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ECS Sponsored Engineering Career Fairs---

Career Connection: 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: Varsity Room at Union South, 1308 W Dayton St
  • Multiple Dates: Varsity fits 100 employers, so we have multiple days to accommodate all. Pick ONE date to attend.
  • Fair Time: 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • 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
  • Table: Eight foot table with table cloth
  • Interviews: Limited space is available the day after fair participation. Organizations must be 300 miles or more from campus. (Expo style interview space will be available - contact ECS Office.)
  • PhD Job Fair

    September 3, 1-4 p.m., Engineering Centers Bldg Lobby. 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 Engineering Job Fair

    September 23, 5-8 p.m., Engineering Centers Bldg Lobby. Recruiting for civil focused organizations. Registration begins on July 1. Limit to 50 organizations. Refund cancellation deadline of 9/1/15.

    Fall Engineering Career Connection- September 28-30, 2015

    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 2014 - Hotels, Parking, Shipping, etc.

    A reception for PhD recruiters and graduating PhD students will be in August. A Women in Engineer Reception will be on Sept XX at 5:30 p.m. (Women only.) Both receptions will be at Hotel Red. RSVP via email to John Archambault at for either event.

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

    NOTE: The Business Career Center, CALS Career Services, and L&S Career Services office will host a fair on September XX 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.