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Job Fair Information
Whether you're looking to fill internship, co-op, or full-time positions, Career Fest is your chance to find talented USC students and alumni in fields such as business, arts & sciences, and retail. For more information about the services that are provided at the Career Center, visit www.sc.edu/career. Contact us should you have additional questions. Click on the following hyperlink to download Adobe Acrobat Reader
Job Fair Schedule
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Employer Unload and Registration
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch with College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management Faculty
(For employers who pre-registered for this particular lunch in JobMate.)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Career Fest Employer Buffet-Style Lunch
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Religious Holiday: In an effort to respect the faith traditions of all students, please be aware that the Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur, starts at sundown on September 22, 2015 and ends at sundown on September 23, 2015. The Career Center is sensitive to religious holidays and had to make the decision to host this event based on venue availability. Please contact Kristin Knopf at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to schedule an alternate interview day following the job fair. We are happy to accommodate your schedule requests.
Job Fair Fees
Job Fair Policies and Logistical Information
Refund/Cancellation Policy: All payments must be received no later than two (2) weeks prior to the career event. If an employer has not paid in full and/or cancels less than two (2) weeks prior to the event, the organization will be held responsible for the payment. All cancellations must be provided in writing by email to email@example.com. Future registrations for career events will not be allowed until the balance is paid. If an employer registers on or after the two-week period prior to the event, all payments must be paid in full at the time of registration. No refunds will be issued after September 8, 2015.
Tobacco Policy: Employers please be aware that beginning January 1, 2014, the University of South Carolina is tobacco free. Please review the University policy at http://www.sc.edu/policies/univ500.pdf for additional details about Tobacco Free USC.
Exhibit Parameters: All exhibits must be limited to the size of the 8' x 2.5' table. No vehicles or animals are allowed at the fair. All items for your display must be able to fit onto or behind your table. This will ensure that all employers have adequate space and students can navigate the fair in an efficient manner. If you are bringing printed materials, please bring 10 copies of enlarged print.
Parking Options: You will be provided a parking pass for the Park Street Garage when you check in on the day of the event. While the Career Center has reserved parking for you, we cannot guarantee that a spot will be available. We strongly suggest that you bring pocket change should you need to park in a metered spot. (1 quarter = 20 minutes)
ADA Accommodations: If you are in need of ADA accommodations such as but not limited to interpreters, captioning, or enlarged print, please contact Sandra Bray at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-777-1988 for assistance.
Hotel Information: The Career Center has a courtesy block of hotel rooms at the Hilton Columbia Center with a special conference rate. Call the hotel directly at 803-744-7800.
Job Fair Registration
Steps to Register: