Career Fair at RecPlex

Career and Internship Fairs

spring 2019 career and internship fair

Monday, February 11, 2019 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM | UD RecPlex

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 are typically looking for internship, co-op and full-time employees. Career fair training workshops and resume critiques with employers are available prior to the 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
  • Review the top Career Fair Tips
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume
  • Research the attending organizations through Handshake and The Fairs App
  • Set up an appointment with a career advisor or attend one of our preparation workshops 

Information for Employers

University of Dayton Career and Internship Fairs are open to students and alumni from ALL MAJORS seeking employment in internships/co-ops and full-time opportunities. Registration is available through Handshake

Fees

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 2019 career & internship fair

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

event sponsorship

UD will be using The Fairs App for students. As an event sponsor, you would receive the following for $100:

Banner Ad: Sponsor logos will be displayed at the top of the screen. The order is random and the ads will change every 6 seconds.

Sponsor Flag: Your organization will be marked with a flag icon noting your sponsor status.

Prime Placement: Sponsors will be listed at the top of the organization list and noted as such.

Early Access to Students: The event space will open 30 minutes early (at 12:30 PM) for students who have not previously attended a career fair, the majority of which will be 1st year students. Career Services staff will escort these students to employer booths to learn more about what to expect at a career fair. Open House participation is only open to Event Sponsors. 

Access to Analytics:
  • Employer Website Visits: the number of times users visit your website via the fair app
  • Employer Favorites: the number of times users have favorited your organization via the fair app
  • Detailed Ad Report: which ads are seen and clicked

Location

The event will take place at the University of Dayton RecPlex, located at 2 Evanston Ave., Dayton, OH 45409.

parking

Free parking will be available, without a pass, in U1 Lot. After parking, walk to the "Shuttle" sign for transportation from U1 Lot (located near the Dayton Marriott) to the RecPlex. Shuttles will have under carriage storage for package transportation and students will be available at the RecPlex to assist with unloading and transporting materials to your booth. Shuttle service will run continuously between U1 Lot and the RecPlex from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM. 

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 the Marriott - University of Dayton - 2066 Edwin C Moses Blvd., Dayton, OH 45417 (across from the UD Arena)

                                         Schedule of Events

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Academic Fair
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 & Internship Fair
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Event Concludes and Booth Teardown

facility & booths

The event will take place in the North Gym of the UD RecPlex. Upon check-in, your organization will be directed to your booth location. 

Your booth will consist of one 6' table within an 8'x8' space with two chairs. Electrical outlets are limited and may be quite a distance from your booth. Please bring your own extension cord.

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 and shuttle transportation. 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.

transporting & shipping your recruiting materials

Prior to the event, UD student helps will be available from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM near the main entrance of the RecPlex, on Evanston Avenue, to assist with unloading and transporting recruiting materials from the shuttle to your designated booth. Student assistance will also be available immediately following the event to assist with booth teardown and transporting items back to the shuttle. 

Employers may also ship career fair materials to campus prior to the event, and should be received no sooner than Wednesday, February 6 and no later than Friday, February 8 (weekend deliveries will not be accepted). Please include your company name on the outside of the shipment. Once received, your materials will be placed at your booth prior to the event. Please send materials to:

University of Dayton RecPlex
Attn: Career Fair
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469-0790

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 our Central Receiving department the following day.

cancellations & 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 1 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, or request a campus interview date through Handshake

Please note that a limited number of interview spaces are available on February 12 following the Career & Internship Fair, and we will accommodate as many requests as possible. When submitting your on-campus interview request, please be prepared with alternative date selections should your first choice not be available. 

save the dates!

                                           Fall 2019 Career & Internship Fair - September 16

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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Alumni House 208 L Street 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2711

937-229-2045