Career Showcase

ALERT

The University of Florida and the Career Connections Center are actively monitoring Hurricane Ian and its potential impacts on the state of Florida. You should have received an email from the University stating that classes and all academic and student-related activities, including online classes, at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville will be canceled Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Sept. 30, because of Hurricane Ian.

Much remains unknown about the projected storm’s path and the projected storm’s exact trajectory remains uncertain, here’s what we know today:

  • Tuesday, September 27th Fall 2022 Career Showcase (non-technical day) will occur as planned.
  • Diversity Meet-Up on Tuesday, September 27th will be rescheduled.
  • The Material Science & Nuclear Engineering Fair and the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Fair both scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th will be rescheduled.
  • All additional recruiting events and career development programs including Career Planning, Post Showcase Interviews and Information Sessions hosted on Wednesday, September 28th through Friday, September 30th can be rescheduled based on the employers.
  • Employer hosted events held Tuesday may still take place at the discretion of the employer. Visit Gator CareerLink to learn more about the plans for each employers.

    Employers have received email communications regarding the University’s class closures due to Hurricane Ian and are working with the career center to reschedule opportunities for connection with UF candidates.

    In the meantime, we want to ensure you are still able to make strides towards your career goals. The following are action steps to support your continued career development:

    • Check Gator CareerLink for upcoming programs and rescheduled events.
    • Upload your most current resume to Gator CareerLink for use in the university’s resume books for employers. Should you give employers permission, employers can access your resume and outreach to you for various career experiences.
    • Visit the Career Connections Center’s website for the resource library to support your job search.

      All information and updates can be viewed through Gator CareerLink and/or the career center’s website by visiting www.career.ufl.edu. You should anticipate receiving additional information from us to support rescheduled career events and recruiting activities for you to connect with employers in the coming weeks.

      Stay safe and Go Gators!

      Career Showcase is a University of Florida tradition. It offers students and alumni the opportunity to find explore internships, part-time, full-time, and co-op opportunities in all career pathways.

      Hosted by the university's Career Connections Center, it is the largest campus-hosted career fair in the Southeast. Career Showcase is two days of in-person networking with top employers from all over the U.S. Starting on September 27 and running until September 28.

      Career Showcase is the perfect opportunity for you to explore your career path and employment opportunities in fields such as accounting, engineering, healthcare, communications, research, sales, computer science, retail, and so much more!


      Event Days

      Non-Technical Day

      September 27, 2022 
      9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
      Stephen C. O’Connell Center - Student Entrance at Gate 3

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

      Technical Day

      September 28, 2022 
      9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
      Stephen C. O’Connell Center - Student Entrance at Gate 3

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

      ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND COMPUTER SCIENCE CAREER FAIR

      September 26th, 2022
      1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
      Stephen C. O’Connell Center - Student Entrance at Gate 3

      Hosted in partnership between the Career Connections Center and the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, this fair is hosted specifically for companies who are hiring students and alumni with experience in computer science, computer engineering, digital arts and sciences, data science, cybersecurity and AI/machine learning.

      Diversity Meet-Up

      September 27, 2022 
      5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
      Grand Ballroom, Reitz Union

      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.

      Material Science and Nuclear Engineering Career Fair

      September 28, 2022 
      9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
      Stephen C. O’Connell Center - Student Entrance at Gate 3

      The 2022 University of Florida MSE&NE Career Fair is hosted specifically for UF materials science and nuclear engineering students and alumni.

      Agricultural and Biological Engineering Career Fair

      September 28, 2022 
      12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
      Stephen C. O’Connell Center - Student Entrance at Gate 3

      The 2022 University of Florida ABE Career Fair is hosted specifically for UF students and alumni pursuing careers in biological engineering and agricultural operations management.

      Prepare for Career Showcase

      From workshops, to one-on-one support, to employer insight, the Career Connections Center is here to ensure you have the tools and information you need!

      Learn More

      Molm Family Gator Career Closet

      Need professional clothing? The Molm Family Gator Career Closet alleviates the financial strain of purchasing professional clothing for career fairs, interviews, and the workplace. The closet provides all UF students access to professional attire and accessories at no cost.


      Thank you to our partners

      Enterprise, Southwestern Advantage, Arthrex, OMP