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Career Fairs

General Information

Each fair is open to all University of Kentucky students and alumni.

A career fair is a great chance to meet prospective employers and to learn more about career options in your field. Students who attend a career fair as early as their freshmen or sophomore year - report increased confidence in their ability to interact with employers and communicate their accomplishments. Juniors and seniors land interviews for valuable internships and full-time jobs through contacts made at career fairs.

More than 500 employers have attended career fairs at the University of Kentucky! National employers such as Cummins, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fifth Third Bank, General Electric, Target, PriceWaterhouseCooper to name a few regularly attend the career fairs. Career fairs are outstanding opportunities for you to meet and talk with employer representatives right here on campus!

  • Explore career opportunities associated with your major.
  • Learn about current internships, co-ops, and jobs.
  • Receive career advice from recruiters.
  • Obtain an interview with an employer.
  • Expand your network of professional contacts for the future.

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Fall 2016 Career Fairs

  • Wednesday, August 31: Part-time Jobs Fair (Whitehall Classroom Building Foyer)
  • Friday, September 9: Accounting Internship and Career Fair (Gatton College of Business, Woodward Hall )
  • Wednesday, September 21: Agriculture Career Fair (E.S. Goodbarn)
  • Tuesday, September 27:  Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair (Memorial Coliseum)
  • Wednesday, September 28: Business and Internship Career Fair (Gatton College of Business - Atrium)
  • Monday, October 3: Graduate and Professional Showcase (Memorial Coliseum)
  • Thursday, October 27: Nursing and Health Sciences Education Fair (UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion A)