National Labs Career Fair

National Labs Career Events 2020.  Virtual Career Weeks connect federally funded R&D Centers from all research areas and sponsoring agencies with students from all academic majors to share opportunities for co-ops, internships, research, and full-time.

Date and Time

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RIT Virtual Career Weeks

Week One:
September 22-25, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Week Two:
October 5-9, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Student Info

Access RIT's Virtual Career Weeks events by logging into Career Connect. Employers will have their information session listed as "Career Week" to simplify the student's search. This event is for RIT students and alumni only.

Interpreting Services: Unless otherwise noted, students are responsible for requesting interpreting services. To submit requests go to

Employer Info

Did you know?

  • RIT offers one of the largest and oldest co-op programs in the world. More than 4,400 students complete at least one co-op or internship assignment each year and are employed by more than 2,200 employers throughout the U.S. and abroad. Co-op/internship is one of the most effective means for employers to identify and acquire key talent.
  • RIT is the third producer of undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) degrees among all private universities in the nation.
  • RIT programs rank in the top 10 nationally in the following areas: computing security, film and animation, fine arts (glass, metals, and jewelry design), industrial design, online MBA, photography, and video game design.
  • RIT has award-winning programs in a host of uncommon disciplines: sustainability, medical illustration, microelectronic engineering, packaging science, museum studies, American Sign Language/English interpretation, and diagnostic medical sonography.
  • RIT has unique doctoral programs: RIT’s eight Ph.D. programs include astrophysics, color science, computing and information sciences, engineering, imaging science, mathematical modeling, microsystems engineering, and sustainability.


Register for RIT's Virtual Career Weeks through Career Connect. Employers can participate in this free event through these simple steps:

  1. Sign-in to Career Connect and create an Information Session under the Events tab.
  2. Selected Career Week under the Information Session Type and complete all of the required fields in the event.
  3. Ensure all jobs associated with your Career Weeks event are posted in Career Connect 

A Career Services Coordinator will work with your company to determine whether the RIT Career Weeks is a good fit, or if other recruiting options would be better suited for the needs of your company. During your registration call, the Career Services Coordinator will work with you to assign your company in specific tracks and the designated time for your presentation. 

Other Recruiting Options

  • Alumni Panel: Participate in a panel of alumni sharing their experiences and advice for working at a National Lab.
  • Resume Book: A resume book of students interested in National Labs will also be available upon request.
  • Virtual Interviews: Conduct virtual interviews with selected candidates throughout the semester.

For information and assistance with any of these options, contact Kris Stehler.

Alumni Info

Launch your career

Did you know as an RIT alumni, you have full-access to the RIT Virtual Career Weeks? Whether you graduated 4 months ago or 10 years ago, employers are excited to meet RIT Tigers from all years of experience. Log-in to Career Connect to get started. If you're having issues logging in as an alumni, go to our Career Connect page for more info. 


Kris Stehler

Mindy Blake

Maria Wiegand