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Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair

September 17-20, 2024
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Jersey Mike's Arena (Livingston Campus)

Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair

7,000+
Attendees Last Year
4
Diverse Campuses

Candidates from Rutgers–New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS.

400+
Employers

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

Registration and Logistics Information

See detailed registration and attendance information below for candidates and employers.

  • REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

    Candidate registration opens on July 1, 2024. This event is open to Rutgers University (New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS) students and alumni from all academic disciplines. The fair will feature a wide range of employers actively seeking to hire for various position types, segmented by day.

    Day 1 (Sept 17):  Tech, Engineering, Medical & Sciences Careers
    Day 2 (Sept 18):  Tech, Engineering, Environment, Food & Agriculture Careers
    Day 3 (Sept 19):  Business, HR, Hospitality, Communications & Creative Careers
    Day 4 (Sept 20):  Business, HR, Education, Public & Human Services Careers

    • 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

    PARKING INFORMATION:

    Faculty, staff, and students must park in their regularly authorized lots.

    Alumni can park in the yellow lot next to the facility; however, you must register your vehicle for the event. Until this process is complete, vehicles are not registered, and you may receive a citation. Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University and do not include free metered parking. If you are a Rutgers alumnus/alumna using a formerly RU-registered vehicle, please get in touch with the Rutgers Parking Authority at least five days in advance at info_dots@ipo.rutgers.edu to have this vehicle removed from the system. The Rutgers Parking Authority cannot remove the license plate numbers of alumni unless they receive an email requesting vehicle deregistration.

    IMPORTANT NOTES & HELPFUL TIPS:

    • Employer Registration: Registration for employers is an on-going process. Please check back often to see which new employers have registered and for which day(s).
    • Mobile Device: We encourage candidates to bring their mobile devices to the event and scan our QR code signage for a fair map and directory.
    • Entrance Details: Candidate entrances are located at the front of Jersey Mike's Arena and have signage.
    • No Bag or Coat Check: There will not be a coat or bag drop-off at this event. Security officials will check bags at the entrance. We have a limited amount of self-service/unattended coat racks available to store your items; however, we strongly recommend leaving unnecessary belongings and valuables at home or in your locked vehicle.
    • Walk-Ins Are Welcome: Have a Rutgers-affiliated friend who has not registered? No worries! Although pre-registration is encouraged, walk-ins are welcome.
    • What to Wear: Although we do not require professional attire for the fair, we do recommend, at a minimum, business casual wear.
    • Parking: Faculty, staff, and students must park in their regularly authorized lots.
    • Follow @RutgersCareers on Instagram for updates and more!

    QUESTIONS:

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

  • We are delighted that you are interested in attending the Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair. It is open to students and alumni from Rutgers University (New Brunswick, Camden, Newark, and RBHS) from all academic disciplines. 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. Registering for this fair will make Rutgers your next step for all your recruiting needs.

    The fair takes place at the Jersey Mike's Arena on September 17-20 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. However, "special access" candidates such as student-athletes, students with disabilities, career services interns, and fast pass recipients will be admitted as early as 11:00 a.m. The fair will feature a wide range of employers actively seeking to hire for various position types, segmented by day.

    Day 1 (Sept 17):  Tech, Engineering, Medical & Sciences Careers
    Day 2 (Sept 18):  Tech, Engineering, Environment, Food & Agriculture Careers
    Day 3 (Sept 19):  Business, HR, Hospitality, Communications & Creative Careers
    Day 4 (Sept 20):  Business, HR, Education, Public & Human Services Careers

    Important dates to note:

    • Early bird discount deadline: August 2, 2024 at 9 am (ET)
    • Registration deadline: September 3, 2024 at 9 am (ET)
    • Cancellation with full refund deadline: August 2, 2024 at 9 am (ET)
    • Cancellation period with a $100 fee: Between August 2, 2024 at 9 am (ET) and September 5, 2024 at 9 am (ET)
    • Cancellation without refund: After September 5, 2024 at 9 am (ET)

    Registration and booth pricing is per day. Multiple day participation is subject to availability. We offer a variety of fair packages based on registration date and organization type with discounted additional days.

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    All packages include:

    • One 6x3' Table in an 8x6' Booth (Single) or Two 6x3' Tables in a 16x16' Booth (Double)
    • Electrical Outlet Access at Each Booth
    • Hot Brunch Buffet for Two Representatives (Single) or Four Representatives (Double)
    • On-site Parking

    TRANSPORT & SHIPPING MATERIALS:

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

    • Printable shipping Label will be available before September 1
    • Deliveries must be scheduled for arrival between September 10-13
    • 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 6 pm on Friday, September 20. 
    • Career Exploration and Success and the Jersey Mike's Arena staff ARE NOT responsible for shipping 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 Jersey Mike's Arena (JMA).  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. 

    EMPLOYER PARKING:

    You MUST use the link below to register your vehicle for the Career & Internship Fair.  Until this process is complete, vehicles are not registered, and you may receive a citation. Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University and do not include free metered parking. Faculty, staff, and students must park in their regularly authorized lots. If you are a Rutgers alumnus/alumna recruiter using a formerly RU-registered vehicle, please get in touch with the Rutgers Parking Authority at least five days in advance at info_dots@ipo.rutgers.edu to have this vehicle removed from the system. The Rutgers Parking Authority cannot remove the license plate numbers of alumni unless they receive an email requesting vehicle de-registration.

    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 five 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 to request a visitor permit during the fair. View the parking map here.

    CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:

    Cancellations must be made in writing via email to careerfairs@echo.rutgers.edu:

    • Cancellation deadline without a fee: August 2, 2024 at 9 am (ET)
    • Cancellation period with a $100 fee: After August 2 at 9 am (ET)and before September 5, 2024 at 9 am (ET)
    • Cancellation without refund: After August 5, 2024, 9 am (ET)

    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.

  • Coming Soon - Below is a list of organizations in our Knights of the Round Table Employer Partners program attending the event. Rutgers University-New Brunswick is extremely grateful to our premier employer partners who have shown a steadfast commitment to the professional success of our students and alumni. We encourage all candidates to learn more about these organizations and visit their booths at this year's fair.

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