University-Wide Career Fair

With more than 200 academic programs, RIT's University-Wide Career Fair is sure to provide employers with the talent they seek!

The RIT University-Wide Career Fair, sponsored by the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, offers our employer partners access to co-op as well as full-time candidates from our diverse portfolio of academic programs. Offered every fall and spring, this popular fair is open to all RIT students and alumni seeking co-op and full-time opportunities.

By the Numbers

3,120

Students and alumni attended in spring 2023

240

Employers participated in spring 2023

565

Representatives recruited in spring 2023

530

Interviews conducted on Interview Day in spring 2023

Date and Time

An aerial view of students talking with recruiters during a career fair in the Gordon Field House.

Spring 2024

University-Wide Career Fair 
Wednesday, March 6
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gordon Field House

Fall 2024

University-Wide Career Fair 
Wednesday, September 25
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gordon Field House

Interview Day 

There will be an optional Interview Day on March 7, 2024, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Gordon Field House open to employers attending the career fair. Employers may set up individual interviews with students during the career fair.

Student Information

A list of employers attending and current job postings will be available on RIT 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

Interpreting Services are provided for the University-Wide Career Fair. The interpreters are located on the first floor, by the field house check-in desk. 

Employer Information

Registration

Registration is now open for the spring University-Wide Career Fair through Career Connect. Career Services will work with your organization to determine whether this event is a good fit or if other options better support your recruiting goals.

Register Here

Fees

The registration fee is $650 for the fair and includes two recruiters, a six-foot skirted table, and breakfast and lunch for attending representatives. Additional representatives are $100 per person. Due to capacity restrictions, companies can only have a maximum of five representatives per booth. The optional Interview Day registration fee is $250 for two representatives and $75 for each additional representative.

Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice and is required to secure your space.

Credit Card

NON-REFUNDABLE
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 an employer 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.
  • Unless a cancellation notice is received 30 days or more before the event, employers with confirmed registrations are responsible for the registration fees regardless of attendance or payment status. Future RIT Career Services event attendance may be restricted until all outstanding balances have been received.

Optional Networking Events

Tuesday, March 5, from 5-7 p.m.
Gordon Field House Upper Mezzanine
Fees Apply

This event, sponsored by IDI Billing Solutions, brings together more than 20 RIT special interest affinity groups and employers who are committed to recruiting a diverse and talented workforce.

Tuesday, March 5, from 7-9 p.m.
Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) - Lower Level Atrium
No Fee

Meet with our engineering-based clubs and teams, including Aero Design Team, Electric Vehicle (EVT) Team, Clean Snowmobile Team, Baja SAE Team, Formula SAE Team, and HOTWheelz Formula SAE Hybrid Team. 

Wednesday, March 6, from 8-9 a.m.
Student Life Center - 1325 (Signs will be posted)
No Fee

Curious, creative, analytical, and tech-smart, RIT liberal arts graduates enter the workforce equipped with enduring skills employers’ value. Join us for breakfast and a presentation, hosted by the RIT College of Liberal Arts, to learn how our Bachelor of Science programs prepare grads with the skills Forbes reports are most in-demand—data literacy, creativity, curiosity, and a continuous learning mindset.

To sign up for these events, please modify your registration in Career Connect or email ritcareerfair@rit.edu.

Ship materials

Before Fair

If you plan to ship items, please do so no sooner than two weeks in advance and no later than five days prior to the event. It is advised to track your packages a few days before the event to ensure their arrival.

Pre-addressed shipping labels (Avery #5168) can be downloaded here, otherwise, you can ship your items to:

RIT Career Fair/INSERT COMPANY NAME
Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
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 Gordon Field House.

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.

Get Career Fair Ready!

Plan your trip

For your convenience, we have provided a list of hotels affiliated with RIT.

Looking to explore Rochester while you are here? Check out Visit Rochester to see suggestions for dining, things to do, and more!

Sign up for additional networking events

Maximize your time on campus and exposure to our students by attending additional networking opportunities. View the networking opportunities under Optional Networking Events. To sign up for these events, please modify your registration in Career Connect or email ritcareerfair@rit.edu.

Attract the talent you seek

Please review the list of majors in your registration to help direct the appropriate students/alumni to your tables. To view and/or change your registration, log in to Career Connect or contact your Career Services account manager

RIT has talented students across a variety of unique majors. Please view the full list of majors offered and be receptive to talking to students with similar skill sets.

Open to hiring international students? Please review your registration in Career Connect and confirm that your ability to hire international students is marked correctly.

Post job positions

One of the best ways to connect with the talent you seek is to post positions in advance of the career fair. Log in to Career Connect and select “Create Job Posting.” Please submit job positions at least one week prior to the fair to ensure they will be posted in Career Connect before the event.

Review/add representatives attending

Please make sure your registration includes the contact information of each representative who will attend the career fair. Log in to Career Connect to view and change your registration information. Registered representatives will be emailed a unique QR code for check-in.

Pay outstanding balances

To confirm your space at the career fair, outstanding balances must be paid one week prior to the fair. Outstanding balances can be paid at https://rit.edu/careerservices/payments. Should you need another copy of your invoice, please contact ritcareerfair@rit.edu. Since invoices come directly from our system, be sure to check your spam folder.

Ensure representatives can speak to your majors and job opportunities listed

Please review the majors listed for your organization with the representatives who will be in attendance. It is helpful for them to be aware of opportunities outside of the disciplines they may represent.

Get ready for check-in

A few days prior to the career fair, a QR code will be emailed to registered representatives. We ask that representatives have this QR code ready on their phones for admittance to the Gordon Field House.

Schedule of Events

Employers are welcome to arrive after 7:30 a.m. Due to security measures, doors will be locked until 7:30 a.m. and early arrivals will NOT be allowed into the facility.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Doors will open to students at 10 a.m. and the career fair will close at 4 p.m.

Parking

There is limited space available in D and N Lots near the Gordon Field House. Please do not park in any spots labeled RESERVED. Once D and N Lots have reached capacity, you will be directed to Lots G and H. Shuttles will run on a continuous loop from G and H Lots to the Gordon Field House. A campus map is available at maps.rit.edu.

Alumni Information

Did you know RIT alumni have full access to the 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

Questions?
Feel free to reach out to our office by email.

RIT Career Fair


ritcareerfair@rit.edu