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ECS Sponsored Engineering Career Fairs---

Career Fair Basics

  • Recruiting Pool: co-op, summer intern, graduating professional and experienced alumni
    -- open only to UW-Madison students and alumni
  • Majors: Engineering, computer sciences, physics & other STEM
  • Location: Engineering Centers, 1550 Engineering Drive OR Varsity Room at Union South, 1308 W Dayton St
  • Multiple Dates: Facilities fit 100 employers, so we have multiple days to accommodate all. Pick ONE date to attend.
  • Fair Time: Varies by event.
  • Fee: $895 for a table with 3 representatives. Additional reps $100 ea. Must be paid prior or a $100 late fee is incurred. On-line payment by VISA, MASTERCARD, Discover or AMEX is encouraged.
  • Fuel: Meal dollars will be provided for use at the Union for Career Connection. Others will have appetizers.
  • Table: Six foot table. Provide your own table cloth.
  • Interviews: Limited space is available the day after fair participation. Organizations must be 200 miles or more from campus. (Expo style interview space will be available - no private rooms. Reserve in myECS.)
  • PhD Job Fair - September 3

    Engineering Centers Bldg Lobby, 1-4 p.m. Recruiting opportunity for PhDs in all engineering areas needed for intern and full-time hires. Registration begins on July 1 in myECS. Limit of 50 organizations. Cancellation deadline for refund 8/15/15.

    Civil/Geo Engineering Job Fair - September 23

    Engineering Centers Lobby, 5-8 p.m. Recruiting for civil/geo focused organizations. Registration begins on July 1. Limit to 50 organizations. Refund cancellation deadline of 9/1/15. Civil/Geo Fair details.

    Fall Engineering Career Connection- September 28-30, 2015

    Varsity Hall, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration is available in myECS beginning July 1. Log in to your myECS account and go to VISITS on the main menu. You will see an option for CAREER FAIR VISIT. Go to myECS for login.

    The cancellation deadline is September 1, 2015. No refund is given after this date.

    Event details for 2015 - Hotels, Parking, Shipping, etc.

    While visiting campus, consider participating in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department annual golf outing on Thu., Sept. 24 at Pleasant View Golf Course, Middleton. Details on-line.

    NOTE: The Business, Ag. & Life Sciences, and L&S career offices will host a fair on September 17 at the Kohl Center. More info.

    Spring Engineering Career Connection - February 1 & 3, 2016

    Registration is available in myECS beginning November 1. NEW LOCATION - GORDON COMMONS. Log in and go to VISITS on the main menu. You will see an option for CAREER FAIR VISIT. Go to myECS for login. Employers attend only one of the dates.

    Details for 2015 regarding parking, hotels, etc. are available here. Interview space available, expo style, on Feb 2 & 4 at Gordon Commons

    The cancellation deadline is January 1, 2016.

    ECS Co-sponsored Career Fairs---

    UW STEM Job Fair - April TBD, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 PM, ECB Lobby

    Registration begins February, 2016. A joint job fair offered by Engineering, Letters & Science, and Ag & Life Sciences. Event is coordinated by L&S Career Services. Registration through BuckyNet (not through your myECS account).

    There is NO fee for participating organizations. Register here on the L&S Career Services BuckyNet site (not myECS). Contact Angie White in L&S Career Services at with event questions.