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Career & Internship Fairs

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Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair

Thursday, September 15 - Friday, September 16
12PM - 4PM EST
Jersey Mike's Arena, 83 Rockafeller Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854

2,000+
Attendees Per Day
4
Diverse Campuses

 Attendees from Rutgers–New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS

250+
Employers

Recruiting for Full-Time, Part-Time, and Internship Opportunities

OVERVIEW:

The Office of Career Exploration and Success is excited to announce that the Rutgers Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair is back in-person over two days on September 15 and 16.

Our fair is open to students and alumni from all disciplines at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS) and 200+ employers enabling you to  connect and discuss full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities.

Each day, the fair will be segmented by organizations recruiting for technical (i.e., science, technology, engineering, computer science, health), non-technical (i.e., business, arts, communications, education, etc.), and both technical and non-technical positions.

Candidates are welcomed and encouraged to attend both days—as both Thursday and Friday offer a wide variety of employer engagement opportunities.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Candidate registration opens on Monday, August 1, 2022.

  • Current Rutgers University Students: Students can pre-register by logging in to their Rutgers Handshake account. Pre-registration is preferred but not required, walk-ins are welcome.
  • Alumni of Rutgers University RU-NB Alumni: Alumni can pre-register by logging in to their Rutgers Handshake account. Pre-registration is preferred but not required, walk-ins are welcome.
  • RU-Camden & RU-Newark Alumni: Pre-registration is not required, walk-ins are welcome.
  • External to Rutgers University: This event is only available to Rutgers University (New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS) students and alumni.  The public is not permitted to attend this event.

IMPORTANT NOTES & HELPFUL TIPS:

  • Registration for employers is an on-going process. Please check back often to see which new employers have registered.
  • This will be a paperless event and employer lists will be provided at the event.
  • We encourage candidates to bring their mobile devices to the event and scan our QR code signage for a fair map and directory.
  • We encourage Rutgers University-New Brunswick students and alumni to download the Rutgers Handshake mobile app (available in both Google Play and the Apple Store) for the most up-to-date fair information and list of employers.
  • Attendance at our fair preparation events listed above grants you access to the #MEGAFASTPASS — a digital pass that enables you to skip the registration line at the fair.
  • Attendance at our fair preparation events listed above and at the fair itself earns you stamps towards the #Rutgersworks Free Tuition Challenge.

PROTOCOLS:

The university and our office are continuously monitoring COVID-19 and are adapting our operations to provide all employers and candidates with a safe recruiting opportunity. All candidates and staff will be vaccinated, and all attendees will be required to wear masks during the event.

All event attendees must provide proof of vaccination or negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the event when entering the fair. This applies to all populations: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors. View the full policy here.

QUESTIONS:

Please contact a member of our Industry and Student Connections Team at recruiting@echo.rutgers.edu or 848-445-7287 if you have any questions. We look forward to assisting you with your recruiting needs.

OVERVIEW:

The Office of Career Exploration and Success is excited to announce that the Rutgers Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair is back in-person over two days on September 15 and 16.

Ranked New Jersey's #1 public university and in the top 25 in the nation (U.S. News & World Report), Rutgers is among the most ethnically diverse campuses in the nation and Big Ten. Make Rutgers your next step for all your recruiting needs by registering for our Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair.

Our fair is open to students and alumni from all disciplines at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS)—providing you with a large and diverse population of candidates eager to connect and discuss full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities.

All career-related programs coordinated by Career Exploration and Success for students and alumni are supported by fair revenue. We thank you in advance for both supporting our regular programs and recruiting our candidates.
 

REGISTRATION:

Employers may register for ONE of the two available days. Each day, the fair will be segmented by organizations recruiting for technical (i.e., science, technology, engineering, computer science, health), non-technical (i.e., business, arts, communications, education, etc.), and both technical and non-technical positions.

We have a variety of fair packages based on early bird registration price and your organization type:

Mega Fair Career & Internship Fair Pricing

All packages include:

  • (1) 6x3' Table in an 8x6' Booth
  • Electrical Outlet Access at Each Booth
  • Boxed Lunch for Two Representatives
  • On-site Parking

Note: Double booths have twice the number of amenities.

TRANSPORT & SHIPPING MATERIALS:

Prior to the Event: Please follow these important shipping guidelines to ensure timely arrival and pick-up of your materials:

  • Download and print this shipping label and affix it to EACH one of your packages.
  • Deliveries must be scheduled for arrival between September 6 and September 9.
  • Ship all items to 84 WAREHOUSE ROAD PISCATAWAY, NJ 08854.  NOTE: DO NOT SHIP DIRECTLY TO THE VENUE
  • To expedite the return of displays and/or any leftover materials, please include shipping bills in your packages with instructions for attending representatives.
  • Please schedule a return pick-up with your carrier prior to leaving the fair.
  • For the prompt return of your materials after the fair’s conclusion, you must use the fair venue location: Jersey Mike’s Arena, Rutgers University, 83 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 as the pickup location.
  • All material must be picked up from the venue by your designated carrier by 6PM.
  • Career Exploration and Success and the Jersey Mike's Arena staff ARE NOT responsible for the shipping of any packages left behind without proper labels and arrangements following the event.

Transport with you to the Event: For those wishing to bring your materials with you to the event, follow these suggestions:

  • Drop them off at the "Materials Drop-off" location on the side of the RAC.  Access is available from Hospital Rd (see diagram within the "Directions and Parking" section of this page). 
  • From there, event staff will be able to assist you by transporting your materials directly to your booth while you park your car. For GPS directions, use the Jersey Mike’s Arena, located at 83 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854. 

EVENT PARKING:

Employers:
  • Park in either the Green or Yellow lots on the Livingston Campus closest to Jersey Mike's Arena and must register their vehicles here [COMING SOON] to request a visitor permit during the fair. View the parking map here.

Rutgers University Alumni: 

  • If still driving a vehicle registered during your time as a student on any Rutgers campus, alumni should confirm their removal from university records at least three days before your arrival on campus. Contact the Parking department at info_dots@ipo.rutgers.edu to request removal.
  • Once confirmed, all alumni candidates must register their vehicles here [COMING SOON] to request a visitor permit during the fair. View the parking map here.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:

Cancellations must be emailed to recruiting@echo.rutgers.edu by 9AM on September 1, 2022. Please note that submission of a career fair registration obligates the organization and listed contact representative to be responsible for payment of all listed registration fees. Registered organizations not attending the career fair are still responsible for full payment unless they meet the requirements of the Payment and Cancellation Policy.

PROTOCOLS:

The university and our office are continuously monitoring COVID-19 and are adapting our operations to provide all employers and candidates with a safe recruiting opportunity. All candidates and staff will be vaccinated, and all attendees will be required to wear masks during the event.

All event attendees must provide proof of vaccination or negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the event when entering the fair. This applies to all populations: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors. View the full policy here.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

We have created exciting sponsorship opportunities to maximize your employer's brand on campus and at the fair. Visit careers.rutgers.edu/kort to learn more.

QUESTIONS:

Please contact a member of our Industry and Student Connections Team at recruiting@echo.rutgers.edu or 848-445-7287 if you have any questions. We look forward to assisting you with your recruiting needs.