Post a Job or Internship
Employers have the opportunity to list full-time, internship or cooperative education positions via Handshake, our web-based platform. Please visit Handshake Tips for some common questions employers have about using Handshake.
Attend a Career Fair
UConn hosts numerous career fairs each year, many through the Center for Career Development. The Center hosts the university’s two largest fairs in the fall – STEM and All-University; an Internship & Co-op Fair and a Careers for the Common Good Job Fair in February and a Spring Fair in March. In addition, many UConn schools and colleges as well as regional campuses host fairs throughout the year. Registration and more information on fairs can be found on Handshake. For more information on career fairs, please contact Wendy Kopp, Coordinator, Corporate Partner Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming 2023 UConn Careers Fairs:
- UConn Hartford Career Fair – Wednesday, 1/11/23 from 3pm to 6pm (10 Prospect Street, Hartford)
The UConn Hartford Career Fair is designed to attract students from all over UConn and area colleges, who are looking for a job or internship in the Greater Hartford area. The UConn Hartford Career Fair is open and advertised to UConn students, including the Hartford regional campus students as well as local students’ home on winter break. Employers can register and get more information here.
- UConn Storrs Internship & Co-op Fair – Wednesday, 2/1/23 from 11am-3pm (Storrs campus -Student Union)
The UConn Storrs Internship & Co-op Fair will be held on the Storrs campus and is open to employers across all industries recruiting for internships and co-op opportunities. Employers can register and get more information here.
- Careers for the Common Good Career Expo – Tuesday, 2/28/23 from 1-3pm (Storrs campus – Student Union)
The Careers for the Common Good Career Expo will be held on the Storrs Campus and is open to employers in socially responsible vocations in industries ranging from public service & non-profits to benefit-corporations & social enterprises. Students will be encouraged to network, make connections, and have career conversations with employers to increase their career readiness skills. Employers can register and get more information here.
- UConn Stamford Spring 2023 Career Fair, Wednesday, 3/8/23 (Stamford Campus)
The UConn Stamford Spring Career Fair is for employers across all industries recruiting for current and future internships, and full-time career opportunities. This is a great opportunity to identify talent early and increase your employer presence at the University of Connecticut! Employers can register and get more information here.
- UConn Storrs Spring 2023 Career Fair, Tuesday, 3/28/23 from 11am-3pm(Storrs campus – Gampel Pavilion)
The UConn Storrs Spring Career Fair for employers across all industries recruiting for current and future internships, and full-time career opportunities. Come engage with top talent and hundreds of students at the Spring Career Fair. Employers can register and get more information here.
Engage in Employer Opportunities
The following options can be available to employers in order to promote awareness of their organization and market job opportunities available for students. Inquire with your Corporate Partner Relations contact to learn more.
Informal tabling opportunities (virtual or in-person) at various schools, colleges, and campuses.
Co-host a career program, virtually or in-person, with the Center for Career Development, and answer student questions from the employer perspective.
The Career Champion Program connects and engages faculty, staff, alumni, and employer partners who are actively assisting UConn students in determining and reaching their career goals.
Invite UConn students for a tour of your offices virtually or in-person.
Showcase your organization and speak about your organization’s operations, mission, and career opportunities. Set up an employer-hosted virtual event in Handshake and share with UConn students.
Interview students in-person (Storrs and Stamford), or set up virtual interviews with any UConn student via Handshake and conduct the interview on your virtual platform.
Write a blog (500 word or less) about your organization that aligns with one of our Career Communities or Affinity Community Pages. To submit a guest blog, click here.
Contact us to discuss customized recruiting strategies to meet your specific goals, including sponsorships, advertising, presentations, on-campus branding and more. Our team is happy to assist employers based on your location and recruiting needs. If you need help getting started, please email email@example.com and you will be introduced to your CPR contact.
Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations
Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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