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NC State’s Engineering Career Fair expects large crowd

Image of crowd at Engineering Career Fair

The spring 2020 NC State Engineering Career Fair will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus.

The biannual event is one of the largest career fairs of its kind in the nation and draws thousands of participants seeking full-time positions, co-op opportunities and internships. The career fair is not limited to NC State students and routinely draws students from other colleges and universities in North Carolina and from other states.

This spring’s career fair features 185 registered companies, university programs and government agencies representing energy, manufacturing, automotive, finance, insurance, software development and other sectors of the economy.

The Engineering Career Fair provides journalists with an important snapshot of the local, state and national economy. The fall version of the event stretches over two days and is held each October.

The NC State Engineering Career Fair is open to the public and is free of charge.

Date and time: Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Jane S. McKimmon Center at 1101 Gorman Street on the NC State campus in Raleigh.

Parking: Parking is available at The McKimmon Center and at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium with shuttle service to and from the event via the Yellow Line. Check to track the shuttle buses.

More information: Call 919-515-3263 or visit

Media contact: Brent Lancaster, Engineering Communications. 919-515-3848 or