Career Showcase

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September 27 – 30, 2021
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Stephen C. O’Connell Center and Virtually on the Career Fair Plus app

Career Showcase, our hallmark career fair, is designed to help you find talented students and alumni for your organization. The largest career fair in the southeast, the fall event will be offered in a hybrid format to offer both in-person and virtual engagement opportunities over the four days. There will now be two in-person days (September 28 and 29) and two virtual days (September 27 and 30).

Event Days

Diversity Meet-Up

September 27, 2021 (virtual) and September 28, 2021 (in-person)
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Stephen C. O’Connell Center and Virtual via Career Fair Plus

Join us for an event tailored for recruiters with diversity hiring initiatives. Diversity Meet-Up is a networking event with a fluid atmosphere, without the boundaries of the career fair, for students and employers to connect in a relaxed environment. This is a premier opportunity to maximize the amount of students you see in a quick, casual manner.

In-Person Career Showcase

September 28, 2021 and September 29, 2021
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Stephen C. O’Connell Center

September 28: Non-Technical
Features career paths for students focused on accounting, management, sales, government, finance, hospitality, healthcare, communications, marketing, social services, and other non-technical professions.

September 29: Technical
Features career paths for students focused on engineering, information technology, research & development, architecture, programming, construction, biomedical, manufacturing, and other technical professions.

Virtual Career Showcase

September 27, 2021 and September 30, 2021
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Career Fair Plus

September 27: Non-Technical
Features career paths for students focused on accounting, management, sales, government, finance, hospitality, healthcare, communications, marketing, social services, and other non-technical professions.

September 30: Technical
Features career paths for students focused on engineering, information technology, research & development, architecture, programming, construction, biomedical, manufacturing, and other technical professions.

Post-Showcase Interviews 

September 29, 30 and October 1, 2021
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

In the days after Career Showcase, over 2,000 students interview on campus and virtually with hundreds of organizations such as yours. Take advantage of the opportunity to conveniently hold interviews on-campus and virtually immediately after Career Showcase and throughout the remainder of the semester. The interview space is reserved all day (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.), and you can interview as many students as you wish.

Material Science and Nuclear Engineering Career Fair

In Person: September 29, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Virtual: September 30, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Career Fair Plus

The 2021 University of Florida Material Science and Nuclear Engineering Career Fair is scheduled to be held in person and virtually for employers recruiting MSE-NE students and alumni. The MSE.NE Career Fair will be held in conjunction with UF Career Showcase, a large, campus-wide recruiting event with top employers from all over the United States. The in-person MSE.NE event will be held in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on the UF campus in Gainesville on Wednesday, September 29 from 9 to 12 pm.  The virtual MSE-NE event will be held on Thursday, September 30 from 9 am to 11:30 am.

Register today to recruit Gator Engineers for internship and career opportunities. Registration for the MSE-NE fair only is $395 and $150 for non-profit. Employers recruiting at the in-person Career Showcase event can also add the MSE-NE event for $150 per booth. Registration includes: 1 table, 2 chairs, 2 representatives, and breakfast.

The MSE-NE department is ABET-accredited and offers bachelors and graduates degrees with specialties in biomaterials, ceramics, electronic materials, metals and polymers. Students who graduate from MSE.NE work in global companies in the fields of engineering, operations, research, business development, consulting and quality assurance, just to name a few.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering Career Fair

In Person: September 29, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. –  3 p.m.

Virtual: September 30, 2021 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Career Fair Plus

The 2021 University of Florida Agricultural and Biological Engineering Career Fair is scheduled to be held in person and virtually for employers recruiting ABE students and alumni. The ABE Career Fair will be held in conjunction with UF Career Showcase, a large, campus-wide recruiting event with top employers from all over the United States. The in-person ABE event will be held in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on the UF campus in Gainesville on Wednesday, September 29 from 12:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST.  The virtual ABE event will be held on Thursday, September 30 from 1 pm – 4pm.

Registration for the ABE fair only is $395 and $150 for non-profit. Employers recruiting at the in-person Career Showcase event can also add the ABE event for $150 per booth. Registration includes 1 table, 2 chairs, 2 representatives, and lunch.

The UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering graduate program ranks #3 among public universities and graduates have expertise in complex systems that range from nano to global scales, integrating anthropogenic and sociological aspects to natural and managed systems. Undergraduate and graduate students prepare for the workforce through a hands-on, interdisciplinary approach that enables students to apply engineering principles and best management practices to improve and sustain agricultural and biological systems.

Career Showcase Registration Fees

  • $825 + 6.5% tax per booth, per day (until September 6)
  • $850 + 6.5% tax per booth, per day (after September 6)
$625 per booth, per day (until September 6)
$650 per booth, per day (after September 6)
$825 per day (until September 6)
$175 (until September 6)
$200 (after September 6)
$200 per space, per day (until September 6)
$225 per space, per day (after September 6)

In-person Career Showcase registration for both corporate and nonprofit includes:

  • 1 table (8′ x 30″) and two chairs
  • 4 representatives
  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Online listing of your company and position information

Extras:

  • Electrical Hookup: $25 per day (you must supply the extension cord)
  • Shipping: $50

Career Showcase Virtual Registration Includes:

  • Participation in one day of Virtual Career Showcase
  • An unlimited number of recruiters present at the event.
We accept credit cards (VISA, MasterCard or American Express) and checks. In the registration form, be sure to select your payment type as credit card or check.You will receive instructions to pay via credit once your registration is confirmed and you receive an invoice.

Make checks payable to “Univ. of Florida Career Connections Center” (TAX ID# 59-6002052). Include a printed copy of your invoice and send check payment to:

UF Career Connections Center
Attention: Career Showcase Registration
PO Box 118507
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507

Tax Exempt Organizations:

When you register as a nonprofit organization a member of our team will reach out to you to obtain a copy of your Consumer’s Certificate of Exemption from the IRS or any official government documentation stating that you are a verified tax-exempt entity, such as a government agency or a 501(c)(3) organization. If we do not receive the documentation within 2 weeks of our initial correspondence we will not be able to approve your registration as a nonprofit and will add 6.7% tax to the total registration cost.

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