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Information for Participating Companies

Contents

  1. Schedule
  2. Events For Recruiters
  3. Shipping
  4. Parking
  5. Hotel Accomodations
  6. Transportation
  7. Career Fair App

University-Wide Career Fair Schedule

Use the Recruiter Connect Plus app to help you navigate the RIT Career Fair! Available on the App Store or Google Play.

 

Registered Employers: please make change/update requests with Mary Lynn Sturnick at mlsoce@rit.edu or call 585-475-5597.

Be sure to check out all the events centered around our career fair!

Career Fair Schedule (Gordon Field House)

8:00 a.m. Employer Check-in and Set-up begins
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Continental breakfast available in Reception Room (2nd floor, Gordon Field House)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Floor open for student/alumni and employer interaction
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Please enjoy lunch served in the Reception Room on 2nd floor (only water is allowed on Field House floor)
4:00 p.m. Career Fair ends and tear down begins

Interview Day Schedule (Gordon Field House)

Your schedule for Interview Day should be comprised of candidates you met during the Career Fair. Please leave a copy of your Interview Day Schedule with us before you leave the Career Fair.

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast for Employers in Reception Room
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Student Interviews (start time may be earlier by employer preference)
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch available in Reception Room

Events For Recruiters

Affinity Reception

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
4:00-6:00 p.m.
RIT Gordon Field House

The objective of the Affinity Reception is to bring together RIT special interest affinity groups and employers who are committed to recruiting a diverse and talented workforce. This will prove critical in the success of global businesses now and in the future. Typically the event last about two hours and gives students an opportunity to talk with employers prior to the career fair. Student groups will set up tables, and employers will walk around and interact with students. (It’s almost like a reverse career fair) Some of the groups that attend include: American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Women in Engineering (WE@rit), Women in Technology (WIT), Women in Computing (WIC), and RIT GLBTQIA Alliance and others.
Contact name/questions: Diedra Livingston, djloce@rit.edu

Neurodiversity Information Session & Networking Event

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
6:00-7:30 pm Neurodiversity Information Session & Networking Event
Center for Campus Life - Reading Room

6:00-6:30 pm: Information Session for new Neurodiversity Hiring Initiative at RIT

6:30-7:30 pm: An opportunity to network with RIT students on the Autism Spectrum

For more information, contact: Janine Rowe, jmroce@rit.edu

 

 

RIT Performance Teams Open House

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Brinkman Hallway & Team Rooms - 2nd Floor - Follow the signs!

See the following all in one location!

RIT Aero Design Team
RIT Electric Vehicle (EVT) Team
RIT Clean Snowmobile SAE Team
RIT Baja SAE Team
RIT Formula SAE Team
RIT HOTWheelz Formula SAE Electric Team

Stop by to visit and stay as long as you can - hope to see you there!

Co-sponsored by the RIT Office of Career Services & Cooperative Education

 

Shipping

 

Prior to the Career Fair

If you plan to ship your display materials in advance, please plan to have your materials arrive no earlier than 2 weeks prior to the event and no later than the day prior to the event.
Please use the following address:

RIT Career Fair/COMPANY NAME
Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services
335 John Street
Rochester, NY 14623
ATTN: David Travaglini
585-475-2124

Shipped materials will be delivered to your booth the morning of the Career Fair. Please DO NOT send packages to The Gordon Field House.

After the Career Fair

Have return shipping labels filled out and ready to place on all packages you wish to ship back after the Career Fair. These items will be shipped out the morning after the Career Fair, provided that all necessary information is included on the shipping label.

If you are sending a messenger service to retrieve your booth/display, you may direct them to:

Rochester Institute of Technology
Gordon Field House
149 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

Parking

On-campus parking for this event is at a premium. We ask you to consider utilizing hotel shuttle service where possible and not rental cars.  A limited number of spaces are available in D Lot.  We ask that you do not park in any spots labeled RESERVED.  Once D Lot has reached capacity, you will be directed to G or H Lot. You are able to drop materials at the Field House and then proceed to G or H Lot.  We will run a shuttle from G and H to the Field House.

RIT Campus Maps and Directions

Career Fair Layout

Here is a map of a typical career fair layout.

Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience, here is a list of hotels that are near RIT.

Transportation

Taxi Information

Uber and Lyft ride services are now available in Rochester. Uber and Lyft stand is located outside the main entrance to the Field House.

Also, you can call ahead for Taxi Services in Rochester. Here are a few to consider:

Airport Taxi Rochester, NY  585-957-2470
Apple Transport  585-427-7330
Park Avenue Taxi  585-851-1888
Rochester Airport Transportation  585-369-6667
Rochester Cab Taxi Service  585-353-9556
Rochester Taxi and Brighton Cab  585-435-6955

Career Fair App!

Use the Recruiter Connect Plus app to help you navigate the RIT Career Fair! Available on the App Store or Google Play.

Contact

RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Phone: 585.475.2301
Email: ritcareerfair@rit.edu