Career Fairs: Fall and Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 Fair is being hosted on:
Thursday, February 2 | 12:00PM - 4:00PM | Cabot and Solomon Court

To help prepare, check out some tips about "Career Fair Etiquette"( Culture and Manners Institute )

Please be advised that Career Development does not print hard copies of the Fall and Spring Career Fair Brochure (we try to be as "green" as possible and aware of our footprint on campus!)

SECURITY NOTE:  We have new security in place this year.  ALL bags and backpacks will be checked prior to entering the fair.  We recommend you leave your backpacks at home to avoid delays getting into the venue.

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This is a FREE event. No pre-registration required for Northeastern students.

ALL Northeastern students must present their NU ID for entry, if you do not have your NU ID, there is a check-in area where you will be able to sign in and gain access to the fair. 

ALL students and alumni from universities and colleges outside of Northeastern: You are welcome to attend the Career Fair from 2:00 - 4:00.  You will need to go through security and you will not be permitted to enter the fair until 2:00. 

SECURITY NOTE:  We have new security in place this year.  ALL bags and backpacks will be checked prior to entering the fair.  We recommend you leave your backpacks at home to avoid delays getting into the venue.

Career Fairs are a great way for you to:

  • Speak with employers to learn about career paths, as well as full-time, internship, or co-op employment positions
  • Learn which skills and experiences increase your employment potential and how to better brand yourself to potential employers
  • Build a professional network that may enhance your employment opportunities
  • Practice Your Pitch!  Career Development is staffing a "Practice Your Pitch" table for all students to ask questions and get tips. Get some cool prizes too just for stopping by!

Take a Look at the Spring and Fall Career Fair from fall 2016 and spring 2015

Spring Career Fair 2015 recap!

6 Career Fair Myths Debunked

Career Fair Myths for Freshmen & Sophomores

Co-op and Career Development host two career fairs each semester, Spring Fair in February and the Fall Fair in October.

To make the most of these career fairs, research companies and refer to our website to: 

  • Review the FAQ sheet
  • Attend Career Development Workshops to help you prepare when speaking with employers, including the Career Fair Success Tips workshop, which will be scheduled in January.
  • International Students should review our step by step guide on how to be successful at the Career Fair