Job Fairs & Events

Whether you recruit for business and industry, government, education, or a non-profit organization, job fairs can help you meet many qualified candidates in a brief period of time. Job fairs are the ideal setting to recruit students for part-time, full-time, internship and co-op positions.

For a sampling of who attends our Career Fest & S.E.T. (Science, Engineering & Technology) Fairs click here.

If you have any questions regarding Career Center events, please contact: Shanae Giles at (803) 777-5060 or  LaTasha Saunders at (803) 777-3180. 

Upcoming job fairs and career-related events we offer include:       

Fall 2016 Job Fairs & Events

  • Opportunity Knocks Part-time Job FairAugust 17, 2016 (during Welcome Week)
    For students interested in part-time work-study or non-work study positions on or off campus

  • Career Fest Fall - September 27, 2016
    For students and alumni interested in non-technical positions


  • Science, Engineering & Technology (S.E.T.) Fair Fall - September 27, 2016
    For students and alumni interested in technical positions


  • Fall Etiquette Dinner - October 18, 2016
    For students interested in learning about professional dining etiquette
  • Health Professions Fair - October 24, 2016
    For students and alumni interested in nursing, physical therapy, public health, and social work positions
  • Pharmacy Day - November 7, 2016
    For students and alumni interested in pharmacist positions


  • Graduate & Professional School Fair- November 10, 2016
    For students and alumni interested in learning about graduate and professional school opportunities

  Spring 2017 Job Fairs & Events

  • Career Fest Spring- January 2017
    For students and alumni interested in non-technical positions

  • Science, Engineering & Technology (S.E.T.) Fair Spring- January 2017
    For students and alumni interested in technical positions

  • Spring Etiquette Dinner- February 2017
    For students interested in learning about professional dining etiquette

  • Education Recruitment Day - February 2017
    For students and alumni interested in working in K-12 educational institutions

  • SEC & ACC Virtual Career Fair - April 2017
    For students and alumni from SEC and ACC schools interested in full-time and internship positions

STEPS TO PARTICIPATE:

Register online through Handshake (early July). For Handshake support click here.

1) Create an account in Handshake, our online recruiting system: www.sc.edu/career  (click on the "Employers" tab under the Handshake logo).

2) If you are a new employer or contact, your Handshake profile will be reviewed and approved within 72 hours.

3) Once you are approved, click on the "Fairs" link on the left navigation bar of your Handshake dashboard to register.

Register online through Handshake TODAY!  For Handshake support click here.

Job Fair Sponsorship Opportunity: Demonstrate your commitment to the University of South Carolina, the Career Center and our students through job fair sponsorship.  Available for the S.E.T. Fair and Career Fest job fairs only, the job fair sponsorship fee is in addition to the fair registration fee and provides prime table location and added publicity.  For details on job fair sponsorship and the Career Center's Partnership Program see www.sc.edu/career/partnership.html.

If you have any questions regarding Moore School of Business events, please see http://mooreschool.sc.edu/careermanagement/foremployers.aspx or contact the Moore School of Business Career Management Office at (803) 777-5042.