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Career Services provides a full range of programs to directly link employers with Cal Poly students and alumni. We offer employers a range of opportunities to connect and network with students and build invaluable relationships on-campus. Attending a career fair is one of the most effective ways for you to gain visibility and maximize your recruiting potential. We would like to help you maintain a strong visible presence on-campus and interact with students face-to-face.

Career Services Career Fairs

All dates are subject to change.

For questions or additional information on any of the Career Services Career Fairs listed below, please contact Soukita Thipsouvanh at 805-756-6094 or Katie McGuire at 805-756-5915.

 

How Do You Register for a Career Fair?

  1. Log into MustangJOBS, powered by Handshake (please see special instructions for first-time MustangJOBS, powered by Handshake users below).
  2. On the left-side navigation bar, click on "Fairs."
  3. Search for "Cal Poly" in the search bar and click on the career fair that you would like to register for.
  4. Once you complete the career fair registration, our office will need to review the details you provided.
  5. Within 3 business days you should expect an invoice from us. Please note that your registration is not complete until payment is made and job descriptions are posted and approved. You may view your registration at any time and leave comments for us with questions about status.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT REGISTRATION FOR FIRST-TIME HANDSHAKE USERS:

For first-time users, you will need to create your personal account and link to your employer's Handshake page before you can register for the fair. (This is a one-time-only process.)

  1. Go to http://calpoly.joinhandshake.com
  2. Click on "Sign up for an Account" under the Handshake logo and then select "Employer" on the resulting page.
  3. To create your personal account, enter your information, email address, and create a password. Handshake will send you a confirmation email to verify your credentials.
  4. Check your email and click the link to confirm your account.
  5. Back in Handshake, follow the steps to set up your account, search for your employer and link to that account. (If your organization is not in Handshake, you will create its employer page.) Students and alumni will see these pages when searching in the system. You can also request access to Cal Poly during the sign-up process, notifying us that you would like to post jobs with us in the future.
  6. After you link to your employer or create your employer's account, you'll be on the home page of Handshake. On the left-side navigation bar, click on "Fairs." Search for "Cal Poly" on the resulting Career Fairs page, and click on our career fair to complete registration.

2016 - 2017 CAREER SERVICES CAREER FAIRS


Computing Career Fair - Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Online registration begins August 16, 2016

The Computing Career Fair is a unique recruiting event for companies interested in connecting with Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, and Information Systems students.

 

Fall Career Fair - Wednesday, October 12 & Thursday, October 13, 2016

Online registration begins August 17, 2016

Recruit students from all majors for career, internship, and co-op positions.

 


Construction Management Career Fair - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Online registration begins September 13, 2016

Co-sponsored with the Construction Management department, the Construction Management Career Fair is a unique recruiting event for companies interested in connecting with Construction Management students.

 


Winter Career FairWednesday, January 25 & Thursday, January 26, 2017

Online registration begins November 30, 2016

Recruit students from all majors for career, internship, and co-op positions.

 

Local Career Fair - Thursday, February 2, 2017

Online registration begins December 8, 2016

Recruit students from all majors for career, internship, and co-op positions. Open to companies located in San Luis Obispo County or Northern Santa Barbara County only.

 

Packaging Career Fair - Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Online registration begins August 22, 2016

Co-sponsored with the Orfalea College of Business Industrial Technology and Packaging, the Packaging Career Fair is a unique recruiting event for companies interested in connecting with Industrial Technology and Packaging students. 

 

Architecture & Environmental Design Career Fair - Thursday, February 16, 2017

Online registration begins December 19, 2016

This is a unique, targeted recruiting event for companies interested in connecting with Architectural Engineering, Architecture, City & Regional Planning, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, and Transportation Planning students. 

 

Construction Management Career Fair - Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Online registration begins December 19, 2016

Co-sponsored with the Construction Management department, the Construction Management Career Fair is a unique recruiting event for companies interested in connecting with Construction Management students. 

 

Teacher Job Fair - Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Online registration begins February 9, 2017

This is a targeted recruiting event to recruit students interested in teaching.

 

Spring Career Fair - Wednesday, April 19 & Thursday, April 20, 2017

Online registration begins February 22, 2017

Recruit students from all majors for career, internship, and co-op positions.

 

2016 - 2017 CO-SPONSORED CAREER FAIRS & CAL POLY INDUSTRY EVENTS

 

Additional Cal Poly Career Fairs

Future in Finance Day - Friday, October 7, 2016

Hosted by Financial Management Association (FMA), the Futures in Finance Day is your chance to meet with finance related companies that are searching for candidates for career, co-op, and internship positions. 

Fall Symposium

Co-sponsored with the Cal Poly Accounting Club (CPAC), the Fall Symposium is a unique opportunity for large, regional, and Big 4 firms to get acquainted with Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and Industrial Technology students.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair - Friday, January 27, 2017

Hosted by the Society of Civil Engineers (SCE) and the Society of Environmental Engineers (SENVE), the Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair is a good opportunity to meet both Civil and Environmental Engineering students. 

Careers in Accounting Day - Friday, February 3, 2017

Co-sponsored with the Cal Poly Accounting Club (CPAC), the Careers in Accounting Day is a unique opportunity for large, regional, and Big 4 firms to get acquainted with Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and Industrial Technology students.

Biotechnology & Biomedical Engineering Career Day - January 30, 2017

This unique and targeted event is hosted in partnership with the Biotechnology & Biomedical Engineering departments for students who will be interested in meeting industry employers. 

Ag Showcase - January 19, 2017

Hosted by Cal Poly's Agribusiness Management and National Agri-Marketing Association Club, the AG Showcare provides students the opportunity to network with over 80 companies from a wide range of fields in the industry. 

Startup Career Fair - February 1, 2017

Hosted by Cal Poly's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and the Cal Poly Entrepreneurs Club this is the perfect opportunity for you to meet motivated individuals looking to join growing enterprises. For more information, please visit: www.cpentrepreneurs.com

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