Navigating STEM Fairs

Are you a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) major or interested in pursuing a career or internship in a STEM field? Let us help!

There are a number of upcoming fairs and events that are relevant for STEM students, so consider this page a resource to help you navigate the fairs and related events. Explore your options because each fair offers something different.

These fairs are open to all majors, but some are STEM-focused.

After you look through this page, check out some general tips to prepare for a career fair.

Fall Engineering & STEM Fair

Details

Day 1: September 11, 2019 from 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Day 2: September 16, 2019 from 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Day 3: September 18, 2019 from 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: Gordon Dining and Event Center

This STEM-focused fair will take place over three days, with a relatively even split of employers present on each day. Employers at this fair are very interested in Computer Science majors specifically within L&S.

Engineering Career Fair Maps/Name Tags

Get the employer location map, create a required name tag.

  • Sept 6 – 18, weekdays from 9 am – 4 pm.
  • Engineering Hall Lobby, 1415 Engineering Drive
  • Items NOT at the fair location, so obtain at Engineering Hall (L&S Majors get their nametags here too).

View Employers at the Fair and RSVP

Fair Highlights

300+ companies will be attending

118 of the companies mentioned an interest in L&S STEM-focused majors

80 of the 118 employers above specifically mentioned Computer Science majors

Fall Career & Internship Fair

Details

When: September 17, 2019 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Kohl Center

All current UW-Madison students (including first-year students) and recent alumni are encouraged to attend to connect with over 270 employers from around the world. This all-campus fair will feature employers from many various fields and industries.

Official Fair Website

View Employers at the Fair and RSVP

Fair Highlights

270+ companies will be attending

124 employers attending are interested in all majors

Employer Mock Interviews - Business

Details

When: September 24, 2019 – All day event
Where: SuccessWorks (3rd floor of the University Book Store)

Open to all students in L&S and CALS, employer mock interviews are as real as it gets, but without the stress or pressure of an actual interview. You’ll get to practice your interview skills and receive feedback from experienced real employers and alumni.

Event listing info + Reserve your spot here!

Event Highlights

45 minute mock interview sessions with real employers and alumni

No pressure to be perfect: this is meant to be practice and help you refine your skills

Employer Mock Interviews - Data & Technology

Details

When: October 14, 2019 – All day event
Where: SuccessWorks (3rd floor of the University Book Store)

Open to all students in L&S and CALS, employer mock interviews are as real as it gets, but without the stress or pressure of an actual interview. You’ll get to practice your interview skills and receive feedback from experienced real employers and alumni.

Check back for event listing info on Handshake.

Event Highlights

45 minute mock interview sessions with real employers and alumni

No pressure to be perfect: this is meant to be practice and help you refine your skills

Computer Science Fair

Details

When: October 15, 2019 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: Union South

These companies have an urgent need to hire new professionals. Open positions include full-time, internship and part-time opportunities, with openings for students at all degree levels.  The Madison Area Computer Sciences Job Fair provides an excellent opportunity to connect CS students with area companies and career opportunities.

More information here!

Fair Highlights

Features over 30 employers looking to fill hiring goals later in the semester