STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Fair
Friday, February 12, 202111:00AM - 3:00PM
virtual through Hire-A-Niner
Virtual career fair focused on opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math; open to all majors and all class levels (UNC Charlotte students & alumni). ~75 employers and grad programs offering full-time jobs, internships, and co-ops. Attendees include Fortune 100 companies, nonprofits, government agencies, and local businesses.
The virtual career fair will be in Hire-A-Niner - you'll be able to videochat one-on-one with recruiters. Watch this video to see how the fair will work - https://vimeo.com/446651089/4423ceafb4
View the Virtual Career Fair Crash Course video (information on how to prepare for the event and what to expect the day of the fair: https://youtu.be/OF53L4Z_MdE
The career fair holds value for students at all levels:
- Seniors can connect with employers for full-time, post-grad positions.
- Sophomores & Juniors can meet employers offering internships and co-ops.
- Freshmen can explore career options by talking with professionals and get a head-start on applying for internships.
- Graduate students will find full-time and internship opportunities with ~50% of fair employers.
Prepare for the fair by attending a quick session focused on resumes, selling your skills, working a career fair, and talking to employers. The Career Fair Crash Course series is held in the Spring - find details in Hire-A-Niner or on our Events page.
- Virtual event - for more information and to participate, go to http://go.uncc.edu/STEM
- Event is free and open to UNC Charlotte students & alumni (event is not open to the public)
- #1 tip from fair employers: Research! Do a little research on employers of interest
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can participate in the fair?
UNC Charlotte students and alumni
Is there a charge to participate?
No, there's no charge for students and alumni who want to participate to connect with employers and graduate programs.
What kind of interactions will there be?
Students/alumni will be able to videochat one-on-one with recruiters. Some organizations may also offer a group chat.
What technology do I need?
You will need a device that has a camera and microphone. It's ideal if you can participate using a device with a large screen or 2 screens.
What should I wear?
Professional business attire (a suit) is recommended. Dress as professionally as you can.
Can I share a resume with recruiters?
Yes, when you RSVP for the event (by clicking the Attend button), you will be able to upload a new resume or choose a resume that you already uploaded into Hire-A-Niner. Employers will be able to see that resume when they videochat with you; they can even see resumes before the event.
I submitted a new resume when I RSVPed for the fair, and the resume wasn't approved. What do I do now?
You are encouraged to make edits to your resume (specific information is provided in the email you receive about your resume needing changes) and upload it into Hire-A-Niner. You can participate in the career fair without a resume, although we strongly recommend having a resume uploaded.
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