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Job Fair Information

Whether you're looking to fill internship or full-time pharmacist positions, Pharmacy Day is your chance to find talented USC students and alumni. 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, November 7, 2016
Capstone Conference Center
Campus Room
Columbia, SC 29208

Employer Unload and Registration
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pharmacy Day Fair
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Employer Buffet-Style Lunch
12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacy Day Interviews
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Job Fair Fees

Profit Organization:
Early bird registration - $450 until October 24, 2016 at midnight.
Late registration - $525 (October 25-November 7, 2016)

Non-Profit Organization:
Early bird registration - $300 until October 24, 2016 at midnight.
Late registration - $375 (October 25-November 7, 2016)

Additional Tables:
Please note that registration allows for up to 3 recruiters.  Each additional table is $290 and allows for another 3 recruiters.  Please indicate additional tables needed under the Quantity Fees section.

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 after 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:

  • Parking pass for surface lot (corner of Barnwell & Pendleton Streets)
  • Unloading and loading assistance
  • Continental breakfast and buffet-style lunch for up to 3 representatives
  • A 6' x 2.5' covered table and 2 chairs
  • Electrical outlet
  • 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.

Parking Options:  Employers may drop off at the entrance of the Capstone Conference Center.  Each registered employer will be allowed to park in the designed event block near the corner of Barnwell & Pendleton Streets.  While the Career Center has reserved parking for our employers, 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 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 Pharmacy Day is now OPEN!!!