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Computing Career Fair

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Online registration begins August 16, 2016
Event location: Chumash Auditorium, Building 65
Registration fees: $600 per table

You’re invited to join us for a unique recruiting event that gives employers the chance to interact directly with hundreds of highly sought-after computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, and information technology students. You will have the opportunity to meet with skilled prospective employees, collect resumes, and discuss career, summer, and internship opportunities. Attending the event is one of the most effective ways for you to gain visibility, maximize your recruiting potential and interact with students face-to-face. Employers must have open positions in order to attend. Job descriptions are required at the time of registration.

Registration Fee

The Career Fair registration fee is $600 per table. Basic registration fee includes:

  • One 5-foot round table with linen
  • Registration for three representatives
  • Event advertising: The Computing Career Fair will be advertised on campus electronic bulletin boards, in presentations to classes, in Mustang News ads, and on the Cal Poly Career Services' website home page.*
  • Job Posting: Opportunities are submitted to Career Services during the registration process and will be advertised on MustangJOBS four weeks before and two weeks after the Career Fair
  • Appetizers provided
  • On-campus parking
  • Shuttle service

*Please note that any registrations submitted after September 27, 2016 are not guaranteed company name publicity in event advertising and collateral.

Computing Career Fair Agenda

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Check-in, display set-up, and refreshments

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Open forum / networking with students

Request for Private Interview Rooms after the Career Fair

If you choose to interview the day after the career fair, you may reserve a private interview room. All reservations requested are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and must be requested the day of the career fair. There is a one room per company limit.

To reserve your next day interview room, please see the Career Services' Recruiting Staff on the morning of the Career Fair. They will be located at the main entrance table. Once you have secured your room, you will be provided with a blank interview schedule. You control your schedule and may add candidates throughout the day. Your final schedule must be given to Career Services' Recruiting Staff the morning of your interviews.

Career Fair Cancellation and Refund Policy

In the event that a company chooses to withdraw completely from the career fair, the following refund schedule will apply. Once you have been notified that your registration has been approved, the following cancellation policy is in effect: ​

Cancellations received two weeks before the event IN WRITING will receive a full refund minus $100.00. No refunds will be issued after the deadline date.
Employers with outstanding fees will be invoiced by Career Services. An invoice and two past-due invoices will be sent. The third notice will be the final notice. If the organization has not paid their account in full by the deadline date noted on the third notice, their account will be referred to the University to refer to a private collection agency. Organizations will be notified that their organization will be liable for the collections agency fee.
Organizations whose account is not paid in full will be required to pay for all past outstanding fees and pre-pay for the current fair they wish to attend. Employers with any outstanding fees will not be permitted to attend the fair until their account is paid in full. 

No Show Policy

Organizations that do not check-in by 6:30 p.m. on the day of the event will be considered a “no show." The table may be reassigned and the organization will be billed for the event. We cannot “roll over” the registration to another event or refund the fee. 

More Information

You can find more information regarding this event here: Additional Details

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