Career and Internship Fairs

SPRING 2018 career and internship fair

Monday, February 12, 2018 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM | Marriott at the University of Dayton

Scheduled each semester for all majors, this event provides an opportunity for employers, students and alumni to meet and discuss job opportunities. Companies in attendance typically are looking for internship, co-op and full-time employees. Career fair training workshops and resume critiques with employers are available prior to the Career Fair.

Information for Students/Alumni

This event is open to all UD students and alumni interested in looking for internships/co-ops and full-time careers. Employers will be seeking candidates from a variety of majors for opportunities with their organizations in cities across the country. 

Don't forget to...

  • Dress professionally
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume
  • Research the organizations attending so you know who to approach and how. When viewing registered attendees in Handshake, check back often as employers are added regularly.
  • Set up an appointment with a career advisor or attend one of our workshops (Feb. 8 or Feb. 9) to help you prepare for the event in advance. 

Look for stickers on organization signs. Red stickers are organizations participating in the First Time Attendee Open House from 12:30 - 1:00 PM. 

shuttle information

Shuttles will be available to take students from the UD RecPlex to the Marriott at the University of Dayton. Shuttles will be on a continuous loop starting at 12:30 PM with the final drop off at 5:30 PM back at the RecPlex. 

The University of Dayton strives to provide equal and easy access to programs and services for individuals with disabilities. Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations to attend are encouraged to contact Kelsey O'Rourke (937.229.2078; korourke1@udayton.edu) with their request.

Information for Employers

Employers are invited to visit our campus and meet with students and alumni from ALL MAJORS seeking employment in internships/co-ops and full-time opportunities. A limited number of booths will be available. 


Registration fee includes:

-One 6' table and two chairs

-Assistance with loading and unloading recruiting supplies

-Lunch available with faculty and Career Services staff from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM and refreshments throughout the day

Fees for 2018 Career & Internship Fair

$100 - Non-Profit Organizations
$250 - Government Agencies
$500 - Corporations
$750 - Corporation Double Booth Rate


The event will take place at the Marriott at the University of Dayton, located at 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. 


Free parking will be available, without a pass, in U1 Lot. Please do not park in the Marriott lot. After parking, enter the Marriott through the main entrance, where students will be available to assist with transporting materials to your booth. Feel free to drop materials at the main entrance with students, prior to parking.

University of Dayton Career Services is not responsible for parking violation tickets. 

Lodging and Hotels

The University of Dayton has several hotels within close proximity.

  • Marriott at the University of Dayton - 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton OH 45409
  • Courtyard by Marriott - University of Dayton -  2066 Edwin C Moses Blvd., Dayton OH 45417 (across from the UD Arena)

Schedule of Events

10:00 AM  - 1:00 PM
  • Company Check-In and Booth Setup
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lunch
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

First Time Attendee Open House

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Career Fair
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Event Concludes and Booth Teardown

Please note that our event concludes at 5:00 PM in order to serve our students and alumni who may not be able to attend our fair until after classes or work. Employers are encouraged to stay until the event concludes.

Registration Instructions

Registration is available through Handshake

Transporting Your Recruiting Materials

Prior to the event, UD student helpers will be available from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM near the main entrance of the Marriott, on River Park Drive, to assist with transporting recruiting materials to your designated booth. Student assistance will also be available immediately following the event to assist with booth teardown.

Employers may also ship career fair materials in advance of the event, and should be received no sooner than Wednesday, February 7 and no later than Friday, February 9. Please include your company name on the outside of your shipment. Once received, your materials will be placed at your booth prior to the event. Please send materials to:

Marriott at the University of Dayton
Attn: Career Fair
1414 S. Patterson Blvd
Dayton, OH 45409


If you wish to ship your items back to your facility from campus following the event, please completely package your items following the fair, including providing your own shipping forms complete with pre-addressed labels. Your items will be shipped out from the Marriott at the University of Dayton the following day.

Facility and Booth Information

The event will take place at the Marriott at the University of Dayton. Upon check-in, your organization will be directed to your booth location. 

Your booth will consist of one 6’ table and two chairs. Electrical outlets are limited and may be quite a distance from your booth. Please bring your own extension cords and/or surge protectors

Please note: booths will NOT be separated by pipe and drape. We encourage you to limit the size and number of items you bring to the event based on the booth space. However, we do encourage you to bring stand-up/retractable signs, which fit within the booth space, and table materials with your organization name and logo. Please also consider the number of recruiters attending the fair, as booth space will be limited.

Cancellations and Refunds

If your organization chooses to cancel or is unable to attend the career fair after registration, please email our office at employerrelations@udayton.edu no later than Friday, February 2, 2018 in order to receive a refund of your attendance fee. Refunds will not be permitted after this date.

On-Campus Interviews

If you would like to schedule on-campus interviews either before or after the Career & Internship Fair, please contact Theresa Withrow, Recruiting Coordinator at 937-229-2073 or twithrow1@udayton.edu.

Please note that a limited number of interview rooms are available on February 13 following the Career & Internship Fair, and we will accommodate as many requests as possible. Please be prepared with alternative date selections should your first choice not be available. 

The University of Dayton strives to provide equal and easy access to programs and services for individuals with disabilities. Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations to attend are encouraged to contact Kelsey O'Rourke (937-229-2078; korourke1@udayton.edu) with their request. 

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