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Our Fall 2022 Engineering Career Fair is in-person on Tuesday, September 20 and Virtual on Wednesday, September 21. Our Spring 2023 Engineering Career Fair is Virtual on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

Students dress for success at the Engineering Career Fair.

Fall 2022 In-Person and Virtual NC State Engineering Career Fairs, Spring 2023 Virtual Engineering Career Fair

Our Fall 2022 Engineering Career Fair is In-Person on Tuesday, September 20 and Virtual on Wednesday, September 21. Our Spring 2023 Engineering Career Fair is Virtual on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

How To Prepare

Career Fair In-Person

  • NC State students may enter the In-Person event at 9:30 am on Tuesday, September 20.
  • Non-NC State attendees may enter the In-Person event at 10:30 am on Wednesday, September 21.

Post Registration and Appointment/Interview Tips

  • Check ePACK for job postings.
  • If you schedule a meeting in the Virtual Event, it will be virtual via Career Fair Plus or the platform of recruiter’s choice.
  • Apply online if requested by employers.
  • Dress professionally: business casual (interns/co-ops), traditional interview (new grads). Set up your virtual environment ahead of time. Be sure and include your phone number in case your internet connection is interrupted during the interview.
  • Be sure to get the contact info of the person who interviews you. This info is not available after your interview.
  • Attend NC State Engineering Career Fair Team Office Hours. These will be publicized near the time of the event.
  • Help employers get to know you and what you have to offer (your strengths and interests).
  • Show interest and enthusiasm – ask questions.
  • Employers will have the resume that you uploaded to your Career Fair Plus account. They may ask you to apply online.
  • Thank them for their time, state your interest and ask about the next steps in the process.
  • Jot a few notes to remember details of important conversations
  • Email a brief thank you note to employers of interest. Let them know what steps you’ve taken (applied online, requested an interview), and attach a copy of your resume.
  • Save recruiter contact info for the future and follow up when appropriate.

Participating Companies

The Engineering Career Fair provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of industries to meet with engineering students interested in working for their companies.

Look who’s coming! See our Participating Companies.

Need Resume or Interviewing Tips?

Learn How To Succeed At The Career Fair Today!

Getting Prepared

You are strongly encouraged to seek out and take advantage of the many resources available to engineering students through the Career Development Center.

Please dress professionally and ensure your virtual environment is professional.

  • Career Fair Checklist
    Know what to do before, during and after the fair to maximize your success.
  • ePACK
    Set up your ePACK account before the fair. Employers use ePACK to post internships, entry-level jobs, information sessions, and virtual interviews associated with the fair.
  • Co-op Orientation
    Attend a co-op orientation beforehand so that you are prepared to discuss co-op opportunities with companies at the fair.
  • Career Guide
    Refer to this indispensable resource — a student favorite — to view the 4-year career plan, sample resumes, interview guidelines and tips for success on the job.
  • Talk to the Career Center’s Professional Staff.

Volunteering

Interested in Volunteering for the NC State Engineering Career Fair?

Student volunteers at the 2014 Engineering Career Fair

This is a great opportunity to become more involved with the college, get face time with companies and make valuable connections. If you are interested in volunteering for the NC State Engineering Career Fair, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Sign-Up Sheet (linked below), and you will be contacted before the upcoming NC State Engineering Career Fair with more specifics.

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