Need help navigating large career fairs like the Career Expo? You can use Handshake! Just go to the specific event or career fair page within the Handshake website and you’ll have access to the attending employers list, each employer table number, and the fair map!
Employers: if you are interested in registering for an event, register for it in Handshake!
Career Services Major Events:
Career Readiness Week
Held in the fall and spring prior to each Career Expo, Career Readiness Week provides students with the opportunity to meet with employers and learn more about resumes, interviewing and other career prep topics. Employers are available to critique resumes and offer practice interviews, Lunch and Learns and other workshops are available all week long. This event is designed to better prepare students for success at Career Expo. Students are encouraged to sign-up in advance, all employer meetings will need an RSVP via Handshake.
Held in the fall and spring, this event provides the opportunity for employers to discuss internship, career, and employment opportunities with UCF students and alumni.
Statewide Job Fair
Joint effort from all Florida universities to provide the opportunity to Florida students to meet with employers and discuss internship, career, and employment opportunities.
Visit Florida Career Centers for more information.
Multicultural and First Generation Knights Networking Reception
Held in the spring semester, the evening prior to the Career Expo, this event gives students the opportunity to connect with employers who are attending the Career Expo the next day. Students can learn more about the companies and begin building a network.
Education Career Fair
Held in the fall and spring, this event provides the opportunity for district and private schools to meet with UCF teacher candidates regarding employment opportunities.
Graduate & Professional Schools Fair
Provides students wanting to study beyond their bachelor’s degree the opportunity to meet with representatives of graduate, law and professional schools nationally and abroad.
Job Shadow Program
The Job Shadow Program, held during the winter and spring breaks, offers students the opportunity to shadow an employer in their professional area of interest to learn more about the career field as well as the organizations culture, products and services. Employers click here.
Public Service Career Showcase
Held in the spring, this event provides nonprofit & public service organizations with the opportunity to discuss career, hands on experience, and employment opportunities with UCF students and alumni.
Volunteer at a Career Event
Why volunteer? Volunteering is a great way to enrich your future. There are many benefits to volunteering, including:
- Career exploration opportunities
- Exposure to new and emerging occupations and professions
- Develop leadership skills and experience
- Networking opportunities, make new friends and social contacts
- Chance to be creative and identify with a cause
- Identify with a cause
- Be a resource and a mentor
- Learn about community
- Use your skills and experience
If you would like to volunteer for events, simply print a form below, complete it, and return the form to the Career Services office.