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NJ Statewide Career & Internship Fair 2017
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Friday, April 28, 2017 
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Louis Brown Athletic Center (83 Rockafeller Road, Livingston Campus)

Join us at one of the largest and most diverse recruiting opportunities in the nation. As the flagship institution for the state of New Jersey, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is at the leading edge of research and academic talent. Our students are diverse, experienced, hardworking, and academically talented. Over 2,000 candidates connect with nearly 150 employers to discuss full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities from a wide variety of fields. This fair will be a great networking opportunity for both candidates and employers.This event is open to Rutgers University students and alumni from all three campuses and academic areas as well as the general public.

Candidate Profile:

Typically, the fair attracts 2,000 candidates and is open to students and alumni from all Rutgers University campuses (New Brunswick, Newark, Camden, and RBHS) as well as to the general public. Below you will find a profile of some of the candidates that participated in past fairs. 

  • Economics
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology and Informatics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Supply Chain and Marketing
  • Science
  • Finance
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Communication
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Political Science
  • Accounting
  • Computer Programming/Software Development
  • Business-Financial Analysis
  • Business-Analyst
  • Health, General Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Business, Financial Services, and Logistics
  • Business-Banking, Investment
  • Business-Corporate Finance
  • Engineering-Mechanical Engineering
  • Artificial Computers/Technology -Intelligence/Robotics
  • Database Administration
  • Web Design/Development
  • Other Computers/Technology
  • Business-Consulting
  • Engineering-Chemical Engineering
  • Game Design/Development


Registration Information:

Employers will be grouped with other organizations offering technical, non-tech, or both types of positions.The registration deadline for the fair is April 13, 2017.

All career-related programs coordinated by University Career Services for students and alumni are supported by fair revenue. We thank you for both supporting our regular programs and recruiting our candidates.  We have a variety of fair packages based on your organization type:

  • Staffing Agency/Third Party Recruiting Firm (SINGLE BOOTH $1000)
  • For-Profit Organization (SINGLE Booth $850 or DOUBLE Booth $1,700)
  • Government/Non-Profit Organization (SINGLE Booth $350 or DOUBLE Booth $700)

All packages include one 6x3' table in a 8x6' booth, access to electrical outlets at each booth, brunch for two representatives, and on-site parking. Double booths have twice the number of amenities. $100 per extra representative (up to 4 representatives per booth max).

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations must be emailed to recruiting@echo.rutgers.edu. No refunds will be made after 9:00 am on April 13, 2017. Please note that submission of an 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.

Consider our Knights of the Round Table Partners Program for maximum visibility at the fair, strategic marketing, and additional campus engagement opportunities. Packages include year-round benefits.  Learn more at http://careers.rutgers.edu/Giving

Employers will be groups with otther organizations offering technical, non-tech, or both types of positions. To register, log in (or first create a profile) via CareerKnight at https://rutgers-csm.symplicity.com/events/NJState2017.


Fair Logistics:

For information regarding fair logistics (i.e., shipping instructions, parking and transportation information, directions) see below.

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am  |  Arrival and Booth Set up
  • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  |  Catered Brunch Available 
  • 10:30 am  |  Early Candidate Admission
  • 4:00 pm  |  Fair Ends

SHIPPING MATERIALS PRIOR TO THE EVENT: Please follow these important shipping guidelines to ensure timely arrival and pick-up of your materials:

  1. Download and print this shipping label and affix it to EACH one of your packages.
  2. Ship all packages ONLY during the week of the event.
  4. IMPORTANT: Please schedule return pick-up with your carrier prior to leaving the fair. All material must be picked up from the venue by your designated carrier by 6 pm. You must schedule to have your items picked up from the fair venue.  Have your air bill with you for return shipping after the event. We can not schedule a pick-up date for you. Our staff can assist with bringing these packages to the on-site pick-up location. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR ITEMS AT THE TABLE.
  5. University Career Services and the Rutgers Athletic Center staff ARE NOT responsible for the shipping of any packages left behind following the event.

TRANSPORT MATERIALS WITH YOU TO THE EVENT: For those wishing to bring your materials with you to the event, you may 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 you car.

For GPS directions, use the Louis Brown Athletic Center (RAC), located at 83 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Parking permits are not required for our employer visitors. 

Employers should park in either the Green (http://rumaps.rutgers.edu/location/lot-green-lot-rac) or Yellow (http://maps.rutgers.edu/location/lot-yellow-lot-rac) Lots on the Livingston Campus closest to the Rutgers Athletic Center (see image below).  


Contact Names, Questions?

  • Fair Logistics:  Employer Relations Team, recruiting@echo.rutgers.edu or 848.445.7287
  • Payment Information:  Linda Bagen, lindab@echo.rutgers.edu or 848.932.0187
  • CareerKnight Job / Internship postings and On-Campus Interviews:  On-Campus Interviewing Program Coordinator, recruiting@echo.rutgers.edu or 848.445.7287
  • Fair Sponsor (Employer Branding Opportunities):  Janet Jones, jbjones@rutgers.edu or 848.445.5587