Preparing for a Career Fair

With the Fall 2021 Virtual Career Fairs coming up, there’s still plenty of time to prepare to chat with top employers in many different industries! Whether that means figuring out what your Handshake profile still needs, brushing up on your video interview etiquette, or researching the employers you’re most interested in, the Career Center has you covered with helpful tips.

Start off by checking out the lists of employers who are attending the two-day virtual fair that we’ve taken the liberty of categorizing by Career Community. Not part of a Career Community yet? They’re super easy to join and you get access to lots of resources specific to your chosen industry—or industries!

Wednesday

Business Entrepreneurship & Consulting

  • BDO USA LLP
  • Associated Bank
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Morningstar Inc.
  • Interactive Brokers
  • Newell Brands
  • Northern Trust
  • First Midwest Bank
  • U.S. Bank
  • Target

  • City Year
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
  • Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
  • Peace Corps

Education, Nonprofit & Government

Health Care & Science

  • University of Chicago, Section of Hospitality Management
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Dentsu
  • Shure Incorporated

Media, Communication, Arts & Entertainment

Technology & Design

  • Americaneagle.com
  • Bectran
  • DMC Inc.
  • CURO Financial Technologies
  • Perficient

Thursday

  • First Midwest Bank
  • CIBC
  • Ferrara Candy Company
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • MetLife
  • Marcum LLP
  • Mezars USA LLP
  • Jewel-Osco

Business Entrepreneurship & Consulting

Education, Nonprofit & Government

  • City Year
  • Illinois Tollway
  • U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • University of Chicago, Section of Hospitality Management
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Medline

Health Care & Science

Media, Communication, Arts & Entertainment

  • Dentsu
  • Americaneagle.com
  • AccuLynx
  • Bectran
  • iManage
  • Reveal Data

Technology & Design

Make sure check out this quick guide that will take you through all the steps you should take to prepare and don’t forget to register for both days (Wednesday & Thursday) of the virtual fair!