Civil Engineering Career Fair

RIT's Civil Engineering and Construction Industry Career Fair brings together students interested in the civil engineering and construction industries and industry experts to connect regarding co-op
and full-time opportunities.

By the Numbers


Students and alumni participated in fall 2022


Employers participated in fall 2022


Representatives recruited in fall 2022

Date and Time

An aerial view of students talking to company representatives at a career fair.

Civil Engineering and Construction Industry 
Career Fair

October 12, 2023
1-4 p.m.
Gene Polisseni Center

Interview Day

There will be an optional Interview Day on October 13, 2023, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Bausch and Lomb Center open to employers attending the career fair. Employers may set up individual interviews with students during the career fair.

Student Information

A list of companies attending and current job postings will be available in Career Connect and the Symplicity Jobs and Careers App. 

Get ready for the career fair by checking out our Career Fair Survival Guide with information on resume reviews, preparing an elevator pitch, and more. 

Interpreting Services: Students are responsible for requesting interpreting services. To submit requests, visit

Employer Information


Register for the Civil Engineering and Construction Industry Career Fair through Career Connect. A career services coordinator will work with your company to determine whether the event is a good fit or if other recruiting options would be better suited for the needs of your company. Please contact Maureen Thompson at in you have any questions.

Registration for this event opens on July 1, 2023.


The registration fee is $275 for the fair and includes a skirted table, two recruiters, a six-foot skirted table, and lunch for attending representatives. Additional representatives are $75 per person, up to six representatives. The optional Interview Day registration fee is $25 per representative.

Health and Safety

Visit the RIT Ready website for up-to-date health and safety information.

Event Schedule

Career Fair

Polisseni Center
11:30 a.m. – Doors open
12-1 p.m. – Lunch
1-4 p.m. – Career fair

Optional Interview Day

Bausch and Lomb Center
8:30 a.m. – Building opens
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Interviews
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:30-4 p.m. – Interviews

Credit Card

We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover only. A link for your payment will be provided once your registration is confirmed.
RIT Federal ID #   16-0743140
RIT Tax Exempt # EX-119421

  • If a company cancels their Career Fair Registration 30 days or more before the event, their credit card will be reimbursed through the Nelnet system. 
  • If cancellation requests are received within 30 days or less of the event, fees will not be refunded.

Before Fair

If you plan to ship your display materials in advance, 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.

It is advised to track your packages a few days before the event to assure their arrival. Pre-addressed shipping labels (Avery #5168) can be downloaded here, otherwise copy and paste the address below.

Ship to the following address:

RIT Civil Engineering Career Fair/INSERT COMPANY NAME
Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
335 John Street
Rochester, NY 14623
ATTN: Maureen Thompson

Shipped materials will be delivered to your booth the morning of the career fair. Please DO NOT send packages to the Gene Polisseni Center.

After 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
Gene Polisseni Center
200 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

A parking pass has been emailed to event registrants. Please use one pass per company and plan to carpool. Parking is very limited.

Drop off your materials at Gene Polisseni Center. Park in U Lot until spots are full. Overflow parking is in C Lot, next to Grace Watson Hall. 

To get from C Lot to Polisseni Center, there is a walking path behind the dining hall (Grace Watson) and through the trees OR we have a shuttle van. Shuttle Phone Number: 585-475-5473

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Employer check-in and set-up begins at 11:30 a.m. Tables are not pre-assigned. It will be first-come, first-served. There are some electrical outlets, which are also first-come, first-served.

Alumni Information

Did you know RIT alumni have full access to RIT career fairs and Career Connect? Whether you graduated four months ago or five years ago, employers are excited to meet RIT Tigers from all years of experience. Check in with your RIT ID at registration and network with employers, students, and other alumni.

Contact Us

Feel free to reach out by email.

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