2017-2018 Career Fairs

The event schedule provides opportunity for students and alumni to connect with employer partners on campus. For more information, click on each event listed below.


Career and Internship Fair, Memorial Union
March 22, 2018, 2 pm – 5 pm,

New this year, CareerFest is a two-day career fair held in the Memorial Union that will give students the opportunity to network with businesses and organizations from both non-profit and profit sectors regarding full-time, part-time, internship, and volunteer positions for permanent, summer, and fall employment. May 2018 graduates are encouraged to attend both days. Plan to attend our Boot Camp on 3/1/18 at 4:30pm in Beaupre 105, especially if you need to polish your resume, cover letter, and/or networking skills.

Careers for the Common Good – Volunteer, Internship, & Job Fair

September 18, 2017, 11am – 3pm Quadrangle

This fair is a great time to for Non Profit Agencies, Community Partners, and National Service Programs to educate URI students and recruit for new volunteers, interns, or employees. Attendees are welcome to visit with dozens of community agencies and learn how to become engaged in the community! Representatives will provide information about their organizations and a wide range of issue areas including: Environment, Education, Health, Safety, Political Engagement (including information on how to register to vote), National Service, Human Services, and more!

Engineering and Tech Fair

October 4, 2017, 11am – 3pm Ryan Center

The University of Rhode Island Engineering and Technology Career Fair is a collaborative effort between the College of Engineering and the Center for Career and Experiential Education. The fair provides students with the opportunity to speak with undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, administrators, staff and alumni from the College of Engineering as well as other technical majors on campus. On average 600 plus candidates interested in obtaining full time, part-time and internship opportunities attend the fair. The University of Rhode Island graduates students in December, May and August. Boot Camp: 9/27 at 4:30pm in Beaupre 105

Pharmacy Interview Day

Thursday October 5, 2017, 9am – 4pm Second Floor Pharmacy

The Pharmacy Interview Day, co-sponsored by the College of Pharmacy and the Center for Career and Experiential Education, provides you the opportunity to interview 5th and 6th year PharmD. degree candidates as well as speak with faculty, staff and administrators from the College of Pharmacy about your organization and the opportunities that exist. On average 50 candidates interested in obtaining full-time, part-time, internship and residency opportunities in the Pharmacy field submit their resume online to registered employers who in past years conducted over 75 pre-scheduled 30 minute interviews all within one day.

Student Information

health industries fair

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 2pm – 4pm First Floor CBLS Building

This is the first year for the Health Industries Fair. It provides a networking opportunity for students to learn about internship and job opportunities in different health related industries in addition to direct care fields. Students with interests in Health Studies, Kinesiology, Nutrition, Psychology, Human Development and Family Studies, Health Insurance and Policy, Speech/Language Pathology, and Communicative Disorders are encouraged to attend.

Employer Information

fall career and internship fair

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 11am – 2:00pm MU Union Ballroom

The Fall Internship and Job Fair provides you with the opportunity to speak with many employers, both profit and non-profit, who have full-time, part-time, internship and volunteer positions available for Winter, Spring, and Summer 2018. December graduates are encouraged to attend. This fair is open to students and alumni from any college or university. Boot Camp: 11/1 at 4:30pm in Beaupre 105

cels networking & career fair

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, 12pm – 3:30pm CBLS

The College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) is partnering with the Center for Career and Experiential Education and Alumni Relations to host the College of the Environment and Life Sciences Career Fair. During this time, CELS Alumni along with employers in the science, environmental, and energy fields will be coming together to network and connect with students.  Students involved with the Coastal, Energy, and Science and Engineering Fellows Programs will also be presenting their research posters from 2-3:30pm.  These events are open to all students with an interest in the science, environmental, and energy field areas.

Think Big We Do

Copyright © 2018 University of Rhode Island.