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Job Fair Information

Whether you're looking to fill internship, co-op, or full-time positions, the Health Professions Fair is your chance to find talented USC students and alumni in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, public health, and social work. For more information about the services that are provided at the Career Center, visit Contact us should you have additional questions. Click on the following hyperlink to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Job Fair Schedule

Monday, October 24, 2016
Russell House University Union Ballroom
1400 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m..
Job Fair Fees

Profit Organization:
Early bird registration - $300 until October 10, 2016 at midnight.
Late registration - $375 (October 11 - October 24, 2016)

Non-Profit Organization:
Early bird registration - $150 until October 10, 2016 at midnight.
Late registration - $225 (October 11 - October 24, 2016)

Additional Recruiters:
Please note that registration allows for 2 recruiters.  Each additional recruiter is $25 and additional table is $50.  Please limit each table to 3 recruiters. 

Payment Options:
Payments may be submitted via check, VISA, Discover, MasterCard, or American Express.
USC's Federal Tax ID: 57-6001153

Job Fair Policies and Logistical Information

Employer Eligibility Policy to Use Career Center Services

Job Fair Policies

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 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 at or after the period of two weeks prior to the career event.

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 for additional details about Tobacco Free USC.

Employer Benefits:

  • A 6' x 2.5' covered table and 2 chairs
  • One (1) parking pass for surface lot (corner of Barnwell & Pendleton Streets)
  • Unloading and loading assistance
  • Buffet-style lunch for 1 representative
  • Wireless access

Exhibit Parameters: All exhibits must be limited to the size of the 6' 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.

ADA Accommodations: If you are in need of ADA accommodations such as but not limited to interpreters, captioning, or enlarged print, please contact Shanae Giles at or 803-777-5060 for assistance.

Hotel Information:  Columbia Hotel recommendations.

Job Fair Registration

Steps to Register:

  1. Create an account in Handshake, our online recruiting system.
  2. If you are a new employer or contact, your Handshake profile will be reviewed and approved. Your profile will be approved within 72 hours.
  3. Once you are approved, click on the "Fairs" link on the left bar of your Handshake homepage to register.

Registration for the Health Professions Fair is now OPEN!!!