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Information for Participating Companies


  1. Schedule
  2. Events For Recruiters
  3. Shipping
  4. Parking
  5. Hotel Accomodations
  6. Wireless Instructions
  7. Transportation


University-Wide Career Fair Schedule

RIT Spring 2019 Career Fair – Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A Career Services Coordinator will work with your company to determine whether the Institute-Wide Career fair is a good fit for you, or if other recruiting options would be better suited for the needs of your company.

The registration fee is $495 for the fair and includes two recruiters. Additional reps are $50 each.   If you wish to stay the next day to interview career fair candidates, the fee is $125 for 2 recruiters, and additional reps are $50 each.
Each table is 6ft long and will be skirted.

May be made by check or credit card only and are non-refundable.
RIT Federal ID # ... 16-0743140
RIT Tax Exempt # ... EX-119421

Paying by Credit Card
We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover only.
A link for your payment will be provided once your registration is confirmed.

Paying by Check
Make checks payable to: RIT Career Services
Send checks to:
Deborah Resch
Rochester Institute of Technology
Office of Co-op and Career Services
57 Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623

Typically one week prior to the career fair date.

Registered Employers: please make change/update requests by emailing our office at: or call 585-475-2301.
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 the 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

Saunders Networking Event

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Gordon Fieldhouse, Mezzanine level
We cordially invite you to our annual College of Business Networking Event!  This is your opportunity to meet, network and recruit our Juniors, Seniors, and Masters level students the evening before the campus-wide career fair. Refreshments will be served. 

Biomedical Engineering Open House

We are one of the newer programs on campus and are located in one of the newest buildings. Come find out what we are all about!  Light appetizers will be provided!
Wednesday, February 27th
5:00pm - 6:30pm, Institute Hall (Building 73), 3rd Floor
The Biomedical Engineering department, along with BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society) and the Career Services Office is sponsoring an Open House. This will be a great opportunity for you to come to learn more about our curriculum, our facilities, and our students.  Please join us! We would love to have you stop by!

Did you know? BMEs:

  • Excel in complex problem solving, math and statistics
  • Have strong lab skills, including wet bench and sterile technique
  • Are used to Gender parity - 48 / 52%              
  • Communicate very well in writing and verbally 
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary Senior Design
  • Have all the engineering and more science than other engineering majors
  • Program in MATLAB beginning year 1


RIT Performance Team Open House

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7:00 p.m. - 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 Team, RIT Baja SAE Team, RIT Formula SAE Team, RIT HOTWheelz Formula SAE Hybrid Team // Stop by to visit and stay as long as you can – hope to see you there! 

College of Science Networking Event

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Gordon Field House, Mezzanine Level

New this spring!  We cordially invite you to attend the College of Science Networking Event: your opportunity to meet, network and recruit our students the evening before the campus-wide career fair from the College of Science majors. This event offers attendees of our Spring Career Fair an opportunity to connect with students in our College of Science, and its six academic units:  Chemistry & Materials Science, Life Sciences, Imaging Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, and Integrated Sciences (including Color Science). 


With rigorous academic programs that balance fundamental skills, advanced theoretical work, and experiential learning opportunities – including research, students are exposed to open-ended problems with real-life applications and are well prepared for successful careers in the global marketplace.  Join representatives from College of Science student clubs and organizations to learn more about the skills and knowledge gained through our academic programs, and to network with and recruit our highly motivated students!

For more information, contact: Kris Stehler,



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:

Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services
335 John Street
Rochester, NY 14623
ATTN: David Travaglini

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


On-campus parking for this event is at a premium. We ask you to consider utilizing UBER, LYFT,  or a hotel shuttle service where possible and NOT rental cars.  A limited number of spaces are available in D Lot near the Gordon Field House.  We ask that you do not park in any spots labeled RESERVED.  Once D Lot has reached capacity, you will be directed to B Lot. Please drop materials at the Gordon Field House first and then proceed to B Lot. Shuttles will run on a continuous loop from B Lot to the Gordon Field House. Look for the White buses with the Career Fair sign in the window.

RIT Campus Maps and Directions

Career Fair Layout

Map of a typical fall or spring career fair. The actual layout will differ from fair to fair.

Hotel Accommodations

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

Wiress Instructions

Steps for access the Internet in the Field House:

  1. Connect your device to "RIT-Guest"
  2. Open your web browser on your device
  3. Enter your 10 digit mobile phone number
  4. Click on "I agree to RIT Terms" then you will receive a text message with a PIN # on your mobile phone
  5. Enter your 4-digit PIN on the web portal and click Validate PIN
  6. You will be connected to the RIT Wireless Network. After 24 hours, you will have to re-agree to RIT's Terms and Conditions

(Note: if you have accessed RIT's wireless network in the past, and have difficulty connecting, you may have to "forget this network" and follow the steps again)


Taxi Information

Uber and Lyft ride services are 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


RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Phone: 585.475.2301 (Please call if there is some urgency)