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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: Gordon Dining & Event Center (770 W. Dayton St.)
  • Multiple Dates: Facilities fit 100 employers, so we have multiple days to accommodate all. Pick ONE date to attend.
  • Fair Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Fee: $795-995 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 Career Connection.
  • Table: Six foot table with table cloth.
  • Interviews: Limited space is available the day after fair participation. Expo style interview space will be available - no private rooms. Reserve in myECS.
  • Civil/Geo Engineering Job Fair

    In fall 2015 due to space limitations at Union South, we offered this fair. We do not have the same limitations at Gordon Dining & Event Center. We will not offer this fair in 2016. Civil employers are encouraged to attend the 9/28 date, but may attend any date that works for their schedule.

    Fall Engineering Career Connection- September 19 (M), 21 (W), 28 (W), 2016

    Sonata Room - Gordon Dining and Event Center - Dayton Street. 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, 2016. No refund is given after this date.

    Event details - Hotels, Parking, Shipping, etc. Major Madison event also this week, so hotels will be very limited. Book VERY early and/or look at surrounding communities.

    While visiting campus, consider participating in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department annual golf outing on Sept. 16 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 22 at the Kohl Center. More info.

    Spring Engineering Career Connection - January 31 & February 2, 2017

    Registration is available in myECS beginning November 1.

    LOCATION - Gordon Dining & Event Center, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    TO REGISTER: Log in to your myECS account and go to VISITS on the main menu. You will see an option for CAREER FAIR VISIT. NOTE: Employers attend only one of the dates.

    Details for 2016 regarding parking, hotels, etc. are available here. Interview space available, expo style, on Feb 1 & 3 at Gordon Dining & Event Center.

    Cancellation deadline for refund is January 15, 2017.

    ECS Co-sponsored Career Fairs

    UW STEM Job Fair - April TBD, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 PM, ECB Lobby

    Registration begins mid February, 2017. 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.