Career Events

Fall 2021 Career Fairs

Employers can connect with UW-Madison students and recent alumni at a variety of talent and recruiting events. Fall 2021 career events are posted below; we will add additional events as they are announced.

As of now, UW–Madison career fairs are planned to have both virtual and in-person components. For the latest guidance on campus operations relative to COVID-19, visit UW–Madison’s COVID Response website.

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September 9, 10, 13-15, 2021: Engineering Career Fair (in-person)

The College of Engineering Career Fair supports companies seeking UW-Madison students and alumni at the co-op, summer intern, graduating BS, MS, & PhD levels, as well as professional and experienced alumni, with majors in all engineering disciplines, computer sciences, physics & other STEM fields.

In-person Engineering Career Fair (1 – 7 pm Central each day):

Thu, September 9, 2021
Fri, September 10, 2021
Mon, September 13, 2021
Tues, September 14, 2021 (will open if needed)
Wed, September 15, 2021 (will open if needed; note: Yom Kippur begins September 15)

As of July 1, employer registration is now open for Fall 2021 career fairs. For more information, visit the Engineering Career Fair page or email John Archambault, Director of Engineering Career Services, at john.archambault@wisc.edu.

September 17, 2021: Engineering Career Fair (virtual)

The College of Engineering Career Fair supports companies seeking UW-Madison students and alumni at the co-op, summer intern, graduating BS, MS, & PhD levels, as well as professional and experienced alumni, with majors in all engineering disciplines, computer sciences, physics & other STEM fields.

Virtual Career Fair (11 am – 4:30 pm Central):

Friday, September 17, 2021

As of July 1, employer registration is now open for Fall 2021 career fairs. For more information, visit the Engineering Career Fair page or email John Archambault, Director of Engineering Career Services, at john.archambault@wisc.edu.

September 20, 2021: Public Service Career Fair (in-person)

Public Service Fair
September 20 / 3pm – 6pm
In-Person: Gordon Dining & Event Center

Find out more.

September 28-30, 2021: UW–Madison Career & Internship Fair (virtual and in-person)

UW–Madison will hold a hybrid in-person/virtual Fall Career & Internship Fair September 28 – 30, 2021.

Virtual Career Fair

Handshake Career Fair Platform
September 28 | 3:30-7:30pm
Register on Handshake
Virtual Fair FAQs

In-person Career Fair

Gordon Dining and Event Center
September 29 & 30 | 3:30-7:30pm
Register for day 1
Register for day 2

Employers have the option to register for the virtual Fair and one day of the in-person Fair on campus. Due to limited space, employers will not be able to register for both in-person Fair days.

Registration will remain open until each event is full, or two weeks before date of the fair. Please note attendance for most of our virtual fairs will not exceed 75 companies per Fair. Early registration is highly encouraged. A Handshake account is required for all Fairs.

Find out more.

October 6, 2021: Science, Health & Research Career Fair (virtual)

Science, Health & Research Fair

October 6 / 4pm – 7pm
Virtual via Handshake

Find out more.

Virtual events are held using Handshake. Handshake offers detailed guidance for employers, including a Virtual Career Fair training webinar.