Events

Career Fairs & Employer Networking Events

Career fairs and employer networking events provide you with wonderful opportunities to meet recruiters from a wide variety of industries. University Career Services, along with other campus career centers and student organizations, host a variety of career fairs and employer networking events thought the year. University Career Services is also available to help you perfect your marketing pitch and your career fair approach strategy to assist you in preparing for these events.

Fall 2017 Career Fairs and Events

Career fairs and events provide opportunities to engage with potential employers and candidates. Below are a variety of career fairs and events hosted by University Career Services (UCS) throughout the year.

UCS Hosted Career Fairs

Virtual Recruitment Event
Hosted by: UCS (open to all academic majors)

July 13, 2017
9:00am – 4:00pm
Online (Cougar Pathway)
Markeia Scruggs, 713.743.5098

Campus Jobs for Coogs
Hosted by: UCS (open to all academic majors)

August 8, 2017
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Student Center Houston Room
Markeia Scruggs, 713.743.5098

Energy Career Fair
Hosted by: UCS (open to all academic majors)

September 13, 2017
11:00am – 3:30pm
UH Hilton Hotel Ballroom
Markeia Scruggs, 713.743.5098

Career & Internship Fair
Hosted by: UCS (open to all academic majors)

September 20, 2017
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Student Center Houston Room, E & W Ballrooms
Markeia Scruggs, 713.743.5098

Biotechnology Recruiting Event
Hosted by: UCS (open to all academic majors)

October 6, 2017
11:00am – 2:00pm
UH Sugar Land Brazos Hall
Markeia Scruggs, 713.743.5098

Health and HDFS Career and Internship Fair
Hosted by UCS, HSA, and Human Development Student Association

November 3, 2017
11:00am – 2:00pm
Farish Hall Kiva Room
Markeia Scruggs, 713.743.5098

Other University of Houston Career Fairs

College of Technology Career Fair
Hosted by: College of Technology**

September 12, 2017
11:00am - 3:00pm
Student Center Houston Room
Christal Pradia, 713.743.4100

Computer Science Career Fair
Hosted by: Department of Computer Science** (open to computer science majors only)

September 13, 2017
10:00am – 2:00pm
Student Center Houston Room
Matthew Pariyothorn, 713.743.1317

Engineering Career Fair
Hosted by: The Cullen College of Engineering**

September 14, 2017
10:00am – 4:00pm
Student Center
Antonio Hurt, 713.743.4230

Business Career Fair
Hosted by: C.T. Bauer College of Business**

September 15, 2017
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Hilton University of Houston Hotel
Raji Aiyer, 832.842.6130

HRM Career Fair
Hosted by: Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management**

October 19, 2017
9:15am – 12:15pm
Hilton University of Houston Hotel
Colleen Gleeson, 713.743.2483

Sales Career Fair
Hosted by: Program for Excellence in Selling (open to all academic majors)

November 3, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Student Center South, Houston Room
Sales Excellence Institute, 713.743.4564

**Please note: unless a career fair is advertised “for all academic majors,” it may be restricted for certain majors only. If there is any question, be sure to check with the career fair contact to determine who is eligible to attend. Contact information, when available, is provided for each career fair.


Special Events

University Career Services hosts a variety of professional development events and preparation programs that allow you to explore, engage, empower and employ yourself as you connect with professionals from a variety of industries. One of our main professional development programs comes in the form of our biannual Professional Development Week. For more information take a peek at our upcoming events below:

Visit the University Career Services Events Calendar to see upcoming professional development events.


Workshops

University Career Services hosts a series of workshops throughout the year. Our Career Counselors also provide presentations and workshops to student organizations, as well as faculty and staff on-campus. For a complete list of our upcoming workshops take a peek at our Fall Workshop lineup below:

Please RSVP in Cougar Pathway to reserve a seat for the workshop. Dates and times of workshops can be also be found on our Events Calendar.


College Based Drop-Ins

UCS Career Counselors visit our academic partners to provide students 1:1 on feedback and support. Please, see the Fall 2017 schedule below:
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Valenti School of Communication

College of Architecture and Design

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics