
  • 3:00 – 4:00pm • Spring Career Fair Basics
  • 4:30 – 5:00pm • Resume Basics

Tue., February 19th

  • 2:30 – 3:30pm • Spring Career Fair Basics
  • 4:00 – 4:30pm • Resume Basics
  • 4:30 – 5:00pm • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn

*See Career Assistant Drop-in schedule for individual reviews of resumes, cover letters and Linkedin profiles.

Download The Fairs App

The Career Center will have limited printed materials for employer locations available at Spring Career Fair. To better serve students, the Career Center uses The Fairs App, available on both Android and Apple iOS mobile devices, to assist students in employer location and positions available.

Video

Watch a role play video of a typical meeting between an employer and a student at Spring Career Fair. Please note: Quicktime is required to view this video.

Resume Review

CareerChat Podcast Episode

Listen to Job Fair Success, a CareerChat podcast episode featuring advice from a recruiter for Procter & Gamble.

Accessibility Statement

If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreter, materials in alternative format, etc.) for any of the workshops, events or functions sponsored by the Career Center, please contact the Office of Student Disability Services at 529-1541 (V/TTY).

Employer Information

Registration

Registration is now available through Handshake

  • Registration includes a table(s), lunch, light refreshments, and parking.

Costs

Payment can be made by credit card once registration is approved. Log into Handshake after approval. If paying by check, be sure to include a copy of your invoice when remitting your payment.

  • Early-Bird Registration (by January 17 at 5 pm)
    • For-profit Organizations:
      • $500/1 table (1–4 reps)
      • $775/2 tables (5–8 reps)
      • $1050/3 tables (9–12 reps)
    • Non-profit and Government Organizations including Armed Forces: $200 
    • Start-up Organizations (with fewer than 10 employees): $300
  • Standard Registration (after January 17 at 5 pm)
    • For-profit Organizations:
      • $750/1 table (1–4 reps)
      • $1025/2 tables (5–8 reps)
      • $1300/3 tables (9–12 reps)
    • Non-profit and Government Organizations including Armed Forces: $300 
    • Start-up Organizations (with fewer than 10 employees): $400
  • Additional Options
    • Digital advertising (through the FairsApp): $100
    • Electricity (on request/limited based on availability): $100
    • Interview table for Friday, February 22, Interview Day at Millett: $25/table

Interview Day at Millett Hall

  • If you wish to participate in the ‘Interview Day at Millett’ on Friday, February 22 (the day after Spring Career Fair), please make your selection during registration (a maximum of 5 tables may be requested at a cost of $25/table).
  • If you wish to schedule interviews in the Career Center in Armstrong Student Center, submit on-campus recruiting (OCR) requests via Handshake.
  • For recruiting questions, please contact Crissy Jessie, Recruiting Coordinator, at (513) 529-3840 or e-mail MiamiRecruiting@MiamiOH.edu.

Shipping

Center for Career Exploration & Success
Attention: Spring Career Fair
0045 Armstrong Student Center
550 E. Spring Street
Oxford, OH 45056

Packages must arrive at Miami University by February 20.

For return shipping by the carrier of your choice the day after the fair, you must have a completed mailing label for that carrier to attach to the shipment. Pick-up of items will be Friday, February 22. Due to the large volume of items, actual shipment by carriers may be delayed a day or two.

Advertising

Photo of advertising image in FairsAppTo better help students research and discover the location of employer tables at Spring Career Fair, the Center for Career Exploration & Success uses a third-party app called the FairsApp. Advertising with the FairsApp includes two circulating banner advertisements:

  1. one communicated via a web interface (accessible by laptops and desktop computers); dimensions are 728px X 90px in .PNG or .JPG format
  2. one communicated by a mobile app interface (for Android and Apple smartphones); dimensions are 320px X 50px in .PNG or .JPG format

We recommend employers use their logo only for advertising. Cost of advertising is $100. Please submit all artwork to Craig Patrick at Craig.Patrick@MiamiOH.edu.

Spring Career Fair Lunch

  • Lunch will be available from 11 am–1 pm.
  • 4 lunches are included with registration. 

Directions/Maps

Directions and maps are located in the Center for Career Exploration & Success employer site.

Accommodations & Dining

Accommodations and dining locations are located in the Center for Career Exploration & Success employer site.

Services for Employers

Other services available to employers visiting Miami University are located in the Center for Career Exploration & Success’ employer webpage.