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Career Fair

Student Information Employer Information

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Houston (UH), in collaboration with the student organization, CougarCS, hosts a career fair each fall and spring. The Computer Science Career Fair is an avenue for current CS students and companies to connect and discuss rewarding opportunities such as internships, co-ops, and full-time positions.

Computer Science Career Fair - Fall 2017
Wednesday, September 13
10am -2pm
Student Center South (UC) – Houston Room (2nd floor)


For Employers

Employer Registration Form

Based on past attendance, we expect to connect you with close to 400 Computer Science students.

Employer Schedule (tentative)

  • 8:30am-9:30am Employer setup
  • 8:30am-10am Employer breakfast
  • 10:00am-2:00pm Career Fair
  • 11:00am-1:00pm Employer lunch (concurrent with career fair)
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm Post-event meeting/reception with department chair

Registration fee: $500. There is a reduced rate for government entities. The fee is waived for Friends of Computer Science (FoCS). Inquiries regarding the government rate or participation in the FoCS program, please contact Matthew Pariyothorn at mmpariyo@central.uh.edu.

There are no extra fees for addtional recruiters, parking or electricity. There is, however, a holding and storage fee (varies by number and size) for all shipments of recruiting materials.

Employer priority registration deadline: August 16, 2017
Employer final registration deadline: August 30, 2017

Steps to register:

  1. Submit the Employer Registration Form (google form external link). If you have technical issues opening the form, please email Matthew Pariyothorn mmpariyo@central.uh.edu to receive a pdf form.
  2. Submit a $500 payment online or via check. Instructions will be provided upon submission of the Employer Registration Form.

Employer Registration Form

If you have questions or need additional information regarding the career fair, contact Matthew Pariyothorn at mmpariyo@central.uh.edu.


For Students

Preparing for Career Fair

Resume Reviews - do you need assistance with preparing or editting your resume? The department invites UH Career Services as well as company representatives to review review resumes prior the fair. The dates, times and locations will be posted at a later date. For additional assistance, refer to the UH Career Services resource page and/or schedule a one-on-one appointment with a Career Counselor through CougarPathway.

Prep Workshops - CougarCS, in partnership company representatives, will host Career Fair Prep Workshops. Monitor the CougarCS website for updates and details.

Online Resources - University Career Services has online resources to help develop and improve your resume, as well as tips for preparing for the career fair.

Career Fair Details and Policies

All currently enrolled UH Computer Science students are encouraged to attend. Meet with any employer anytime between 10am-2pm.

A UH ID is required for entry.

Resumes – be sure to bring several copies of your professional resume.

Bag Policy - no backpacks will be permitted into the career fair. You will be able to store your bag in a separate room during check-in. The bag room will be monitored by a student volunteer.

Dress Code Policy - UH CS and CougarCS recommend dressing business professional. We adhere to the dress code policy outlined by UH Career Services. Students who fail to follow the dress code policy may be prohibited from entering the career fair until they are in compliance. Take a look at this infograph for reference. A list of resources are available if you are in need of professional dress assistance.

Employers Attending

An employer list and booth location map will be posted prior to the event.


Contact

If you have questions or need additional information regarding the career fair, contact Matthew Pariyothorn at mmpariyo@central.uh.edu.

If you are a student needing assistance with preparing for the career fair, utilize the resources on the UH Career Services website or contact the UH STEM Career Counselor, Caitlin MacNeil, at cmacneil@central.uh.edu or 713-743-5100.