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Summer 2024 Employer Events

Career Fair Resources

Career Fair Resources for Students

Common Career Fair Questions (and Answers)

Why should I attend a University of Houston Career Fair?

  • The University of Houston is one of the most diverse, public research institutions in the nation.
  • In Fall 2020, over 47,000 students were enrolled.
  • We are a Hispanic Serving Institution (more than 25% of our student body identifies as Hispanic or Latinx)
  • Nearly 40-50% of our students identify as first-generation.
  • Our students are hardworking, most work and go to school at the same time!
  • On average we see between 700 students per in-person career fair (Range 100-1200, depending on the event). Virtual career fairs average 350 students.
  • Easy to register and strong communication from our employer team!
  • Career Fairs are excellent recruitment, networking and branding opportunities.

What online platform (Symplicity / Handshake) do we use?

  • University Career Services, the central career center on campus, uses Symplicity.
  • Our colleagues in the Bauer College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and Law Center also use Symplicity.
  • The College of Technology uses Handshake. (If you see UH on Handshake please know its only accessible to College of Technology

Are there multiple career fairs at UH?

  • University Career Services hosts multiple events per semester.
  • Our colleagues in the Bauer College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, Computer Science Department, College of Architecture and Design and College of Technology also hold career fairs, only for their students.
  • The University of Houston system is also home to other campuses, like UH Downtown, UH
    Clearlake and UH Victoria. These are separate institutions, with their own mascots!

UH Career Fairs virtual or in-person?

  • University Career Services will have a mix of virtual, in-person and hybrid career fairs. Our goal is to provide more in-person events in Spring 2022.
  • Please, check with our colleagues above to determine if our colleges will be hosting in-person or virtual events.

Virtual Career Fair Resources for Employers

Hybrid Recruiting Resources for Employers (On-campus Interviews)

In-person Career Fair Resources for Employers

  • UH COVID-19 Protocols
  • What is provided?
    • 6 foot table, 2 chairs
    • Parking validations
  • What to bring? 
    • Promotional items
    • Recruitment brochures
    • Business cards
    • Table cloth/backdrop/table display

College Based Career Center - FALL 2024 Career Fairs (In-Person)




Bauer College of Business 
Pre-Recruiting Mixers (in-person)

September 13, 2024 (in-person)

College of Business majors only

NSM + Computer Science
Career Fair

September 10, 2024 (in-person)

College of NSM majors only

Cullen College of Engineering Career Fair 
Engineering and Technology Career Fair

September 11-12, 2024 (in-person)

College of Engineering majors only

Bauer College of Business 
Business Career Fair

September 13, 2024 (in-person)

College of Business majors only

Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership 
Career Fair (in-person)

October 3, 2024(in-person)

GHL students only