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Career Fairs

Miami University Career Fairs offer employers venues through which to engage with Miami students for both internship and full-time opportunities.

Why Attend a Career Fair?

Miami student speaking with a recruiter at the Design and Architecture Fair
  1. Networking Opportunities: Career fairs provide an opporunity for students to connect with potential employers, professionals, and alumni with the goal of expanding professional networks.

  2. Career Paths: Students can explore a wide range of career options by interacting with representatives from different companies and industries. This exposure will help them gain a better understanding of various professions and identify potential career paths that align with their interests and skills.

  3. Company Education: Miami University career fairs help students gather information about different companies, their cultures, and job opportunities. This knowledge is valuable when making decisions about future employment and locating organizations that align with their career goals.

  4. Resume Feedback: Recruiters can provide constructive feedback on student resumes at the career fairs. This is valuable for students in understanding what employers are looking for in potential candidates.

  5. Interview Practice: The Career Center offers elevator pitch interview practice at the major career fairs. This provides students with crucial interview practice and how to create a positive impression on recruiters.

  6. Internship Opportunities: Recruiters often use career fairs to evaluate potential interns. Attending a career fair increases the likelihood of discovering internship opportunities, which can be instrumental in gaining hands-on experience.

  7. Graduate Programs: For students considering further education, career fairs often  feature graduate school representatives. This allows students to explore the admissions requirements and disciplines of further study.

2024 Fall Career and Internship Fair

Wednesday, September 18 | 1 – 5 p.m. | Millett Hall

Sponsored by Keybank

Attending Employers Coming Soon

Miami student speaking with a Career Fair employer

Diversity and Inclusion Networking Event (DINE)

Wednesday, September 18 | 6 – 8 p.m. | Millett Hall

Attending Employers Coming Soon

Diversity and Inclusion Networking Event with students speaking to employers

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Internship and Career Fair

Thursday, September 19 | 1 – 5 p.m. | Millett Hall

Attending Employers Coming Soon

Miami STEM students interviewing with employers

Sport Career Exploration and Networking Event (SCENE)

Thursday, October 24 | 2 – 4:30 p.m. | Shriver Center

Attending Employers Coming Soon

Employer engaging with a Miami student

Be Prepared!

These are some of the resources offered to assist with resume and interview preparation:

Career Fair Prep Program

  • Learn how to leverage the Career Fair and make an impression on employers.

Mock Interview Appointment

  • Interview with a trained peer to sharpen your interviewing skills before the Career Fairs. Both virtual and in-person options available!

Need your resume printed?

  • The Career Center will print 20 free resumes (in black and white or full color). Fill out this form and pick it up at the Career Center in 1 business day!

Online Resources

  • Prepare your career tools (resume, interviewing skills, etc.) for the upcoming Career Fairs. Available at your convenience. Connect with online resources

First Year, First-Time Friendly Table

The Center for Career Exploration and Success invites all first-year students and students who have not attended a fair before to stop by the Fall Career and Internship Fairs: Day One: All Majors and Day 2: Stem Career Fair.

The First Year, First-Time Friendly Table helps students learn more about the career fairs. Students can take a self-guided tour through the fair and get a look at what to expect so you will be more prepared to attend the fair in the future.

Professional attire is not required unless you want to speak to employers. Check out the recruiters attending the fairs on Handshake because there are opportunities for first year students!

Female student at a job fair.

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center
550 E. Spring Street
Oxford, OH 45056